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Joshua inspired by McGregor ahead of Ngannou clash in Soudi Arabia

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louis Buyisiwe

Mar 6, 2024

Joshua inspired by McGregor

"Anthony Joshua expressing admiration for Conor McGregor's approach to life, drawing inspiration from their interaction for his upcoming bout against Francis Ngannou in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia."
Anthony Joshua, fueled by inspiration from Mcgregor and ready for glory, stands on the brink of history at 'Knockout Chaos' in Riyadh with Francis Ngannou

Anthony Joshua, the esteemed two-time heavyweight boxing champion, is gearing up for a groundbreaking match against former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou.

The high-profile fight, termed 'Knockout Chaos,' is scheduled for March 8 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This bout represents a significant crossover between the realms of boxing and mixed martial arts, attracting widespread attention from fans and media alike.


Joshua's admiration for MMA legend Conor McGregor came to the forefront following an interaction after his victory over Robert Helenius, sponsored by McGregor's Forged Irish Stout.

Side to side training video of the two giant


Joshua praised McGregor's zest for life and his ability to inspire others to embrace life fully, indicating that McGregor's influence has shaped his own outlook on life and competition.


As the boxing community anticipates the Joshua vs. Ngannou clash, Joshua's reflections on McGregor's larger-than-life persona underscore the mutual respect and inspirational exchange between athletes across combat sports. This bout not only showcases the blend of boxing and MMA talent but also highlights the importance of living life to the fullest, a lesson Joshua carries into the ring inspired by McGregor's dynamic approach to life and sports.

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