Klitschko – Joshua
Authoritative portal WorldBoxingNews recognized the fifth round of the fight between Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua – best round in 2017.
“After four rounds of exploration, the fight livened up in the fifth round. Joshua immediately rushed to Klitschko. It became clear that during the pause between rounds, a corner of the British gave him the command to act aggressively from the first seconds of the next three-minute. It was a serious change in the course of the fight, as Klitschko did not expect such a development of events. The culmination of this spurt was down, which turned out to be Ukrainian.
But the invaluable experience of Klitschko could not say 41-year-old boxer came to and remained in the battle. He began to “throw” the bomb, which now had much greater success because Joshua was too tired from his attack . As a result, the champion was in a hard knockdown, and it seemed that the battle takes place irrevocably in favor of Klitschko.
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If Klitschko was not able to move away from a knockout, the fight would have ended in the first five rounds. But in the middle of battle already, the Ukrainian was ready to finish the fight early, but Joshua demonstrated that he has the character and to some extent, a strong chin, as he stood and was ready to enter in a very dangerous sixth round.
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Given the importance of the match, and also because of all the events in place of the three minutes that became a pleasant surprise, the fifth round of the fight Klitschko – Joshua is still the best this year”, – explained his choice by the experts.