AEW Superstar Chris Jericho Claims Boxing is Back to Greatness After Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III

Published 10/10/2021, 7:30 AM EDT
Boxing – Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder – WBC Heavyweight Title – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. – October 9, 2021 Tyson Fury celebrates with the belts after winning the fight against Deontay Wilder REUTERS/Steve Marcus


The debate is finally over. ‘The Gypsy King’ Tyson Fury conquered his longtime rival, Deontay Wilder in the 11th round via TKO at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The two Goliaths clashed for their trilogy bout to settle the score; eventually, Fury emerged as the sole king of boxing.

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The sporting world couldn’t contain their excitement as Tyson Fury made his mark definitively on fight night. However, the WBC, Ring Magazine and lineal heavyweight champion had to walk through tremendous adversity to secure the victory. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ came prepared for a 12-round war and managed to drop Fury on a couple of occasions.

However, it wasn’t enough as Fury used his championship prowess and won out the night.

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Oct 9, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Tyson Fury (black/gold trunks knocks Deontay Wilder (red/black trunks) out) during their WBC/Lineal heavyweight championship boxing match at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports.

The inaugural AEW World Heavyweight Champion, Chris Jericho took to Twitter and tweeted his excitement about Tyson winning over Wilder in their third bout.

Chris Jericho praised Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder after their fight

Le Champion‘ wrote that both fighters put an “excellent” fight together and they should be proud of themselves for putting on such a stellar performance.

It’s not just Jericho who praised both athletes for their performance tonight in Las Vegas, but the entire world of combat sports who tuned in to watch the two giants slug it out.

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The fight was contested for the WBC/Lineal Heavyweight Championship and took place after a lot of drama; the fight was 20-months, two positive COVID tests, and one lawsuit in the making.

Boxing – Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder – WBC Heavyweight Title – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. – October 9, 2021, Tyson Fury in action against Deontay Wilder REUTERS/Steve Marcus

WBC heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury now has the record of 31-0-1 in his illustrious boxing career and it looks like he is in his prime and can win more big ones.

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Fury got the better of Wilder the last time they met in a boxing ring, where Fury defeated Wilder via seventh-round TKO last year in Las Vegas.

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His latest win against Wilder marks his second-straight victory against his arch-nemesis in boxing.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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