Joshua complains however Usyk a worthy winner
OLEKSANDR USYK once more bettered Anthony Joshua when he received a full of life and aggressive 12-round choice to grow to be the world heavyweight champion following Tyson Fury’s retirement.
Usyk beat Joshua in September 2021 over the identical distance, unanimously so, however this time the scores have been cut up. The choose who scored 115-113 within the Englishman’s favour clearly favored the eye-catching slugs from “AJ” however selected to neglect the short and intelligent work of Usyk. And people smart and deft punches have been the story of the combat.
Usyk was good once more. Regardless, the spirited 32-year-old Joshua was higher than 11 months in the past, however Usyk was the deserved winner.
On the finish of the combat, a livid Joshua, believing he’d received, slammed two of Usyk’s belts on the ground. He then huffed and puffed his means in direction of the dressing room, earlier than turning spherical and getting again into the ring to offer an impassioned speech.
“Usyk is one hell of a fighter,” he roared “That’s simply emotion… In the event you knew my story, you’d perceive the fervour. I’m not an beginner boxer. I used to be going to jail and I received bail and I began coaching.
“It exhibits the fervour we put into this. For this man to beat me tonight, it exhibits the degrees of laborious work he will need to have put in, so please give him a spherical of applause as heavyweight champion of the world.
“They mentioned that I’m not a 12-round fighter. I ain’t 14 stone, I’m 18 stone, I’m heavy. It’s laborious work. This man right here is phenomenal.”
Joshua has now suffered back-to-back defeats in opposition to Usyk. Regardless, he stays field workplace.