Riyadh, January 16, 2024, Advisor Turki Al AL-Sheikh, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), recently announced that the much-anticipated "Knockout Chaos" event is set to unfold on March 8 at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh. This unique spectacle will witness a clash between two titans of the sports world – the two-time world heavyweight-boxing champion Anthony Joshua and the acclaimed mixed martial arts champion Francis Ngannou.
Al AL-Sheikh emphasized the significance of this event as a focal point of Riyadh Season, showcasing the city's ability to host high-profile international sporting competitions. The match is poised to draw attention not only from avid fans but also from international champions, adding to the global allure of the event.
In addition to the main event, "Knockout Chaos" promises an exciting undercard featuring compelling matchups. China's WBO interim world champion Zhang Zhilei will defend his title against former champion Joseph Parker, adding another layer of intensity to the evening. Meanwhile, Mexican featherweight boxer Rey Vargas, holding the WBC champion title, is set to defend his crown against Liverpool's own Nick Ball.
With the Kingdom Arena as the backdrop for this thrilling sporting extravaganza, "Knockout Chaos" is poised to be a landmark event, capturing the attention of sports enthusiasts worldwide. As Riyadh continues to position itself as a hub for global entertainment, this event signifies a remarkable chapter in the city's journey to host world-class competitions and foster a vibrant entertainment landscape.