In social networks the doubt has circulated about whether the last round of the fight between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua It ended earlier than it should have, just when the Englishman was experiencing the worst moment of the fight.
In the closing seconds of the last round, Joshua he was against the ropes exhausted and overwhelmed by Usyk that connected punches with solidity.
Although the final round lasted the statutory three minutes, the DAZN on the television broadcast he had a counting error and that was misleading.
How long did the round last?
LEFT PUNCH he timed the round since the bell rang to start the last round. The timing test was between five and six seconds behind the clock. DAZN.
For the same reason, the timekeeper of DAZN he started his watch late, and that is why in the broadcast it seems as if the round ended earlier. However, the round lasted the regulation 3 minutes, and effectively concluded when AJ he was living his worst moments of combat.
Joshua vs Usyk last round count difference
Between the official count of the duel and the one established by DAZN, there were five and six seconds apart. Therefore, the gestures of complaint and distrust among the fans are logical.
With attention to the comments of the online chat, many followers of the contest could be observed, theorizing about what happened.
“Did anyone notice at the end of round 12 the bell rang 7 seconds earlier? Was this to prevent Joshua got knocked out? ”they wondered.
“They rang the bell a few seconds before. Saved Joshua of the disaster, “commented another fanatic, as compiled by the Daily Mail.
Dillian whyte, who maintains an ancient rivalry with Anthony Joshua, he also stopped in what sense he was AJ in the closing round.
“I thought Usyk I was going to win by technical knockout in the last round, “he commented. Whyte to iFL TV. “They had given Joshua too much time. He just sat on the ropes, stood there and did nothing. Usyk he deserved a victory by technical knockout ”.
Hearn weighed in on the watch dilemma
Eddie hearn, promoter of Anthony Joshua, gave his opinion and the respective explanation of what happened in the duel last Saturday.
“I don’t think it was like that, I saw that there was something on the DAZN but I specifically remember that 10 seconds arrived and it was 10 seconds, “he said. Hearn.