A breathtaking heavyweight trilogy

Good morning hivers,

The gypsy king Tyson fury beat the bronze bomber deontay wilder to retain the WBC heavyweight crown at the T-mobile arena in Las Vegas.

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Their first bout which took place on the 1st December 2018 at the staples center in Los Angeles, California.

It ended in a controversial draw to say the least, Both fighters believed to have won the match, The commentators and fans thought the gypsy king had done enough to dethrone Deontay wilder in the earlier rounds but the bronze bomber had knocked down his opponent two times.

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They clearly had unfinished business as they met again on February 22nd 2020 at the MGM grand arena in paradise, Nevada.

Fury won by a seventh round TKO to capture the WBC title and the vacant ring magazine heavyweight titles,

The bronze bomber deontay wilder suffered his first proffessional defeat at the hands of Tyson fury, He came up with many reasons as to why he was defeated suggesting there was referee favoritism against him, The costume he wore to the ring took a toll on him, Tyson fury's gloves were loaded and previous injuries.

Wilder has a contractual rematch with fury for the titles in March but was rescheduled for July, The match was pushed further to October as wilder was still recovering from surgery and later on rescheduled for December due to covid 19 lockdown restrictions which would have limited fan attendance.

Tyson fury's side publicly announced that deontay wilder's contractual rematch clause had expired and that he was planning a match with now former WBO, IBF and WBA champion Anthony Joshua and that talks were at final stages and an official announcement at near stages,

Deontay wilder's side contradicted fury's camp and the two sides entered negotiations with the outcome to be decided by an arbitration judge, On may 17,2021, It was announced that the arbitration judge had ruled in wilder's favour and he had to have his rematch not later than September 15.

The match was rescheduled to October 9th 2021 after Tyson fury had tested positive for covid 19 in July.

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The match took place at the T-mobile arena in Nevada, It was billed as #onceforall.

Tyson fury won an eleventh round TKO, He has come out on top of their 3 year long rivalry.

Tyson had to survive two early knockdowns in the 4th half but was on top of his game and outlasted the bronze bomber, This will go down as one of the best matches of the year if not in history.

Share with me your reactions in the comments, should fury retire or go after Usyk?



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