Oleksandr Usyk is the brand new unified heavyweight world champion after dethroning Anthony Joshua with an unbelievable efficiency in London.
The Ukrainian placed on a masterclass in entrance of 65,000 followers inside Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, outclassing Joshua over 12 rounds, and hurting the defending champion on quite a few events.
The scorecards – 117-112, 116-112, 115-113 – had been all for Usyk and there was a mere shrug of the shoulders from Joshua because the second defeat of his skilled profession was confirmed.
Having seen a battle with fellow Briton Tyson Fury collapse final summer time, Joshua opted to face his WBO obligatory challenger and former undisputed cruiserweight champion Usyk as an alternative.
It appeared the better battle for Joshua, however boxing’s triumphant return to stadium nights was soured for the house crowd by a really distinctive efficiency from the challenger.