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UFC Heavyweight Contender Tom Aspinall May Assist Tyson Fury in Preparing for Francis Ngannou

As the much-anticipated showdown between boxing champion Tyson Fury and UFC powerhouse Francis Ngannou draws near, a surprising twist might be in store for Fury's training camp.

UFC heavyweight contender Tom Aspinall has disclosed that he's been in talks with Fury, and there's a possibility that he could be lending a helping hand in preparing the "Gypsy King" for the fight.

Aspinall revealed:

"He called me the other day and asked if I would help him to train and stuff. We'll see how it goes, mate. I have a busy schedule myself. We'll be in touch again after my fight is over with."

Aspinall's fight against Marcin Tybura in the main event of UFC Fight Night 224 marks his return to the Octagon after recovering from knee surgery due to an injury sustained last July while facing Curtis Blaydes.

The clash between Fury and Ngannou is set to take place in Saudi Arabia on October 28, in a 10-round professional boxing match where Fury's WBC title won't be at stake. While some have speculated on Ngannou's chances against the boxing legend, Aspinall remains sceptical about the UFC fighter's odds. He commented:

"I think Ngannou has a puncher's chance, but it's a very, very, very small puncher's chance. As someone who's sparred Tyson a lot and seen Tyson up close sparring a lot and seeing him fight up close, I think that someone with the inexperience of someone like Francis Ngannou it's going to be really tough."

Aspinall recognizes the sheer power of Ngannou's punches but emphasizes Fury's unmatched mastery in the boxing ring.

"Tyson Fury is a master at what he does, and it's going to be a tough night for Ngannou," he added.

The possibility of Aspinall joining forces with Fury in training adds an intriguing dimension to the upcoming fight, igniting excitement among fans from both the UFC and boxing communities. As the date draws nearer, all eyes will be on Fury and Ngannou as they prepare for what could be a defining moment in combat sports history.


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