Usyk won the fight with Mchunu and successfully defended world champion title

Source : 112 Ukraine

He won by TKO in the ninth round
07:39, 18 December 2016

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Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk got the victory in a duel with Thabiso Mchunu by technical knockout in the 9th round.

Under the overwhelming pressure by Usyk, Mchunu fell on his knee several times during the round. There were three knockdowns during the fight. After the last one Mchunu could not rise and the referee stopped the fight. Therefore, Usyk won a minute before the end of the match.

Ukrainian fighter defended the WBO world title, it was also his first fight in front of the American public.

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