Jose Mourinho has offered a new angle of Anthony Joshua’s devastating punch that knocked out Francis Ngannou during their fight in Saudi Arabia on Friday night, having captured the moment on his phone camera from his seat. 

The former Roma manager was sitting ringside for the seismic heavyweight showdown and was spotted taking pictures with Eddie Hearn and Ronaldo Nazario.

Mourinho had some of the best seats in the hous for the bout at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh and managed to capture Joshua landing the enormous blow that knocked Ngannou to the ground. 

The legendary football manager posted the clip on his Instagram, captionning the post ‘wowwwwwww’. 

The British fighter, who subsequently stated he should be the WBC heavyweight champion, after besting Ngannou, can be seen walking over to the ropes in Mourinho’s video after claiming victory.

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Jose Mourinho (left) was pictured alongside Eddie Hearn (centre) and Ronaldo Nazario (right) at Anthony Joshua’s fight against Francis Ngannou on Friday night

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He delivers a stern stare out to the crowd knowing that he may have just claimed victory.   

Mourinho posted another shot of himself posing for a photo next to the chairman of the Saudi General Authority for Entertainment Turki Alalshikh and Tyson Fury, captioning the post: ‘Bigger than I thought… uge!!! @TysonFury Thanks a lot for the invitation @Turkialashik.’

The Portuguese football manager was the first person to congratulate Joshua on his victory against Ngannou on Friday night and was seen reaching to shake hands with the Brit before sharing a few words with him while he stood ringside. 

Questions have been raised over when the 61-year-old will return to football management and where, after he had been sacked by Roma earlier this season following his poor disciplinary record at the club. 

Speculation has been mounting over whether he could return to his former club Chelsea, after winning three Premier League titles during his two spells at Stamford Bridge. 

The former Roma manager was also sat ringside next to Chairman of the Saudi General Authority for Entertainment Turki Alalshikh 

Joshua produced a brutal right handed hook to knock Ngannou out and claim victory in the second round

Talk of him returning has intensified of late amid the Blues’ poor form under Mauricio Pochettino. 

Meanwhile, Mourinho has also said that he could ‘definitely work in Saudi Arabia’. 

Speaking back in October, Mourinho said: ‘I will go to Saudi Arabia in some free time, but I am convinced that I will work there. I don’t know when, but I am pretty sure of it.’

A move to the Gulf state could see the former Man United boss follow his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo, with the Portuguese superstar having sat next to Conor McGregor at Joshua’s last fight against Otto Wallin. 

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