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UFC CEO Dana White has said that Anthony Joshua’s vicious second-round knockout of Francis Ngannou in Saudi Arabia late on Saturday night is exactly what happens when a novice boxer steps into the ring with a seasoned professional.

Ngannou’s night was ended early in Riyadh last weekend, after he was knocked out cold by a brutal right hand from the two-time heavyweight champion; a finishing blow which came swiftly after Joshua had knocked the former UFC champion to the canvas on two prior occasions before the completion of the second round.

White, speaking to the media following UFC 299 in Miami, Florida on Saturday, told the media, including The Mac Life, that he had seen the Joshua knockout “on social media” and said that this is exactly what happens when mixed martial artists try to switch gears into the world of boxing.

“I saw it on social media,” White said. “Going into the Fury fight, if Fury trained for the fight and didn’t show up and look like he ate Tyson Fury, that’s probably the way that fight would have ended, too.”

In Ngannou’s initial foray into boxing last October, he went ten rounds with WBC champion Fury before losing by a close split decision. The fight propelled the Cameroonian heavyweight in the Joshua bout — but according to White, this was a step too far for Ngannou.

“You know how I feel about crossovers into boxing,” White declared. “That’s how they end. Just like that.”

Watch White’s full comments in the video above, where he also discusses Sean O’Malley’s UFC 299 win against Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera.