The "fight of the decade" IBF world's champion in super-heavy weight took place In London. British boxer Anthony Joshua defended his title and won the WBA Super belt by beating Vladimir Klichko by technical knockout in the 11th round.
During the fight, both fighters were knocked down. Klitschko was knocked down in the fifth round, Joshua - in the sixth. In general, Vladimir confidently controlled the course of the fight except for the fifth three-minute round. In the 11th round, Klitschko missed a strong uppercut and in the next attack he missed a series of sideways and then was knocked down.
Having listened to the referee's count, Vladimir tried to continue the fight, but after a long attack, to which he did not respond, the referee stopped the fight. This defeat was the second in a row for Klitschko (in the previous match, Vladimir was defeated by Tyson Fury). Ukrainian boxer lost two fights at a run for the first time in his career.
Recall, the World Boxing Association (WBA) created a unique championship belt specifically for the fight between Vladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua.