Oleksandr Usyk World Heavyweight Champion

 Oleksandr Usyk World Heavyweight Champion

The boxing fight between Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk in the fight for the heavyweight title is presented at the Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium, London, England on Sunday (26/9/2021) at 04.12 WIB. Usyk won the fight over Joshua.

King Usyk, nicknamed Oleksandr Usyk, won the world heavyweight boxing title. He managed to dominate the fight, collecting points and giving no mercy to the home boxer. In the first round, the two fighters still kept their distance and did not launch aggressive punches. However, Joshua had received a hard strike launched by Usyk.

Not wanting to lose, Joshua had time to reply with a Jab punch which was also no less hard right into King Usyk's face. Turning to the second round, Usyk began to look brave to launch measured punches to Joshua's body.

Continuing in the third round, the duel got hotter when the two fighters hit each other. Usyk had another chance to land a hard strike on Joshua's head. Not wanting to lose, Joshua responded with an uppercut.

In the fourth and fifth rounds, Usyk seemed to dominate the fight after several of his punches landed successfully on Joshua's body. King Usyk's confidence continued to increase when he managed to land a hard punch right in Joshua's face.

In the next round, Joshua did not want to lose just like that. The British boxer tried his luck by launching several jabs and strikes towards Usyk. The result was sweet, some of his hard punches landed perfectly on Usyk's face. In the seventh and eighth rounds, King Usyk looked more aggressive by launching several combination strokes. However, Joshua responded with several punches that were aimed at Usyk's body, but it was not enough to knock him out. In the next two rounds, Joshua was even more under pressure after King Usyk launched several consecutive punches. The Ukrainian fighter continued to press Joshua, but Joshua still tried to find an opening to counterattack.

The result was sweet, Joshua pushed Usyk back after gaining momentum through a strike right on Usyk's temple. The blow seemed to provoke Usyk's anger, he fought back with a strong uppercut. In the last round, Usyk was able to maintain the points he had accumulated in the previous rounds. That way, the boxer from Ukraine managed to win the heavyweight title of world boxing from Joshua.

Meanwhile, after the match Joshua's Eyes Can't See, he was finally rushed to the hospital with fears of damage to his eye sockets after being defeated by Oleksandr Usyk. Promoter Eddie Hearn revealed the heavyweight champion, who tumbled for a second time, was unable to see after round ninth.

Joshua failed to take advantage of the 8 kg advantage over former cruiserweight king Oleksandr Usyk who beat him with a left-handed punch during the fight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday (26/9/2021) early morning WIB. In the 10th round of a thrilling duel, AJ suffered black and puffy eyes when Usyk takes over the fight. The Ukrainian finished brilliantly in the final rounds to seal a 117-112 unanimous victory,

116-112 and 115-113.

Joshua was immediately escorted from the ring and taken to the hospital for tests after the fight. Joshua seemed to have a hard time seeing the bruises on his eyes. ''He will go to the hospital. I don't know if the eye socket is damaged, it doesn't look good. He said he couldn't see after the ninth round he was tagged a lot too,'' said Hearn.

Hearn also said AJ would have a mandatory rematch and the Brit felt he already knew how he could beat Usyk next. Hearn told BBC Radio 5 Live: "He's been talking about the rematch now. The first thing he said was 'I know I can beat him, I know exactly what I have to do.''

He said that) in the dressing room just now. You talk about a rematch, but doing it is something very different. Knowing AJ, knowing his current position, knowing that he will have a chance to get his belt back, there is absolutely nothing else he will do other than a rematch."

Anthony Joshua believes he will reclaim the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight belts from Oleksandr Usyk's waist in a rematch in February 2022. In the heavyweight fight which took place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday (26/9/2021), Joshua lost 112-117, 112-116, and 113-115 to Usyk. This defeat is quite painful for AJ considering he appeared in front of millions of pairs of boxing fans in England.

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