The tendril became the second after Vladimir Klitschko, unified the titles in his weight

Усик стал вторым после Владимира Кличко, объединившим титулы в своем весе

Wladimir Klitschko

Before the fight in Riga only to Wladimir Klitschko of the Ukrainian boxers were combined titles in its category. To do this, simultaneously hold at least two championship belts in his weight could only Vladimir Klitschko.

Ukrainian Alexander Usik thanks to a victory over mairis Briedis by United championship belts WBO and WBC heavy weight.

The tendril became only the second Ukrainian boxer, who won this achievement. To do this, simultaneously hold at least two championship belts in his weight could only Vladimir Klitschko.

In April 2006 in a fight with Chris Byrd Wladimir wins the IBF title and won the vacant IBO version. In February 2008 in the fight against Sultan Ibragimov to them failed to add the WBO belt, and in 2011, Klitschko took the WBA title from David Haye. Titles WBO, WBA, IBF and IBO Wladimir Klitschko owned until November 2015 before meeting with Tyson fury.

Earlier it was reported that Oleksandr Usyk in the heavyweight battle gained victory over mairis Briedis by. After the fight in the ring Barbel admitted that it was the hardest 12 rounds that he spent. Before the fight the Ukrainian Patriotic stepped into the ring.

For those who missed the fight – watch the full video of the fight Alexander Usik and Mairis Briedis. See also the statistics of the strikes of the fight the Tendril – athletes.

At a press conference after the fight, fans expressed hope for a rematch, but the Tendril admitted that Maris did not surprise him, and he was with the team completed the task, so returns home with two championship titles.

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