Coach Alexander Carnation Teddy Atlas commented on the defeat of the Russian boxer Arthur Beterbiev. Atlas took the blame for the failure of the Ukrainian.
Atlas said that he had to ensure the victory of the Carnation.
Carnations threw himself on the ring, we were in the lead on the judges ‘ notes. I’m proud of him. I’m not proud of myself. I had to make sure he wins.
We were doing all right with the physical and technical point of view, strategy and plan of action. Carnations will return and again become a champion
said Atlas YouTube channel vRINGe VISION.
What is known about the battle of Carnations – Beterbiev? It was a unification bout for the WBC and IBF light heavyweight champion. It took place on 18 October in the United States. The Ukrainian boxer has beaten the Russian on points, but in round 10, the Russians sent three Cloves down, then the referee stopped the fight.
This is the first defeat in his career Carnation. Beterbiev won the 15th consecutive fight early. After the match, the Ukrainian was hospitalized to check for potential injuries. Later Carnation was discharged from the hospital.