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Usyk topped the prestigious ranking of the best boxers in the world

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Usyk won against Fury

The absolute world heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (22-0, 14 KOs) became the leader of the ranking of the world's best boxers regardless of weight category according to the authoritative magazine The Ring. This happened after the Ukrainian's victory over Tyson Fury (34-1-1, 24 KOs).

The rankings were updated on the website of the magazine, whose belt was also at stake in the heavyweight fight. Usyk took the top spot on the list, displacing the second lightweight Naoya Inoue (27-0, 14 KOs) from Japan.

Usyk topped the prestigious ranking of the best boxers in the world
Usyk topped the prestigious ranking of the best boxers in the world

The third line is occupied by the American Terence Crawford (40-0, 31 KOs), who is fighting in the first middleweight division.

Usyk topped the prestigious ranking of the best boxers in the world
Usyk topped the prestigious ranking of the best boxers in the world

The full top 10 of the world's best boxers looks like this:

  1. Oleksandr Usyk
  2. Naoya Inoue
  3. Terence Crawford
  4. Saul Alvarez
  5. Artur Beterbiev
  6. Dmitry Bivol
  7. Errol Spence
  8. Jervonta Davis
  9. Jesse Rodriguez
  10. Zunto Nakatani

Usyk defeated Fury by split decision - 115:112, 113:114, 114:113. After the fight, the British fighter called the war in Ukraine one of the reasons for his defeat. Tyson also expressed his desire to visit Ukraine.

Usyk topped the prestigious ranking of the best boxers in the world
Usyk topped the prestigious ranking of the best boxers in the world

At the same time, referee Mark Nelson's decision to score Tyson a knockdown in the ninth round drew criticism from experts. Usyk was hospitalized immediately after the fight. Promoter Oleksandr Krasiuk spoke about the details of our boxer's injury.

World lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (18-3, 12 KOs) reacted to his compatriot's victory in three words. In Russia, the Ukrainian's triumph was called a victory for "the entire Slavic people."

Usyk topped the prestigious ranking of the best boxers in the world
Usyk topped the prestigious ranking of the best boxers in the world

It has become known that Usyk will lose the title of absolute world champion by the beginning of summer. This decision made the British Tony Bellew furious.

Usyk topped the prestigious ranking of the best boxers in the world

As reported by OBOZ.UA, Tyson Fury told what he was most pleased with in the fight with Oleksandr Usyk. Also, a new video of the British fighter's knockdown in the fight with the Ukrainian was published.

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