Tyson Fury Knock Out Deontay Wilder & Put Wilder To Sleep, Fury To Prolong WBC Heavyweight Title

Tyson Fury Knock Out Deontay Wilder

It was apparent from the opening round of their third bout that Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder did not need the judges to decide who would win. And they didn’t: Fury knocked Wilder out in Round 11 at 1:10, putting an end to their 2-0-1 rivalry.

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It wasn’t simple, though. Deontay Wilder had Fury down twice in the fourth round and appeared to be on his way to keeping him down. In the following round, things seemed a little hazy for the Gypsy King, but he got his legs under him and started to work. Fury unleashed a huge right hand that knocked Wilder down to the mat after knockdowns in the third and tenth rounds. The referee sparked the battle since there was no count.

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Tyson Fury Knock Out Deontay Wilder

In rounds three and four, the action picked up, with both men earning knockdowns. In round four, “The Bronze Bomber” even knocked Fury out twice. However, as the bout continued, Fury used a more successful clinch fighting style, pushing all 277 pounds of his weight on Wilder’s neck.

Wilder began to exhibit symptoms of tiredness in the second half of the bout. As he continued to throw and land blows, he was relying only on tenacity and grit. Fury, on the other hand, had already found his stride. While hitting powerful shots from the outside and inside, he displayed smooth head movement and footwork.

It was apparent from the opening round of their third bout that Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder did not need the judges to decide who would win. And they didn’t: Fury knocked Wilder out in Round 11 at 1:10, putting an end to their 2-0-1 rivalry.

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Tyson Fury’s perfect record now stands at 31 victories (22 KO) and a draw.

Deontay Wilder, the most efficient knockout artist in heavyweight history, currently has a record of 42 victories, two defeats, and one draw. It’s worth noting that he’s only ever lost against Fury. He’s also won 42 fights, with 41 of them coming by knockout.

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Elina Raven is an author and content writer for maxblizz. Elina completed her graduation in MA Screen Production - Screenwriting and Documentary at the University Of the West Of England, Bristol.

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