After his split decisive win over Anthony Joshua, Oleksandr Usyk catches up with Boxing Social to talk about winning and scoring.
Despite a lot of talk about the improved game plan and more impressive performance from Brit, Usyk noted only one tactical difference in the rematch. Translated by his promoter, Alex Krassyuk, he gave his thoughts on AJ’s performance.
“This time he hit the low blow more times than in the first match.”
AJ is definitely focusing more on the champion’s body in his latest attempt to beat him, looking to build punches that seem to have the most impact in the first bout.
Usyk, while being taken to deep water at 8order and 9order round, unyielding to strategy.
Overcoming Joshua’s onslaught will give the Ukrainian an extra boost knowing that what many fans think could be a weakness or path to victory seems to be something he can handle. physical. He is still undefeated.
Moving on to discussing the victory more generally, Usyk says it’s great to have successfully defended his unified championship.
Although one judge for AJ nodded as many fans and pundits thought a unanimous decision would be more appropriate, Usyk did not dismiss it. When asked if he thought there was a chance the judges could have given it another way, he simply replied ‘no’.
Now the champion will return to his homeland Ukraine – an undisputed showdown with WBC Champion Tyson Fury topping the to-do list quickly became a popular boxing story.