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Boxing: Oleksandr Usyk becomes undisputed Cruiserweight Champion

first_imgAdvertisementFour fights ago, Usyk had the worst showing in his professional career when he took on Michael Hunter. Although he took a unanimous decision win, it was this fight where we saw an Usyk that remains a bit too long in the pocket. Consequently, giving opportunities to an opponent who otherwise cannot measure up to his boxing ability.We witnessed more of the same in his majority decision win against Mairis Briedis in the semi-final of the WBSS. It was apparent going into the WBSS final that he cannot fight Gassiev in the same manner he fought the two aforementioned opponents. The way he fought Krzysztof Glowacki to gain the WBO title in 2016 would be the correct game-plan here.Gassiev is a cerebral fighter who is great at recognizing patterns. If he is given opportunities to catch you, he will.The dominant display turned in by Usyk is a testament to his superior ring IQ. He knew exactly what he had to do and made sure he did not commit the same mistakes as he had in the past.For the entire fight, Usyk stayed on the outside fighting behind the jab. He also made sure to keep circling to his right away from Gassiev’s power hand. Whenever his opponent would try to close the distance, he would keep the jab in his face in order to keep him in a high guard.If Gassiev elected to jump in instead of walking the champion down, Usyk would step back and throw three or four punch combinations to stop him in his tracks.In essence, Gassiev’s footwork was too slow to keep up with the busier and faster Usyk. He struggled to get into a rhythm the entire fight. He also could not find the proper openings to mount a respectable offensive attack on his continuously moving target.Oleksnadr Usyk becomes the first undisputed cruiserweight champion since the late O’Neil Bell defeated Jean Marc Mormeck in 2006. He has made statements in the past about making a move up to heavyweight. Also former pound for pound king Andre Ward has talked about a possible comeback to face Usyk.Advertisementlast_img read more

Will pick Messi over Ronaldo, says Brazilian legend Pele (Lead)

first_imgNew Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Football legend Pele on Friday picked Argentina’s star striker Lionel Messi over Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo to play for his team.While having a conversation with former Indian skipper Bhaichung Bhutia, Brazilian great Pele said many people compared him with George Best but they had different styles and the same was the scene with Messi and Ronaldo.”If I have to decide for my team I will choose Messi over Ronaldo, three-time FIFA World Cup champion Pele said at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2018 here.”Difficult to compare Messi and Ronaldo. Messi has a completely different style than Ronaldo. Lot of people compared me with George Best but we had different style of play. Ronaldo is more of a centre forward while Messi is more organised,” he added.On being asked how football has changed Pele said: “football hasn’t changed inside the field. The biggest change has been in the facilities. We didn’t have such great facilities.”Pele first won the FIFA World Cup title in 1958 and then defended the world title with the Selecao in 1962. He then captained the side which won in 1970.Pele opined that in order to improve the sport in India, young players should spend three months in Brazil to work on their basics.He also answered how Brazil has produced the best footballers and the best teams over the years.”Send young children to Brazil for three months every year. You have to learn the basics there,” he said.”Sometimes I think God is coaching the Brazilian team,” he added.On his selection in the national team at 16, Pele said: “When my friend told me I was selected for the World Cup, I thought he was joking. I came home and asked my father and he confirmed that the team was looking for five young players and I was one.” –IANSgau/bgadvertisementlast_img read more