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Fans think Francis Ngannou 'cursed' himself with walkout before Anthony Joshua fight

Fans think Francis Ngannou 'cursed' himself with walkout before Anthony Joshua fight

Francis Ngannou suffered a second consecutive professional boxing defeat after being knocked out by Anthony Joshua.

Fans think Francis Ngannou cursed himself with his walkout song choice ahead of his defeat to Anthony Joshua.

Ngannou was tipped to give AJ some difficulty in the 'Knockout Chaos' main event, having gone the distance with WBC world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury in his professional boxing debut back in October.

Many felt as though Ngannou was the rightful winner on that occasion after putting the Gypsy King on the deck in the third round.

But that was certainly not the case in his second fight.

The Cameroonian was knocked out in the second round by Joshua in a devastating performance in the Kingdom Arena.

Ngannou had been put on the canvas on two occasions before a final brutal blow from Joshua caused the referee stoppage.

But fans saw the outcome coming after Ngannou walked out in Riyadh to Drake's hit 'God's Plan'.

The Canadian rapper lost a whopping £479,481 after betting on Ngannou to win.

One fan wrote: "Please who advised Ngannou to come in with Drake's song? Didn't they tell him?"

A second said: "Walking out to a drake song is mistake #1 for Ngannou lol."

A third added: "Ngannou first problem is entering with a drake song, seems he doesn’t know the Drake's curse."

A fourth asked: "Why has Ngannou brought the Drake curse upon himself with this walkout song?"

A fifth commented: "The Drake curse continues night night Ngannou."

A sixth had predicted: "Ngannou coming out to Drake, it's game over for him."

Image: Getty
Image: Getty

Ngannou required medical treatment after the clean knockout but fortunately was able to get back to his feet.

The Predator became the latest victim of the 'Drake Curse', joining the likes of Sean Strickland, Israel Adesanya and Jake Paul in losing after 'Drizzy' forked out huge bets on them.

Featured Image Credit: Getty & Instagram/@champagnepapi

Topics: Anthony Joshua, Francis Ngannou, Tyson Fury, Drake