Fury vs Wilder 3: Tyson Fury knocks out Deontay Wilder again to retain WBC heavyweight title


Fury wins his war with Wilder (Picture: Getty)

Tyson Fury has retained his WBC heavyweight title after a devastating knockout victory over Deontay Wilder.

In a thrilling trilogy fight that will go down as an all-time classic, ‘The Gypsy King’ was dropped twice in a breathtaking fourth round but again rose to his feet to claim the victory on an electric night in Las Vegas.

An exhausted Wilder, who was also put down in the third round, was eventually finished off in the eleventh as Fury extended his undefeated record in professional boxing to 32 fights.

After being dominated from the opening bell in their second fight 18 months ago, Wilder started smartly and aggressively this time around, sending sharp jabs to the body while looking for big overhand rights upstairs.

Fury stayed calm however and scored with a crunching right of his own in the closing seconds of the round.

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Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder

Fury wins the war with Wilder (Picture: Getty)

The first of series of explosive moments came midway through the third when Fury landed a big right to the temple that sent Wilder to the mat.

Wilder rose to meet the count but was in survival mode for the reminder of the round, barely lasting to hear the bell.

Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder

Wilder pit Fury down twice in quick succession in round four (Picture: Getty)

An incredible shot from Wilder in the fourth however turned the fight on its head, sending Fury down for just the second time in his career.

Fury’s authority was suddenly gone and the champion was down again in the closing seconds of the round, climbing to his feet again to keep the contest going.  

Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder

Fury remains champion (Picture: Getty)

Wilder came searching with those huge rights in the fifth but it was Fury who scored the more telling shots with the challenger expending energy every time he missed.

Fury rediscovered his composure and having…

Source : metro

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