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.

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