Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk defeated the Briton Anthony Joshua. Details: Usyk secured the status of super heavyweight world champion according to the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO versions.
It is noted that the winner had to be determined by the judges’ notes – for 12 rounds, the boxers did not knock each other out. They decided Usyk as the winner by a split decision. The match took place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
We will remind: On the night of September 26, Usyk beat Joshua in a boxing match in London, taking the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO championship belts from him. Joshua invoked the rematch clause.