September 26, 2021 – 00:09
Anthony Joshua was defeated by Oleksander Usyk, who managed to win the heavyweight titles by unanimous decision of the judges.
The British and Ukrainian boxers have fought for world heavyweight titles in the WBA, IBF and WBO.
This enthusiastically awaited match took place at ‘Tottenham Hotspur Stadium’ and was won by Usyk.
Usyk managed to triumph after a full 12 rounds full of war.
The first round was almost equal, but with Usyk having more than just kicks.
In the second round, Joshua took the game in hand by attacking and hitting the Ukrainian more, who also had some kicks.
In the third round, Usyk was significantly better by rocking him several times with some strong kicks.
In the fourth round, AJ had something more showing the sparks that he is there as champion and to defend the titles.
The fifth round went to almost all of Joshua, who hit hardest, especially in the stomach area.
In the sixth round, the start started evenly, but AJ took the match in hand by delivering some strong blows to Usyk’s head.
The seventh round was full of action and very equal, with both boxers having strong blows to each other.
In the eighth round, Joshua was better, gaining more points from the blows given to the Ukrainian.
The ninth spoke best of the Briton, who sought Usyk’s head by hitting him several times.
The tenth round was full of action and blows from both boxers, ending up bloody and with injuries.
In the 11th round, Joshua was for a better nuance by donating a few strokes.
The 12th round was crazy with both boxers hitting endlessly in search of the knockout.
In the end, after the decision of the judges, the winner was declared Usyk by unanimous decision of the judges.
What a finale! ë # JoshuaUsyk pic.twitter.com/ZMFNunGO7B
— DAZN Boxing (@DAZNBoxing) September 25, 2021