Tyson Fury finished Deontay Wilder for the second straight time in their trilogy, but only after a wild back-and-forth bout featuring five combined knockdowns.
A third round between world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and American Deontay Wilder was set for July but was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Fury's promoter said this fight cant happen "behind closed doors."
Tyson Fury seized the World Boxing Council heavyweight title after dominating Deontay Wilder who had blood streaming from his left ear and leaking from his mouth since round three.
WBC champion Wilder 42-0-1 (41 KO) and lineal heavyweight champion Fury 29-0-1 (20 KO) shoved each other when they took the stage at the MGM Grand on Wednesday before both promising knockouts.
Fury was expected to cruise against his underdog challenger, but was forced to overcome an early injury and battle a relentless Wallin to maintain his unbeaten record.
Putting profit ahead of politics, the promoter of heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua is dismissing concerns over the decision to contest a championship fight in Saudi Arabia.
Amnesty International contends Joshua will be part of "sportswashing".
Fury makes short work of his previously unbeaten German opponent, battering him with a jab before knocking him down to a knee in the second round right after Schwarz landed a big punch.
The blow knocked the sombrero-wearing mascot to the ground, although ESPN said reports the man inside the costume suffered a broken jaw were incorrect.
Anthony Joshua beat Joseph Parker to become a three-belt heavyweight champion in Cardiff, Wales. Joshua won the world heavyweight title fight on points in a match that went on for 12 rounds.
American Deontay Wilder recovered from a seventh-round fear to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight title.
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder believes he is the most dangerous man in the division, saying that he could beat anybody at any time ahead of his title defence against Luis Ortiz on Saturday.
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