The highly anticipated showdown between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou in Saudi Arabia has concluded with Tyson Fury emerging as the victor in one of 2023’s most significant boxing events. This bout, which unfolded in the early hours of Sunday, October 29, 2023, has sparked widespread interest regarding the earnings of both fighters.
According to reports from major news agencies, Tyson Fury had previously revealed in an interview, months before the fight, that Francis Ngannou was set to earn a substantial sum, possibly up to $10 million from this match. Notably, this amount surpasses Ngannou’s earnings from his most significant UFC bout. Tyson Fury commented, “Everyone said he was an idiot for walking away from the UFC, and now, all of a sudden, he’s a genius, isn’t he? The guy is about to secure a $10 million bag. Come on! They’ve got egg on their face! Francis is going to secure a substantial fortune. He’ll be rich!”
On the other hand, Tyson Fury’s earnings from the fight are estimated to be over $50 million, marking it as the most lucrative purse of his professional career for this ten-round encounter with Francis Ngannou, as reported by the Sun UK.