Anthony Joshua breaks silence over defeat to Usyk


Former World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua has broken silence over his defeat by Oleksandr Usyk on Saturday night.

Usyk was crowned the new unified world heavyweight champion after a unanimous decision win over Joshua in front of 67,000 fans at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

The judges scored the fight 117-112, 116-112, 115-113 for Usyk.

Joshua, in a tweet after the fight said one should keep being positive even if the world is crumbling in front of such a person.

He wrote: “Keep positive even if the world’s crumbling in front of you! London I love you & thank you each and every time!

Fighting in front of 67,000 fans at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Joshua could not dent the unbeaten Ukrainian who is more technical.

Usyk, who held all the belts at cruiserweight, now has four belts at heavyweight.

Usyk was in tears when the decision was announced. It was a superb performance from the Ukrainian.

And Ukraine, who ruled the heavyweight world for so long with the Klitschko brothers, have another world champion in the heavyweight division.

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