Alternative angle shows BRUTAL Oleksandr Usyk attack that saw Tyson Fury face referee count in ninth round of undisputed heavyweight fight

An alternative angle, shared by DAZN, has shown the brutal nature of Oleksandr Usyk’s knockdown of Tyson Fury.

Usyk hurt Fury in the ninth round of his historic victory on Saturday, which saw him become the first undisputed heavyweight champion of this century.

A little over three rounds into the fight, he came within touching distance of a stoppage when Fury was left rocked, with referee Mark Nelson stepping into give a count on the ‘Gypsy King’.

According to the Ukrainian’s manager, Usyk was robbed of a knockout win in the ninth round when Nelson stepped in to count Fury before he had fallen to the ground.

Alexander Krassyuk spoke in the aftermath of Usyk’s split decision win over the ‘Gypsy King’ and argued that Usyk would have finished his opponent if it had not been for the referee stepping in to call a knock down with Fury still upright.

An alternate angle of Oleksandr Usyk's brutal knockdown of Tyson Fury has been revealed
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An alternate angle of Oleksandr Usyk’s brutal knockdown of Tyson Fury has been revealed

Klitschko and Shevchenko laud ‘historical’ win for Ukrainian Usyk

Fury claimed after the bout that he should have won the fight, suggesting people sided with Usyk because ‘his country is at war’.

The pair are set to rematch later this year as Fury looks to avenge the loss.

The official judges’ scorecards showed how the fight went down on the night, with Usyk only needing to avoid a knockdown in the final round to claim victory.

Manuel Oliver Palermo of Spain, Craig Metcalfe of Canada and Mike Fitzgerald of the United States were the judges for the bout, with their scores revealed post fight.

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