Deontay Wilder carried his famous pounds of punch in a glove into the ring at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas [Nevada] on Saturday in anticipation of unseating Tyson Fury for his WBC heavyweight title but the intelligence of the Gypsy King reigned supreme in the final analysis as the British boxer stopped the Bronze Bomber with an 11th-round TKO.
The epic bout could not, however, end without drama having recorded five knockdowns with Fury going down twice and Wilder also visiting the canvass thrice amidst bruises
The Gypsy King was the odds favorite going into the fight but Wilder nearly caused an upset having floored Tyson Fury twice in the fourth round having landed half load of his signature power punch into the body of the silky British boxer.
Fury [31-0-1] switched the gears from the fifth round, landing more jabs in the process while amusing Deontay Wilder with his feigns and superior leg movements throughout the rest of the rounds.
Deontay Wilder having drop to 42-2-1 may seek solace in fighting the winner of the Anthony Joshua-Oleksandr Usyk rematch.
By James K. Attaglo Wilson