WBC Heavyweight Bout: How Anthony Joshua Lost To The Undisputed Champion Oleksandr Usyk

Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk remains unbeaten after defeating Anthony Joshua via unanimous decision. He has now fought 19 fights as a pro and has won all, including winning 13 of them via knockouts. Reports have it that, the former champ went home with £10m pounds, while new champ went home with £2.5m. Also, since the fight met with an estimated Pay-Per-View target, Anthony Joshua will get an additional £5m, while Usyk will earn an additional £1.5 million, meaning he earned a total of £15m in the fight, while Usyk earned £4m.The 34 year-old was the first Ukrainian undisputed champion, he is particularly notable for his fast accomplishments, winning his first world title in his tenth fight, and becoming the undisputed champion of his weight class by his fifteenth fight. In 2019, Usyk vacated his cruiserweight titles, to move up to heavyweight, by that time, he already won sixteen fights and had defeated five current or former world champions.

The Ukrainian was absolutely dominant in the entire fight on Sunday 25 September, he literally battered Joshua throughout. Reports have it that the Nigerian-British will be activating his rematch clause, which is a good thing because Joshua is the type of guy that learns from his mistakes and will be more forward against Usyk the next time they meet.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: