Former UFC heavyweight champ Francis Ngannou has actually signed with the Professional Fighters League (PFL) after being removed of his title and stopping working to concur terms on a brand-new agreement with the UFC. Ngannou will fight solely for the PFL in its pay-per-view superfight department and his very first arranged fight is set for early 2024. He will likewise act as chairman and equity owner in PFL Africa and CEO Peter Murray has actually called the offer a “tactical collaboration”. Ngannou has actually revealed a desire to complete in boxing and possible bouts against Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder, and Dillian Whyte might be on the cards. The PFL has actually formerly signed outdoors stars such as Olympic gold medal fighter Claressa Shields and French fighter Cedric Doumbe.