The WBO and The Ring heavyweight titles had been up for grabs when Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder collided for a 3rd time this night in Las Vegas.
Fury (31-0-1) and Wilder (42-2-1) had initially collided again in 2018, with ‘The Gypsy King’ miraculously surviving a late knockdown within the last spherical to struggle to a break up draw. The pair would later rematch in February of 2020, with the British standout rising victorious in dominant trend, incomes a seventh-round knockout victory.
Tonight’s ‘Fury vs. Wilder’ trilogy proved to be an exciting backwards and forwards affair. Tyson Fury was in a position to drop Deontay Wilder in spherical three, however the ‘Bronze Bomber’ stormed again with a pair of knockdowns of his personal in spherical 4. Fury’s measurement would proceed to put on on Wilder all through the struggle and within the eleventh around the British standout put the American away for good with a proper hand (see that right here).
In the speedy aftermath of the struggle, Tyson Fury tried to go bury the hatchet with Deontay Wilder. Unfortunately the timing wasn’t proper and ‘The Bronze Bomber’ shortly dismissed Fury’s makes an attempt at reconciliation.
‘The Gypsy King’ mentioned the Deontay Wilder’s obvious lack of sportsmanship in his post-fight interview.
“It was a fantastic struggle tonight. It was worthy of any trilogy within the historical past of the game. I’m not going to make any excuses. Wilder’s a high fighter and he gave me an actual run for my cash tonight.” Tyson Fury mentioned. “I’ve at all times mentioned I’m one of the best on the planet and he’s the second finest. He’s go not love for me, Deontay Wilder. You know why? Because I beat him 3 occasions. I’m a sportsman. I went over to point out some love and respect and he didn’t need to give it again. So that’s high quality. That’s his downside. I’ll pray for him so god will soften his coronary heart.”
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