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Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua, Francis Ngannou and Deontay Wilder have ALL had a go on arcade punch machine… but which heavyweight fighter comes out on top?

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  • Francis Ngannou demonstrated his devastating punching power in the video clip
  • Anthony Joshua and the ex-UFC star are set to fight in Saudi Arabia on March 8

Francis Ngannou has the superior hitting power to Anthony Joshua, while Tyson Fury dominated Deontay Wilder, according to their scores on a punch machine. 

Ngannou is set for his second professional boxing bout when he meets Joshua in Saudi Arabia on March 8 after previously impressing in his defeat against Tyson Fury.

Joshua is attempting to keep his plans of becoming a three-time heavyweight world title holder alive by beating Ngannou in the hopes of setting up a unificiation fight against the eventual winner of Oleksandr Usyk and Fury’s bout.

But amid the very serious machinations of the heavyweight division, most of the top contenders have been seen trying their hand at the classic punching machine over the years. 

Seven fighters in total can be seen in a video that was released on Instagram on Wednesday and the results are very revealing. 

Francis Ngannou unleashed a huge right-hand on a punch machine ahead of his clash with Joshua

Francis Ngannou and Anthony Joshua both demonstrated their devastating punching power

Francis Ngannou and Anthony Joshua both demonstrated their devastating punching power

Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury was thrilled with his near maximum score of the punching machine

Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury was thrilled with his near maximum score of the punching machine

First up was Joshua, who, presumably wishing to conceal his true power, opted to use his weaker left hand and still managed an impressive score of 965 units. 

However, that was some way off Ngannou with a connection on the punchball that rattled the machine and produced a maximum of 999. It is reasonable to suggest the figure would have continued to rise if the machine recorded four digits. 

What’s scarier still is that unlike all the other boxers, the 37-year-old barely wound up before letting off a devastating blow. 

Joshua’s score was also beaten by his long-time rival Fury. He too decided to go southpaw and recorded a mark of 993. 

Dillian Whyte showed he was no slouch with an effort that came agonisingly close to matching Fury’s. His thundering right hand produced a score of 992. 

Then came former heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who, generously, recorded a punch power of 930. His final result was obscured and could have instead been 830. 

Deontay Wilder (left) 'avenged' his bruising defeat to Joseph Parker (right) by recording a superior figure

Deontay Wilder (left) ‘avenged’ his bruising defeat to Joseph Parker (right) by recording a superior figure

His recent conqueror Joseph Parker was in that ballpark. The Kiwi could only manage a score of 871. The lowest of all the heavyweights. 

British boxer Joe Joyce was able to just sneak in front of Parker with a 936, though, curiously, after three attempts, his best result came using his left hand. On his favoured right, Joyce managed scores of 922 and 918.