The President of the IBO called two Ukrainians among the best boxers 2018
22:20 Fri, 4 Jan 2019 Telegraph championat.com Photo: Instagram Lomachenko sports news: IBO President ed Levine announced the names of the best boxers in 2018.
“I will name the four best boxers of the year. First, this is Anthony Joshua. The Briton won some amazing victories and changed the dynamics in heavy weight. Who is the main champion of this division. Secondly, Oleksandr Usyk. This is a gorgeous and classy boxer with a knockout blow. Thirdly, Vasyl Lomachenko. This boxer has it all, he will be a champion for a long time. And, fourth, Jarrett Hurd, he has a huge potential. Call him fight Lara, the fight of the year,” said Levine “R-Sport”.
Recall that in 2018 heavyweight Joshua defeated Joseph Parker was added to belts of the WBA Super, IBF, IBO WBO title. Later, the British defended the belt in a bout against Alexander Povetkin .
Barbel last year won the Cup of Muhammad Ali and became the absolute world champion in the first heavy weight. The Ukrainian defeated in the semifinal Mairis Briedis, and in the final Murata Gassieva. He defended the titles Alexander in a fight with Tony Bellew.
Lomachenko in 2018 took over Jorge Linares and Jose Pedrosoi, having won the belt himself alternately WBA and WBO lightweight.
Hurd last year, has combined the titles of the IBF and WBA in the first average weight in the victorious match against Erislandy Lara. He also defeated Jason Welborn.
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