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Tyson Fury knocks out Deontay Wilder to retain WBC title in heavyweight fight for the ages

“I’ve been in this enterprise 57 years selling fights and I really have to say I’ve by no means seen a heavyweight fight as magnificent as this,” boxing promoter Bob Arum advised reporters after the conclusion of the third installment of the two boxers’ trilogy conferences.

After placing Wilder on the canvas in the third spherical, Fury discovered himself on the ground twice in the fourth.

In a brutal, curler coaster fight in entrance of of 15,820 followers, the 33-year-old Briton regrouped and put Wilder down in the tenth earlier than delivering two monumental proper arms to win the bout with a knockout.

Fury was put on the canvas by Wilder in the fourth round.

“Shots like that finish careers,” Fury advised reporters. “I simply hope that he is OK. Because he took numerous punishment tonight.

“Don’t ever doubt me,” Fury mentioned. “When the chips are down I’ll at all times ship. I give him the glory for the victory. He’s a troublesome man — he took some huge pictures tonight.

“It was an excellent fight tonight in addition to any trilogy in historical past.”

Referee Russell Mora holds up the arm of Fury as he celebrates his victory over Wilder

Fury and Wilder had shared a controversial draw in Los Angeles in 2018, earlier than the Briton secured a seventh-round knockout in the second fight 20 months in the past.

“We fought like two warriors in there,” mentioned Fury of Saturday’s fight. “And I went over to shake his hand and say effectively performed and he was like ‘No, I do not respect you’.

“I used to be like ‘How are you able to say I’ve cheated when you recognize in your coronary heart, you have been crushed honest and sq.?’

“Is he a sore loser or what?

“But I’ve acted like a gentleman all through my profession and that is all I can do.”

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