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Dillian Whyte reacts to Anthony Joshua’s KO of Kubrat Pulev, questions ‘unusual efficiency’ however praises champion


Dillian Whyte praised Anthony Joshua for his win over Kubrat Pulev on Saturday evening, but additionally questioned what he noticed as a ‘unusual efficiency’.

The WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion knocked out his necessary challenger in spherical 9 after a dramatic and entertaining affair.

Joshua found the finish in round nine


Joshua discovered the end in spherical 9

Tyson Fury reacts to Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev

The battle started with a cagey opening couple of rounds as each males appeared hesitant and exchanged jabs.

It exploded into motion within the third as Joshua hammered Pulev with a tough proper hand and pummelled him into the ropes, prompting a depend from the referee.

The challenger fought on however was as soon as once more floored, this time by a large uppercut from the champion. Once more he rose and survived the spherical.

Joshua was cautious to not be reckless and waited till spherical 9 to execute the end.

Pulev discovered himself floored once more within the ninth and bought up solely to be completed with a brutal proper from AJ.

The ‘Body Snatcher’ gave his thoughts

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The ‘Physique Snatcher’ gave his ideas

Whyte instructed iFL TV after watching from ringside: “Good win, respectable efficiency, good knockout.

“Unusual efficiency, plainly he was caught between two or three completely different types.

“He’s bought three completely different trainers in his camp, I don’t perceive what’s happening there.

“However he bought the victory so you may’t actually complain.”

Joshua is still the champion


Joshua remains to be the champion

Concerning the actual fact AJ didn’t end the battle after dominating spherical three, Whyte mentioned: “I don’t know why he let Pulev again within the battle.

“He ought to’ve simply destroyed him, I don’t know why he let him again within the battle.

“I assumed Pulev was gone. Pulev didn’t pose a lot of a risk actually, did he?

“He’s not the toughest hitter. There wasn’t any danger of him knocking Joshua out, was there?

“I didn’t have him profitable a spherical, he misplaced each spherical.

“He [AJ] bought the job carried out in nice trend. When the KO got here it got here good, however I feel he might’ve carried out it lots faster.

“He appeared to be in that destructive zone. It was an odd efficiency.”


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