Francis Ngannou – Anthony Joshua: start time of the fight, where to watch the broadcast

On March 8 at 18:00 Moscow time at the Kingdome Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, will start the evening of boxing, the main event of which will be a ten-round fight between former UFC champion, Francis Ngannou, and former world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua.

There will be no live broadcast of the fights on the territory of the Russian Federation. Officially, all fights of the tournament can be viewed on the streaming service DAZN, or in thematic groups Telegram and Vkontakte, which plan to broadcast the event. The main protagonists will enter the ring on March 9 at 1:00 Moscow time.

The day before, Francis Ngannou and Anthony Joshua had a final battle of glances at the official weigh-in ceremony, with the Cameroonian showing 123.6 kg (272.6 lbs) and the Brit recording 114.5 kg (252.4 lbs).

According to the plan of the organizers of the match, its winner will become the main contender for the fight with the absolute world champion in heavyweight boxing, which will be determined on May 18 in the confrontation between Tyson Fury and Alexander Usik. The Briton and the Ukrainian will unify the championship belts in the same arena, where Ngannou and Joshua will have to settle the relationship.