Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou weigh-in LIVE: The Gypsy King and former UFC star prepare to hit the scales in Saudi Arabia ahead of epic crossover bout this weekend

Follow Mail Sport’s live blog for the Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou weigh-in below. 

Two kings collide in Saudi Arabia

Big name predictions ahead of the fight

As we wait for the fighters to arrive, why not check out some of the major predictions for this fight from the biggest names from boxing and MMA?

We’ve packed in the likes of Eddie Hearn, Dereck Chisora, Mike Tyson, Jake Paul and Frank Warren – all giving their takes on how this one is going to go.

John Fury steals the show at the press-conference!

Well this contest is supposed to be about the heavyweight king and the MMA king – but Fury’s father John decided to steal the limelight at the press conference as he called out Ngannou’s trainer Mike Tyson before taking off his shirt and trying to get involved in the face off.

You’d expect nothing less from John – and you can only wonder what might happen today!

The Battle of the Baddest is almost here

Good afternoon and welcome to Mail Sport’s live blog for the weigh-in between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou ahead of the epic crossover showdown dubbed ‘The Battle of the Baddest’ on Saturday night.

Things are really heating up ahead of this highly-anticipated fight – after some entertaining scenes already at this week’s press conference.

There’s sure to be even more talking points and drama at the weigh-in today as both fighters prepare to tip the scales before locking horns in the ring.

The weigh-in is set to begin at around 4pm UK time. Stick with us and we’ll bring you all the latest news and quotes from fighters, pundits and coaches.

Boxing - Tyson Fury v Francis Ngannou - Press Conference - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - October 26, 2023 Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou pose for a photo during the press conference REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri

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