After a year and a half absence due to an injury,Kubrat Pulev returned in the most convincing possible way of the ring. He ruined his victim Hughie Fury with a unanimous decision.
The Bulgarian won the right to be a mandatory opponent of world champion Anthony Joshua. Pulev is looking to face him at Wembley in 2019.
The judges ruled out the following results: 117: 111, 118: 110, 115: 113. And all in favor of Cobra. That’s what he did, and Fury was a worthy rival who did not have enough boxing arguments to prevail.
The match in Sofia started equally, and at the beginning the British acted quickly and accurately. But Pulev picked up the turn and at the end of the second round he ripped off his rival’s eyebrow, opened a serious arcade, and made it difficult for him to play until the end of the match.
Surprisingly, however, Fury started stronger in the third round, and this was the strongest part of his performance. Gradually, however, Kubrat Pulev once again prevailed and led the battle with his performance.
The most critical time for him was in the 8th round. At that time, Fury gave him a heavy punches in the head, which seriously shook the Bulgarian, and he was a step away from the knockdown. But he gradually recovered, overcame the difficult moment, and in turn rushed into serious attacks.
Overcoming this breakthrough was also crucial in the match. After that Pulev fought violently, put Fury between the ropes, and at the end of the match the Brit became slow and took a shot after a shot.
Eventually, the game ended after full 12 rounds and the judge raised the hand of Kubrat Pulev as a winner. The overcrowded “Arena Armeec” was extinguished with pleasure, seeing their favorite for the third time in the role of the winner.
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