Olympic champion Rio harshly knocked out by a former Ukrainian: video

Олимпийский чемпион Рио жестко нокаутировал экс-украинца: видео

French heavyweight Tony Yoka (6-0, 5 KO) without any problems defeated experienced boxer Alexander Dimitrenko (41-6, 26 KO). The fight was the main event of the Boxing night in the French Antibes.

From the beginning of the battle of the Yoke occupied the center of the ring and is actively working the jab and distance. In the second round the Frenchman passed a strong uppercut, but Dimitrenko he shook.

But the 3rd round was in this game last. Yoka got to the head of Dimitrenko right hand, he was on the canvas, but continued to fight. The Frenchman rushed on the ball and nearly made the ex-Ukrainian out of the ring, then the referee stopped the beating.

Thus, the champion of the Olympic games 2016 in Rio Yoka was already the sixth victory in a professional career. Earlier, the Frenchman was suspended for a year for missing three doping tests.

For the former Ukrainian Dimitrenko is the third defeat in a row. In April, he lost to future world champion Andy Ruiz.