SPORTS NEWS: Oleksandr Usyk’s Win Over Daniel Dubois Might Be Overturned

Oleksandr Usyk's Win Over Daniel Dubois Could Be Overturned

Trending Sport Information: 's Win Over Daniel Dubois Might Be Overturned

‘s victory over Daniel Dubois may very well be overturned if the attraction submitted by Dubois' promoter Frank Warren scales by.

On August 26, Ukrainian heavyweight boxer, Oleksandr Usyk defeated British boxer Daniel Dubois within the ninth spherical of the bout which happened in Warsaw, Poland to maintain his unified heavyweight title.

Earlier than the 36-year-old heavyweight champion gained the bout, Dubois knocked him out within the fifth spherical however the punch from the British boxer was adjudged as being a low blow.

Therefore, Puerto Rican referee Luis Pabon granted Usyk practically 4 minutes of restoration time because the referee believed that Dubois' hook landed on Usyk's beltline.

After that incident, the Ukrainian two-weight champion went on to knockout Dubois within the eighth and ninth rounds. The referee needed to finish the bout within the ninth spherical when it was apparent Dubois was too drained to proceed.

On the finish of the bout, the necessary challenger Dubois felt he had been “cheated” out of the victory following the struggle.

Therefore, his promoter needed to formally file an attraction on Tuesday, September 5, to induce the Affiliation () to cancel the bout or order for speedy rematch.

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Earlier at the moment, September 6, the WBA confirmed the attraction in an announcement that reads: “Any choice made concerning this case will likely be made beneath WBA guidelines and communicated in a well timed and applicable method.”

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