Francis Ngannou says he has no plans to walk away from boxing after suffering a heavy defeat to Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia.

The MMA fighter was stopped in two rounds in a one-sided fight.

Ngannou, 37, has two losses in two boxing matches, but dismissed the suggestion of returning permanently to MMA.

“You can be sure I’m not done here. It wasn’t my day. He was way better than me today” Ngannou said.

“It sucks but it’s the game. We all know that.”

Briton Joshua, 34, produced a destructive performance against Ngannou, who four months ago took WBC champion Tyson Fury 10 rounds in a narrow defeat.

Ngannou had never previously boxed professionally, having built his fighting career in MMA with the UFC, where he was heavyweight champion.