• Brilliant Oleksandr Usyk brings down the curtain on Tony Bellew

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    • Bellew stopped in eighth round by Ukrainian in his final fight
    • ‘He's a great big champion and I lost to a fine man' If we never hear the Z-Cars theme in a British ring again, we will nevertheless have the stirring memories of the fighter who brought all the passion of his Evertonian roots to every occasion, big or small. Tony Bellew lost his 34th and final fight here on Saturday night, stopped in the eighth round by one of the finest champions in boxing, Oleksandr Usyk. Curiously, it was probably Bellew's most complete boxing performance in his 11 years as a professional, and it needed...
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  • Oleksandr Usyk beats Tony Bellew to retain world titles - as it happened

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    Tony Bellew's final fight was ended in brutal fashion by the Ukrainian champion, who recovered from a slow start to knock his opponent out in the eighth round 12.00am GMT Related: Brilliant Oleksandr Usyk brings down the curtain on Tony Bellew 12.00am GMT It's time to wrap up. Tony Bellew's last fight ended in brutal fashion, against a smart, ferocious opponent. This was a bridge too far for Bellew, but he can head into retirement with his head held high, as Usyk looks to work his way towards the superstars of the heavyweight division. Thanks for joining me; Kevin Mitchell's ringside...
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  • Usyk puts end to Bellew's career with KO in 8th

    10 days ago - By ESPN

    Oleksandr Usyk had to turn the fight around - two judges had Tony Bellew ahead at the time of Saturday's eighth-round stoppage, while the other had it even - in order to defend his WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO titles.
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  • Oleksandr Usyk Beats Tony Bellew Via 8th-Round Knockout to Remain Champion

    10 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Oleksandr Usyk showed why he's one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world, defeating a brave Tony Bellew with an eighth-round knockout on Saturday ...
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  • Oleksandr Usyk scores thunderous knockout of Tony Bellew to remain undefeated cruiserweight champion

    10 days ago - By CBSSports

    Usyk knocked out Bellew in the eighth round to remain undefeated
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  • Oleksandr Usyk knocks out Tony Bellew in eigth round to retain cruiserweight belt

    10 days ago - By ESPN

    Oleksandr Usyk knocks out Tony Bellew to retain cruiserweight belt
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  • Oleksandr Usyk beats Tony Bellew to retain IBF, WBA, WBC, WBO cruiserweight belts

    10 days ago - By BBC

    Tony Bellew fails in his attempt to become undisputed cruiserweight world champion as he is stopped by Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk.
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