Usik defended the title of absolute world champion

Усик защитил титул абсолютного чемпиона мира

Oleksandr Usyk KOs won the fight with Tony Bellew.

In Manchester hosted a fight between the absolute world champion in the first heavyweight Alexander Usik (15-0, 11 KO’s) and honorary world champion by the WBC, the British Tony Bellew (30-2-1, 20 KO’s).

The fight that was at stake all the championship belts Cirrus, ended with an early victory of the Ukrainian boxer in the eighth round.

The battle proceeded in an interesting way. Bellew tried to eliminate the speed of hand Barbels constant slope case and a separate single powerful blows.

Absolutely an equal fight in the first round even let Tony in the fourth round to play a few artistic rooms “for the public.”

However, from the sixth round it became apparent that the British boxer starts to linger in the middle distance, and no time after the attacks to organize your waste.

However, the constantly flowing strikes from Alexander, it was evident that the forces Bellew still a lot.

And the unexpected happened, the outcome in the middle of the eighth round. Missed a few strong blows from the Tendril, the British did not enter into a clinch with an opponent, or to break the distance and moving around the ring, with the aim to move away from missed punches and recover. Tony decided to wait out the episode on almost straight legs and ran into a powerful combination of right-left from the Tendril.

Referee did not even bother to count the required 10 seconds – it was clear that the applicant is in prostration.

Thus, Oleksandr Usyk for the first time defended the title of absolute world champion in the first heavy weight.