Anthony Joshua loses it after storming out of ring before strange Usyk rant

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Anthony Joshua left fans completely baffled after losing his head and going on a bizarre rant after his defeat to Oleksandr Usyk.

After losing on points, for the second time, Joshua threw two belts down before storming out of the ring.

But then he climbed back in, took hold of the mic and went on a bizarre rant.

Incredibly, when he spoked about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, he said: “I’ve been studying Ukraine and all the champions from your amazing country… but I ain’t ever been there.

"What’s happening there… I don’t know what’s happening but it’s not nice at the end of the day.”

It sparked a confused and at times furious reaction on social media.

One said: "Na man AJ’s new team should of took that right out his hand. I like AJ but What on earth was that? I didn’t like that at all. Let Usyk have his moment."

Footballer Jamie Carragher said: "What is going on here?"

And Piers Morgan said: "Embarrassing antics at the end by Joshua. He was beaten by a superior fighter who put on a magnificent performance of highly-skilled, supremely resilient boxing. Congrats. A great champion & the pride of his nation. Moral of tonight: Ukrainians are hard as nails."

Usyk himself looked baffled, and chose not to comment on his opponent's antics.

After winning, Usyk called out Tyson Fury, who himself reacted on Instagram by saying he had not retired.

Usyk said: "I'm sure that Tyson Fury is not retired. I'm convinced he wants to fight me, I wanna fight him."

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