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Usyk puts end to Bellew's career with KO in 8th

7 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 scores thunderous knockout of Tony Bellew to remain undefeated cruiserweight champion

7 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Usyk knocked out Bellew in the eighth round to remain undefeated
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Brilliant Oleksandr Usyk brings down the curtain on Tony Bellew

7 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

7 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 11.51pm GMT A few more quotes from Bellew, delivered to Radio 5 Live. “is big and he overpowers you. I tried my best and he is probably the best cruiserweight that ever lived. He is better than what it says on the box.
11.44pm GMT The judges' scorecards were 67-67, and 67-66, 68-65 to Bellew. I felt that Usyk was starting to edge ahead - but that moment at the end of sixth, when he first really rocked Bellew in the round's final...
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Oleksandr Usyk beats Tony Bellew to retain IBF, WBA, WBC, WBO cruiserweight belts

7 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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