The challenger arrived in London with superb technology and eccentric personality
LONDON-Anthony Joshua’s seemingly unstoppable journey to become the undisputed world heavyweight champion has become a bit difficult in the past two years.
Joshua, 31, is now in the best of health since 2020.
Joshua, who has won 22 consecutive victories in his early career, was defeated by Andy Ruiz Jr. at Madison Square Garden on June 2019. .
The classic game with Fury continues, each with a prize worth $100 million. Joshua could be eliminated to keep his WBA, IBF or IBF belts. OMB.
Recent legal ruling has ruled that the August 14 battle against Tyson Fury in Saudi Arabia was canceled. This would have meant that all the major titles of the district would be handed to the British.
WBO has a mandatory challenger in Oleksandr Usyk. With his unbeaten professional record and exceptional skills, he arrived in London with a quirky personality. Today’s game will be broadcast on streaming service DAZN and will be on Tottenham Hotspur During the team game, 60,000 fans saw the stadium.
He was the undisputed world heavyweight champion and was promoted into the heavyweight category. Usek was the only left-handed Joshua met in eight years of his career. He also won Wladimir Klitschko’s heavyweight title. Suggestion – Joshua was the last Ukrainian to win a world championship in heavyweight in London in 2017.
Anthony, much heavier than Oleksandr
When it comes to replacement battles, this is definitely one of the most deceptive, although Usek has hardly had two battles in the department.
Yesterday’s weighing ceremony indicated that Anthony Joshua was likely to lose weight in order to match Oleksandr Usk’s speed in the fight for the world heavyweight title.
Joshua defended his WBA, IBF and WBO belts in a game against the Ukrainians today, weighing 240 pounds (109 kg) on a London scale. He got the same result against Kubrat Pulev last December.
“I really don’t pay attention about my weight. Joshua explained that Joshua didn’t understand the reason there are so many weight-related topics. “Maybe it’s because we are extremely heavy and people believe that our weight is the biggest.”
Usik was the undisputed heavyweight world champion. His weight gain since he entered the top league in 2019 has been heavier than the previous two games. However, Joshua will still lose 19 lbs. (9 kg).
The challenger weighed 221 pounds (100kg). He was 7.6 cm shorter than Joshua and his wingspan (10 cm smaller) in the match against Joshua. The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium hosted more than 60,000 people.