Tyson Fury put on a memorable performance to down former Heavyweight king Deontay Wilder once and for all last night, stopping The Bronze Bomber in the 11th round of a thrilling encounter.
Fury initially had Wilder down in the fourth round, but the former champion – true to his word – was a man who wanted to be seen as a warrior, and showed the resurgence of one by almost stopping Fury later in the fight.
The first knockdown was scored by Tyson, but was far from the end of the story.
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Wilder was able to land on occasion, reminding Fury – and tyhe watching world – of the power possessed in his right hand.
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Eventually, the score was settled – and Tyson Fury ended all hopes of a Wilder comeback, dropping him with a right hand to the side of the head, leaving Wilder face down on the canvas.
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