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Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou undercard IN FULL: Joseph Parker returns, ‘future of boxing’ and Brit champion feature

Fabio Wardley and David Adeleye will face off as part of a stacked card for the Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou showdown in Saudi Arabia this weekend.

The pre-main event action is headlined by Wardley vs Adeleye for the British heavyweight title.

Fabio Wardley is the current British heavyweight champion

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Fabio Wardley is the current British heavyweight champion

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Wardley and Adeleye have been through an intense build-up, clashing during their first face-to-face meeting after a series of jibes from the challenger.

The tussle ended with Wardley walking away with a couple of cuts and nicks across his face, so things are bound to get heated as the two unbeaten Brits clash.

Elsewhere, former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker is also back in action.

The New Zealander was brutally beaten by Joe Joyce last year but has bounced back by winning his last two fights.

Parker is back in the ring

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Parker is back in the ringCredit: Richard Pelham / The Sun

And now he faces 34-year-old Canadian Simon Kean.

Kean has been a professional since 2011 and has won all of his bouts since 2018, so this should be a great contest.

Meanwhile, the so-called ‘future of heavyweight boxing‘ Moses Itauma will be making an appearance on the undercard and will face Istvan Bernath.

The youngster is currently 5-0-0 and has earned huge praise from his promoter, Frank Warren, and trainer, Shane McGuigan.

Fury vs Ngannou: Full undercard

Subject to change

  • MAIN EVENT: Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou 
  • Fabio Wardley vs David Adeleye
  • Joseph Parker vs Simon Kean
  • Arslanbek Makhmudov v Junior Anthony Wright
  • Moses Itauma vs Istvan Bernath
  • Carlos Takam vs Martin Bakole
  • Jack McGann v Alcibiade Duran Galvan
Itauma is a force to be reckoned with

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Itauma is a force to be reckoned withCredit: Getty

Fury vs Ngannou undercard: How to follow

The action will take place on Saturday, October 28 and is being held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The undercard will get going at around 6pm while the ring-walks for the main event can be expected at around 10pm UK time. Confirmed times for the full card will be announced this week.

The event will be broadcast live on TNT Sports Box Office – the new name for BT Sport – and will cost £21.95.

ESPN+ is showing it in the USA and the PPV price has been announced as $79.99.

talkSPORT will have updates throughout fight week and talkSPORT.com will be running a live blog of all the action on fight night as well.

To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the website, click HERE for the live stream.

You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

Fury versus Ngannou boasts a great undercard

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Fury versus Ngannou boasts a great undercard

Fury vs Ngannou undercard: What’s been said?

British heavyweight champion Wardley isn’t expecting too much from his opponent.

Speaking to Queensbury, he said: “He is what he is. He’s useless for the most part.

“He’s not really done too much. He’s got a loud mouth and a lot to say for himself with not a lot of substance to back it up. I think that’s the difference in us. 

“One of the comparative differences between us is that I don’t really say too much in terms of jibing at my opponents or really going for them but I’ll get in the ring on the night and I’ll show you.

“After that, maybe I’ll take it to Twitter and I’ll rub it in a bit. Aside from that, I’m not really going at you too much whereas he seems to be the opposite.

“He’s got a lot of talk, a lot of mouth and a lot of the big I am.”

Wardley doesn't rate his opponent

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Wardley doesn’t rate his opponentCredit: Mark Robinson/Matchroom

Meanwhile, Kean can’t wait to face Parker.

He said: “I’m excited to shock the world.

“I know I’m a top fighter, it’s time for me to show it and put my name at the top of the rankings.”

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