Oleksandr Usyk – The New King Of Heavyweight Boxing /d

Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk defeated British boxer Tyson Fury and became world heavyweight boxing champion on the night of May 18 in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia). It was a moment in history when Oleksandr Usyk became the new undisputed king of heavyweight boxing.

The boxing match that has been awaited for 25 years took place at midnight on May 18 and ended at 2:36 a.m., local time on May 19 in front of 16,000 spectators at the Kingdom Arena stadium in Riyadh. . This is a confrontation between boxer Oleksandr Usyk (37 years old) 1.91m tall, weighing 105.9kg and boxer Tyson Fury (35 years old) 2.06m tall, weighing 118.8kg.

Usyk entered the ring wearing a traditional Ukrainian warrior outfit. Meanwhile, Fury wore a boxer’s outfit and walked onto the stage with ease. He even danced to classical American music, before entering the ring in a brilliant fireworks display.

Right from the first round, Usyk played very seriously, trying to approach and touch his opponent’s face, while Fury continuously made provocative actions aimed at his opponent such as grimacing, winking,…

In the second round, Usyk still actively approached his opponent, while Fury proved equally dangerous with his counterattacks.

In the third round, Fury used his left arm more before switching to his right and starting to attack. Usyk complained about being hit in the back of the head.

In the fourth round, the “Gipsy King”, who usually kept his left hand very low, was able to exploit his long range, his blows surprised the Ukrainian boxer… The outcome of the match turned around in the ninth round when Usyk repeatedly struck, leaving Fury unable to react in time.

After the gong sounded in the tenth round, the British boxer was no longer as comfortable as before. He continuously received many blows to the face. In the decisive blow in the twelfth round, Usyk submitted Fury.

After a spectacular fight, two judges awarded Usyk the win by scores of 115-112 and 114-113, while the third judge gave the Briton a 114-113 lead over the Ukrainian. . However, Usyk’s victory was clear. He was steadfast in his tactics, moving forward to close the distance and shield himself from his opponent’s powerful punches.

With the above victory, boxer Usyk became the world heavyweight boxing champion. Previously, this title belonged to British boxer Lennox Lewis until he retired from the ring in 2003. Lewis (58 years old) was also present in the stands to watch the top boxing match on the night of May 18.

It is expected that the rematch between Usyk and Fury has been scheduled for October 12 or 13.

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