Anthony Joshua vs Usyk fight review.

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Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk match review.

Its no news that Anthony Joshua lost his world heavyweight title to Oleksandr Usyk in the fight that took place in Tottenham.

It was a shocking news to the world of boxing after so many hypes for the British boxer but he failed to deliver in the fight.

Joshua was meant to fight with Tyson Fury before the fight was changed while the Gypsy king will now face Deontay Wilder, Joshua got defeat by Usyk.

What was said before the fight.

Anthony Joshua before the fight said he had to put him self in a place where he will be vulnerable.

“I don’t always want to be the best in the gym.

“Every time I spar, I spar like I’m performing. I have had tough spars. I am doubting myself.

“Throughout this training camp with southpaws I have practised, practised, practised. I am comfortable where my development is.”

What was said after the fight.

The world heavyweight champion Usyk said the fight we as he expected it to be as made it known it meant everything to him.

“This means a lot for me. The fight went the way I expected it to go. There were moments when Anthony pushed me hard but it was nothing special”, Usyk said.

“I had no objective to knock him out because my corner pushed me not to do that. In the beginning, I tried to hit him hard, but then I stuck to my job.”

Matchroom boxing promoter Eddie Hearn admitted that Joshua was wanted to train straight away after the defeat.

“I spoke to him (Joshua), obviously it was tough fight, gruelling fight, he’s not quite talking the way you’d expect at the moment” Hearn said.

“(He) wants to train straight away, they are looking at the eye socket. A devastating defeat, congrats to Oleksandr Usyk the better fighter won.”

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Anthony Joshua wants to reclaim his title back after he stated that he ready to rematch Oleksandr Usyk.

“It was a great lesson today. I know we can look at it from a negative point of view but, for me, I’ve got to take it as a great lesson and build on that situation”, Joshua said.

“I never tend to look at the opponent. I just tend to look at myself and realise where I went wrong. So it’s not so much what he done, it’s the opportunities that I gave him. It’s not so much him. I’m just going to go back and look at myself and correct my wrongs.

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Meanwhile Usyk said he was adviced not to knock out Joshua so he had to change his tactics.

“I had no objective to knock him out because my trainer, in my corner, pushed me not to do that”, Usyk said.

“In the beginning I hit him hard and tried to knock him out. But then my trainer said: ‘Just stop, and do your job’.”

Read more: I was stopped not to knockout Joshua.

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