February 25, 2024
In Saudi Arabia, Oleksandr Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua to reclaim the heavyweight world title.

In Saudi Arabia, Oleksandr Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua to reclaim the heavyweight world title.

The British took the unbeaten Ukrainian the distance once more, showing a marked improvement from their previous meeting.

 

Joshua, however, found Usyk’s ring savvy to be too much, and Usyk won on points, taking a split decision, to secure his second victory.

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Usyk continues to hold the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO world championships. He also receives the Ring Magazine strap.

 

Usyk, 35, is still undefeated and will be looking for a unification fight with Tyson Fury, despite the WBC champion’s recent announcement of retirement. Joshua, 32, must now rebuild after suffering his third career defeat.

In Saudi Arabia, Oleksandr Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua to reclaim the heavyweight world title.

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