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Ukrainian boxer Usyk stuns Joshua to claim world heavyweight titles

Oleksandr Usyk becomes 3rd boxer to win world titles at cruiserweight, heavyweight

Selcuk Bugra Gokalp   | 26.09.2021
Ukrainian boxer Usyk stuns Joshua to claim world heavyweight titles File Photo - Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk (front)

ANKARA

Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk pulled off a stunning win against WBA Super Champion Anthony Joshua on Saturday.

Usyk clinched the world heavyweight titles of World Boxing Association (WBA), International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Organization (WBO) at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.

English fighter Joshua lost the fight by the judges' scores of 117-112, 116-112, 115-113 in front of his home crowd.

Usyk, the mandatory challenger for Joshua's WBO belt, became the third boxer to win world titles at cruiserweight and heavyweight after David Haye of England and Evander Holyfield of the US.

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