Moscow Patriarchate congratulates Usyk on his victory
This is reported by the UOC-MP Information Center.
“Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk on September 26 defeated the world heavyweight champion in several versions, Anthony Joshua. Usyk took the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts from him.
The boxer became the third Ukrainian heavyweight champion after Volodymyr and Vitali Klitschko.”
Supporters of the UOC-MP note that Usyk, having defeated Anthony Joshua and having defeated the new world heavyweight champion, said that with his fight he wanted to glorify Christ.
In London, before the championship fight, where the competition was held, Oleksandr Usyk together with his team and godfather Vasyl Lomachenko, went to the Church of the Assumption of the Mother of God and All Saints. The temple belongs to the Russian Orthodox Church, Channel 24 reports.
The respective photo appeared on the page of his promotion company. The same picture was shared by his close friend boxer Vasyl Lomachenko.