Tony Bellew reveals he didn’t know what spherical Oleksandr Usyk knocked him out

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OLEKSANDR USYK’S knockout blow on Tony Bellew was so highly effective the Briton didn’t even know what spherical it occurred.

The unbeaten Ukrainian unleashed a thunderous left in spherical eight that despatched Bellew straight to the canvass.

Tony Bellew didn’t know what spherical Oleksandr Usyk knocked him out
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It denied the Evertonian his fairy story ending of profitable all 4 of the undisputed king’s belts.

Bellew informed Sky Sports activities: “I don’t even know what spherical it was.

“I don’t even know what he caught me with. He’s a superb fighter, he’s distinctive.

“He’s executed all the pieces, i fought the very perfect, he’s simply higher than me.

Tony Bellew found himself up against the ropes with nowhere to go in the eighth round
Tony Bellew discovered himself up towards the ropes with nowhere to go within the eighth spherical
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This was Bellew’s final struggle which he confirmed on the finish
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“You come up towards nice individuals in life and also you lose, and also you’ve obtained to just accept it. Oleksandr Usyk is pound for pound materials.

“He’s one of the best I’ve ever fought.”

For Usyk, it’s now a case of stepping up a weight with the likes of Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury probably on the horizon.

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