Oleksandr Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua with a split decision of the judges and defended the championship belts of WBO, IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight. The Ukrainian remains undefeated in professional rings.
Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk it was the second time they met in the ring. The previous match was unexpectedly won by a Ukrainian. During the gala in London, he won by unanimous decision of the judges and took all the championship heavyweight belts from the Briton. Joshua was guaranteed to have a rematch in the contract. In it, however, he was defeated again.
Joshua vs Usyk 2: COMBAT RESULT. Who won?
In this fight, however, Joshua presented himself much better than before. He was very focused from the beginning and was looking for punches to the body. With time, however, Usyk started to develop and towered over the Briton mainly in terms of speed.
Joshua had huge problems building combinations. After one good blow, he often stopped. He was afraid to take the risk. In Kockówce, he realized himself that in order to win, he had to look for a knockout. However, he no longer had the strength to do so. Ultimately, the judges decided about the result of the fight. These scored 115: 113 for Joshua, 115: 113 for Usyka and 116: 112 for Usyka.