Anthony Joshua’s reign as world champion was ended at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in Noth London on Saturday by Oleksandr Usyk.
The IBF, WBA and WBO Champion sensationally lost the fight by an unanimous decision after a scintillating performance by his Ukranian opponent.
This is the second defeat of Joshua’s career, after his 2019 defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr
Both fighters had substantial wounds and Joshua was forced to desperately survive on the ropes as the final bell rang under an intense onslaught from Usyk.
Anthony Joshua was beaten by a glorious display of skill from Oleksandr Usyk in their pulsating world heavyweight championship fight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday.
He stayed upright but it was not enough to salvage his second reign as world champion.
Usyk has now became only the third boxer in history to win world titles at cruiserweight and heavyweight.