Nigerian-born British fighter, Anthony Joshua, has reacted to his Saturday lost to Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk at Tottenham which led to him loosing IBF, WBO and WBA heavyweight titles.
The Ukrainian, who has never been defeated won the fight via a clean sweep of the judges’ scorecards, 117-112, 116-112, 115-113 in his favour.
Reacting, the former champion on his verified Facebook page, wrote, “Keep positive even if the world’s crumbling in front of you! London, I love you and thank you each and every time!”
Speaking after the fight, Usyk expressed satisfaction, stating that the “fight went the way I expected it to go”.
Usyk who admitted that Joshua was hard on him at the beginning, dedicated his victory to Jesus Christ, saying it would not have been possible without the Lord
“At the beginning I hit him hard and tried to knock him out but my trainers said to stop and just do my job.
“The only thing I wanted to do with this fight was to praise my Lord, Jesus Christ and say all comes from him,” he added.