Usyk Defeats Joshua To Retain World Heavyweight Belts
Oleksandr Usyk has defeated Anthony Joshua to retain World Heavyweight titles.
The Ukrainian Usyk claimed a stunning split-decision victory over British-Nigerian Joshua to retain his WBA, WBO and IBF belts, while adding the Ring Magazine title to his collection.
Joshua who proved to be much-improved during the rematch was given the nod on one of the judges’ scorecards, taking it 115-113.
Usyk who was however, handed 115-113 and 116-112 in a split-decision Usyk fights back tears to receive his titles.
NewsBeatng reports that the victory has staged Usyk for a fight against WBC champion Tyson Fury next.