A few minutes ago, Heavyweight boxing champion of the world Anthony Joshua has taken to his social media page to share photos of himself relaxing his shoulder muscles, many fans exclaimed in surprise at how fit he looks, judging by his photos it seems Anthony Joshua is no longer training for a boxing match but rather preparing for war.
Photos credit: Tom Jenkins / The Observer Talk about putting a spanner in the works and the Oleksandr Usyk's shocking dethronement of Anthony Joshua as world's heavyweight boxing champion in London on Saturday night readily comes to mind. If the fight between Joshua and Usyk was meant to be a routine one in which the British-born Nigerian former champion needed an opponent to fight in a mandatory defence, events after a well fought encounter at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday night has now proven to everyone that it was not.
34 year-old 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.
It is no longer news that Nigerian-descent Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua was outclassed on Saturday night by Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk as the latter won the world heavyweight titles which was Joshua's second shock defeat. Anthony Joshua in the fight suffered a shock loss to the Ukrainian meastro inside the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium where he was left with a badly damaged right eye after his heavyweight defeat.
The heavyweight fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder which took place on Saturday ended with Fury retaining his WBC heavyweight championship with an 11th round knockout against Deontay Wilder. Photo credit: @anthonyjoshua IG / @dailyexpress Following the result, Tyson Fury could fight Anthony Joshua after the latter fights Oleksandr Usyk next year for a chance to reclaim his WBA, IBF and WBO titles.
The current unified heavyweight boxing champion of the world Oleksandr Usyk shared some training pictures on his Instagram page. The Ukrainian boxer who caused the fall of British-Nigerian Anthony Joshua seemed to be training hard instead of relaxing after beating the number boxer in the heavyweight division. It was a shock to the world to see this challenger defeat Anthony Joshua because it didn't seem possible that he would actually win the fight due to that fact that Joshua had more reach and better punching power than he does.
Anthony Joshua's lost his second career bout last night against Oleksandr Usyk, an Ukrainian heavyweight boxer. Both men faced off against each other in the London Stadium yesterday and it was the South-paw Ukrainian who came out on top. We wouldn't say that the result was unexpected because prior to the fight, everyone knew that Usyk was a dangerous opponent for any top heavyweight right now.
Anthony Joshua's loss to Oleksandr Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium came as a rude shock to millions of his fans all over the world who confidently expected him to win the highly coveted fight. But as disappointing as the event turned out to be however, here are five useful lessons that can be learnt from it.
Why Anthony Joshua should be solely blamed for his first defeat to Oleksandr Usyk ahead of his rematch
Recall that British-born Nigerian fighter, Anthony Joshua was outclassed some weeks ago in his heavyweight contest against Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk in front of his home fans at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. This was the second defeat of his career where he lost all his four belts to Ukrainian maestro and as such activated his rematch clause to challenge his opponent for the second time, in order to reclaim his belts like he did two years ago against Andy Ruiz Junior.
Following the defeat of former unified heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua at the hands of Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk, the impact of the fights shocked many boxing fans around the world as no one could believe that it would actually happen. Many boxing experts and legends passed their comments at how the fight turned out to be.
Photo Credit: Google Anthony Joshua Will Return Bigger- Abike Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The Chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has opined that Nigerian-British boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, will return to the boxing ring ‘bigger, better and stronger,’ after suffering defeat and losing his titles to Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk.
Shehu Sani, who is a Nigerian senator, an author, playwright, and a human rights activist, has taken to his official Twitter handle to react after Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua was defeated by Oleksandr Usyk in their pulsating world heavyweight championship fight on Saturday. According to Information gathered from a reliable source, Anthony Joshua was beaten by a glorious displayed of skill from Oleksandr Usyk in their pulsating world heavyweight championship fight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday.
Anthony Joshua has finally reacted after losing his heavyweight title to Oleksandr Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday night, September 25th, 2021. The two-time former unified world heavyweight champion was outboxed and dethroned by Usyk. The Ukrainian put on a masterclass in front of 65,000 fans inside Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, outclassing Joshua over 12 rounds, and hurting the defending champion on numerous occasions.
Anthony Joshua’s second reign as world heavyweight champion has come to an abrupt end after an Oleksandr Usyk masterclass at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Anthony Joshua suffered only his second career defeat on Saturday night, leaving plans for a lucrative all-British unification showdown with Tyson Fury in shreds.
Anthony Joshua, a British Nigerian heavyweight boxer, has revealed what went wrong during his Saturday night bout with Oleksandr Usyk. Usyk snatched Joshua's WBA, IBF, and WBO belts away in a superb unanimous decision victory at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. According to Sky Sports, Joshua required medical care after suffering a seriously swollen right eye, which he acknowledges severely limited his vision.
Anthony Joshua suffered the second defeat of his career as he was outclassed by Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk and lost by unanimous decision. Following the defeat, the fight promoter, Eddie Hearn had this to say; “I spoke to him [Joshua] obviously it was a tough fight, a gruelling fight, a devastating defeat.
With the way things are going, there is every possibility that Anthony Joshua may never get to fight Tyson Fury in what could be the most promising and entertaining fight of this century. Although there is still a chance that the battle between them will still take place if the two strongest boxers in the world defeat their current opponents.
The European giants Ukraine continued their resurgence in the European championship as they claimed a 2 - 1 win over Sweden in their round of 16 encounter. The Ukraine National Team were dominant all through the match as they sealed their place in the next round of the competition after their victory at Hampden Park.
Luke Campbell, a former Commonwealth light-weight champion, has endorsed British boxer Anthony Joshua to defeat Ukrainian fighter Oleksandr Usyk in a heavyweight title bout in September. Campbell feels Joshua may have an advantage over Usyk because to his quick palms. According to the DAILY POST, the fight will take place on September 25 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.
June 29th, 2021 -- Artem Dovbyk's last-gasp extra time winner helped Ukraine to book a berth in the quarterfinals following their 2-1 victory over Sweden at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Tuesday. Sweden started brightly into the encounter but for all that it was the Ukrainians, who opened the scoring in the 27th minute through Oleksandr Zinchenko.