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Sometimes it takes ten years to make history

by: Sabrina Clarke

· Leadership

Sometimes it takes ten years to make history.

Oleksandr Usyk made history over the weekend by becoming the third cruiserweight to become the heavyweight boxing champion. As a boxing fan, his fight against Anthony Joshua is everything a championship bout should have. Usyk demonstrated the sweet science as a technician executing with control and discipline.

What is impressive about Usyk is that he first dominated the cruiserweight division, undefeated, changed his weight class, and is now the world's heavyweight champion. This journey took ten years. Usyk patiently waited, remained faithful to his unorthodox style and became a champion.

Sometimes we don't see the backstory, just the results. Every win has a back story, and sometimes it takes ten years to move from one level to the next and make history.