Ukrainian Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO’s) in Manchester effectively dealt with eminent British Tony Bellew (30-2-2, 20 KO’s).
The beginning of the battle suddenly took place under the dictation of Bellew’s British, not inferior to the Cirrus in speed and regularly troubled the champion in the fast attacks.
The tendril could not adjust to the awkward style Bellew. Clearly asking analogy of the fight Alexander with mairis Briedis by or the beginning of the end of the career of Wladimir Klitschko in a fight with Tyson fury…
Closer to the middle of the battle, the Tendril began to increase the pace. Bellew still kept at the level and sometimes tried to draw the best opponent in his wheelhouse.
In the eighth round for Bellew, it was over – the Tendril carefully prepared his attack, then after a series of hits punched in the chin of Briton lightning a two. The referee in the ring immediately understood everything and was not allowed to continue the fight.
Oleksandr Usyk colourful defended the status of the absolute world champion in heavy weight and showed the British public that it is able not only beautiful to dismantle their opponents on the parts, but can knock out the boxers from the heavyweight division. After this victory, the Ukrainians are likely to move to heavyweight and will begin the path to a fight with Anthony Joshua.