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Eddie Hearn has come out this week and said that Oleksandr Usyk would beat Tyson Fury.
He said that Deontay Wilder would beat Tyson on three occasions. He said that we would not sell any tickets in America yet it broke the record for a heavyweight fight in Las Vegas.
He said that Dillian Whyte would beat Tyson and we wouldn’t do any business for that fight yet it broke the Wembley box-office record and our man won by knockout. He said that Anthony Joshua would knock out Usyk twice.
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He even said Canelo Alvarez would beat Dmitry Bivol. His boxing predictions are about as good as haemorrhoids would be for Frankie Dettori.
Whatever happens, after Joshua’s defeat last weekend, Hearn is now out of the heavyweight title picture. Joshua failed to regain the WBA, IBF and WBO titles last weekend when he was outpointed again by Usyk.
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‘AJ’ needs some time out to sort himself out physically and mentally. I’m not sure what the meltdown was about at the end of the fight but I think the reason he threw the belts out of the ring was because he genuinely thought he won.
That was probably down to the fact his corner was telling him he was winning the fight. What was that about? He went out of the ring, came back and then dug himself into a bigger hole than he was in before when he got on the microphone.
The stuff about limited experience – he’s 32, he won silver at the world amateur championships in 2011, he won the Olympics in 2012. He’s had a good ride as a fighter and had five years as a world champion.
Joshua is not a novice. Anthony Yarde had just 11 amateur fights, went to Russia to fight for a world title and is about to fight another world champion who has three belts at light-heavyweight in Artur Beterbiev.
Yarde has never used that as an excuse and has not earned the mega millions Joshua has but hopefully his fight with Beterbiev will open the door to those big-money ones. Joshua has made a fortune from boxing and that can’t be forgotten.
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