Usyk called the toughest round in a rematch with Joshua

The Ukrainian noted the physical readiness of the British.

WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk shares his memories of rematch with Anthony Joshua

According to the Ukrainian boxer, it was very difficult for him at the end of the ninth round.

Joshua is physically ready, but it seems to me, this is where he focused on getting a heavy blow. At the end of the ninth round, his combinations were good, I really missed and swam there. But he prepared better for this fight. Joshua improved a bit physically. He is focused, his hands are clasped, he reacts less to deceptive actions. Joshua is better prepared.”

Also read: “They will kick”: Usyk talks about a possible fight between Fury and Joshua

“I can’t say what happened in the eighth and ninth rounds – a blow or constant pressure. The eighth was a little for rest, and at the end of the ninth I missed a blow, then this long series. in an interview with YouTube Channel USYK17.

Remember, Usyk defeated Joshua in a rematch through a split decision by the judges (113-115, 115-113, 116-112).

Earlier it was reported that Usyk released a statement about the fight for the title of absolute champion.

Source: korrespondent

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