Tag Archives: Deontay Wilder

The unsinkable Tyson Fury took America for a night. Can he keep it? | Sport

Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder II

The early returns from last weekend’s heavyweight championship tilt between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have suggested a money-spinning success commensurate to the breathless promotional heft behind it. Fury’s shocking beatdown of the unbeaten American, which saw him both capture the World Boxing Council’s heavyweight title and reduce the sport’s …

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Deontay Wilder’s attempt to blame defeat on 40lb costume carries little weight | Marina Hyde | Sport

Fury arrives on his throne.

Can anyone confirm whether there’s a possibility Deontay Wilder may have suffered a bump to the head of late? However outlandish that theory might initially seem, it is one we have to work on after the heavyweight addressed the circumstances of his loss to Tyson Fury in Las Vegas on …

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Deontay Wilder’s corner was right to stop Tyson Fury fight

Deontay Wilder's corner was right to stop Tyson Fury fight

LAS VEGAS — If you don’t see Mark Breland wearing a medal today, someone should give him one. In the aftermath of Tyson Fury’s domination of Deontay Wilder on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, there was disagreement about the actions longtime co-trainer Breland took to stop the …

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Sweet-as-pie performance earns Tyson Fury respect as world’s best | Kevin Mitchell | Sport

Tyson Fury celebrates after defeating Deontay Wilder.

As Dorothy Parker almost said: “If all the British heavyweights in history were laid out end to end, I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised.” And they laughed when Tyson Fury said he was going to destroy Deontay Wilder. They’re not laughing now – as Bob Monkhouse almost said. In …

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Tyson Fury expects Deontay Wilder rematch rather than Joshua showdown | Sport

Tyson Fury knocks down Deontay Wilder in the fifth.

Tyson Fury is “almost sure” he will face Deontay Wilder for a third time rather than Anthony Joshua in an all-British four-belt unification fight that would crown an undisputed heavyweight champion for the first time in two decades. Fury administered a shocking beatdown of the favoured American knockout merchant to …

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Fury-Wilder was a return to the glory days of heavyweight fights

Fury-Wilder was a return to the glory days of heavyweight fights

LAS VEGAS — Man’s most primitive endeavor came wrapped in the lavish and the absurd on Saturday night in Vegas. It was the biggest heavyweight fight in decades — a night the boxing folks hope is a prelude and not a throwback — and Tyson Fury owned every last inch …

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Tyson Fury knocks out Deontay Wilder to win WBC heavyweight championship | Sport

Tyson Fury completed the greatest comeback in modern sports history on Saturday night when he knocked out Deontay Wilder in the seventh round to add the WBC’s version of the world heavyweight championship to his own lineal claim to the title. The Gypsy King made good on his promise to …

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Wilder-Fury I: the seven moments that defined their gripping first fight | Sport

Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will climb through the ropes at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night in a rematch of their epic split draw 15 months ago. That first encounter is mostly remembered for a white-knuckle final round where Fury, after outboxing the heavy-handed Alabaman for nearly …

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Fury v Wilder II: Fighters unveil bulked-up physiques on eve of rematch | Sport

There was a time when Deontay Wilder would have been one of his country’s most famous sportsmen, which makes the 34-year-old among the biggest casualties of boxing’s retreat toward the margins of the American mainstream. There is no good reason why Wilder, a crowd-pleasing knockout merchant in a chiselled 6ft …

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