Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk was awarded the World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) Boxer of the Month due to his protection of the physique’s Tremendous Heavyweight Championship final August 20 in opposition to Anthony Joshua.
Usyk retained his black and gold crown, in addition to the IBF and WBO variations with a cut up choice over the Briton in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The champ went from power to power in a really strategic struggle in opposition to an opponent who outweighed him. He knew methods to use his mobility and combos to keep away from a Joshua who had a attain and top benefit and ultimately managed to get the higher of the struggle.
The 35-year-old southpaw fighter made it clear that he is likely one of the greatest pound-for-pound fighters at present and a formidable heavyweight like few others. His undefeated report stands with 20 wins and 13 knockouts.