Joshua vs Usyk was an amazing match to watch as both opponents were very capable and trained. Oleksandr Usyk won the IBF, WBA, and WBO belts at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in front of more than 60,000 fans. After the sensational performance, he told the media that he was fighting fiercely but his trainer told him there is no need to knock out Antony Joshua.
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Joshua vs Usyk | Proud Statements of Usyk
Oleksandr Usyk was very happy in becoming the third oxer ever to the world champion at cruiserweight and heavyweight. During the Joshua vs Usyk fight, Oleksandr Usyk demonstrated an amazing performance by beating down the opponent Anthony Joshua. In the third round, he punched Joshua with much force which resulted in the swelling around his eye. Some of his proud statements are:
“I had no objective to knock him out because my trainer, in my corner, pushed me not to do that,” Usyk said after.
“In the beginning, I hit him hard and tried to knock him out.
“But then my trainer said: ‘Just stop, and do your job’.”
“You didn’t see the best Usyk. I can be much better.”
“This means a lot to me. The fight went exactly the way I expected it to go.”
“There were a couple of moments where Anthony pushed me hard. But nothing special.”
Usyk’s fellow Ukrainian and a former heavyweight titleholder, Vitali Klitschko declared:
“Excellent fight. Very clever. Oleksandr did a perfect job.”
“After Wladimir Klitschko he is the second heavyweight champion to take [more than one] belt.”
Vasiliy Lomachenko said:
“It was a great performance and a historic fight. Now, he is in history.”
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