WBA Super World Heavyweight C’ship Fight: Joshua Retains the Title
UNITED KINGDOM: Although the fight was won by Joshua based on a unanimous decision, however, it was less of a boxing bout and more of a 12 round chess match in a ring. Both the fighter fought at a distance,thereby, the fight turned out to be more of a battle of jabs, than the expected power and devastating punches.
The signature punches of both the boxers were missing – Joshua’s famous uppercut
and Parker flush power shots.
With non of the fighters having been serious hurt, the fight ended with the judges giving an unanimous decision for Joshua. The scores were 118-110, 118-110, and 119-109.
Post fight Joshua added the World Boxing Organisation heavyweight title to his International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association belts.
Now the focus and pressure is for a unification bout with the Wilder, the World Boxing Council heavyweight champion.
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