Kyiv: British boxer Anthony Joshua defeat Russian Alexander Povetkin by knockout in the 7th round of the battle for the title of World Heavyweight Champion.
After the knockdown in the second minute of the 7th round and a series of powerful punches, the Russian was knocked out by the Brit.
Joshua said that he was well prepared for the fight and learned the strengths and weaknesses of the opponent. "I knew that his blows to the head are good, but the blows to the body are weak," he explained.
In his turn, Povetkin acknowledged that the British boxer was stronger and believes that he fought well.
For the Russian, this is the second defeat in his career. Before that, he lost to Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in 2013. While Joshua still has not lost a single fight.