On the whole boxing fans seem to have been a little let down by this weekend’s world heavyweight unification that in the end – did not live up to the hype or carry much action.

This can be largely blamed for the referee not allowing the two boxers work on the inside when they came in close but that aside, fans have been voicing their dismay all day following an underwhelming unanimous points victory for Anthony Joshua.

Fellow UK heavyweight Tony Bellew however has come to his defense and said the following of the bout:

The above definitely contains some solid points, to be fair, but boxing fans are not entirely sold on Bellew’s take on the performance and fight: