21 Aug

Volodymyr Zelenskyy congratulated Usyk on his victory

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky congratulated boxer Oleksandr Usyk on his victory over Briton Anthony Joshua on his Instagram page

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"Defending the title of the absolute world champion is a symbol of the fact that everyone who is of the Cossack family will not give up theirs, will fight for it and will certainly win," the President of Ukraine wrote.

The championship fight took place on the night of August 21 in the city of Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) at the King Abdullah Sports City arena. The fight lasted all 12 rounds. As a result, Usyk won by split decision of the judges.