Anthony Joshua promises rematch following Oleksandr Usyk defeat

LONDON -- Anthony Joshua has promised to fight Oleksandr Usyk in a rematch after he lost his heavyweight world titles by unanimous decision at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday. Joshua lost his WBA, IBF and WBO world title belts as he was clearly outpointed by the still-undefeated Usyk over...
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​Joe Rogan Suggests Final Bell Was Rung Early In Anthony Joshua Fight

Joe Rogan has suggested he reckons the final bell was run early in last night's Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk fight, having shared footage on social media. Usyk beat Joshua via unanimous decision yesterday to a crowd of 66,267 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium - in turn claiming the IBF, WBA and WBO belts.
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Joshua: I Couldn't See Anything in Ninth, Because My Eye Was Shut

Two-time former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua admits that his right eye was giving him issues, starting with the ninth round. In the late stages of the fight, Joshua's eye began to rapidly swell in his mandatory defense against Oleksandr Usyk on Saturday night at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Usyk put on...

Oleksandr Usyk beats Anthony Joshua - how the boxing world reacted

On Saturday night in London, Anthony Joshua's road to 'undisputed' took an unwanted turn as boxing crowned a new heavyweight king. In front of 66,267 fans at The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Joshua lost his WBO, WBA and IBF heavyweight belts to Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk. Here's how the night unfolded on...

Anthony Joshua must make huge changes to beat Oleksandr Usyk, claims Eddie Hearn

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn believes Anthony Joshua has lots of work to do to win any rematch with Oleksandr Usyk. Ukrainian fighter Usyk is now the IBF, WBA and WBO champion after a comfortable and intelligent victory over the 31-year-old Briton. There is a rematch clause between the pair but given Usyk’s dominant showing there are doubts that Joshua can comeback as easily as he did to avenge his defeat to Andy Ruiz in 2019.

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Boxing-Usyk says heavyweight title can't compare with Olympic gold

LONDON (Reuters) - New heavyweight world champion Oleksandr Usyk said his stunning victory over Anthony Joshua in London on Saturday gave him less satisfaction than winning Olympic gold in the same city in 2012. Former undisputed cruiserweight champion Usyk gave a boxing masterclass in front of 67,000 fans at the...
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Joshua: I'll Fight Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder Without The Belts

On Saturday night at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Anthony Joshua suffered his second career defeat when he was outboxed over twelve rounds by Oleksandr Usyk. Uysk left the ring with the WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO heavyweight titles. The unexpected outcome is certainly a big setback to Joshua's goal of becoming the...
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Anthony Joshua sees ‘opportunity to go back to the drawing board’ after losing to Usyk

British boxer Anthony Joshua admitted he sees "opportunity to go back to the drawing board" after losing to Oleksandr Usyk. The defeated world heavyweight champion said he won’t “go home and cry” after losing his WBO, WBA, IBF and IBO belts to Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk via a unanimous points decision at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday.

Anthony Joshua Responds To Critics Of His Tactics Following Oleksandr Usyk Loss

Anthony Joshua has responded to critics after he lost his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles to Oleksandr Usyk. The British heavyweight went head-to-head with Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday, September 25, and after 12 rounds the judges awarded Usyk the win in a unanimous decision, with scorecards reading 117-112, 116-112, 115-113 in the favour of the new champion.

Oleksandr Usyk loves London but dreams of a rematch in Kiev

London continues to be Oleksandr Usyk’s lucky city but the new WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion would relish returning to his native Ukraine for a rematch against Anthony Joshua. Despite giving away three inches in height, four in reach and nearly 20lbs in weight to Joshua, the superior ringcraft...

Oleksandr Usyk: ‘Anthony Joshua was the biggest fight in my career but it wasn’t the hardest’

Victorious in London, but Oleksandr Usyk thinks he'll have to wait to fight the Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder winner. NINE years ago in London, in separate bouts at the ExCel arena, Anthony Joshua, at super-heavyweight, and Oleksandr Usyk at 91kgs both won Olympic gold medals. They moved on from London 2012, Joshua became a sporting star, rising to the top of the heavyweight division and picking up WBO, WBA and IBF belts. Meanwhile Usyk dominated the cruiserweight division, unifying every sanctioning body belt in that weight class and winning the World Boxing Super Series. He completed his masterful step up to heavyweight on Saturday night when he unanimously outscored Joshua at the Tottenham stadium.