Oleksandr Usyk v Anthony Joshua II: The Brit Fails To Capture The World Title
21 Aug, 2022
Englishman Anthony Joshua (left) doing his with Oleksandr Usyk.
Englishman Anthony Joshua's bid to regain the unified heavyweight titles of the world ended in frustration as Oleksandr Usyk produced a good result and won by a split decision in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
In a fight called 'Rage on the Red Sea', the tough Joshua, 32, showed his desire to take the title - and looked to have improved from their first fight - but could not match the skill of the Ukrainian .
Two judges decided the fight by 115-113 and 116-112 giving victory to Usyk, while the third judge gave the opponent 115-113. Although there were competitive rounds, Usyk deserved the win.