Deontay Wilder Refuses to Bury the Hatchet With Tyson Fury After Brutal Loss

Published 10/10/2021, 1:45 AM EDT
Boxing – Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder – WBC Heavyweight Title – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. – October 9, 2021 Tyson Fury before the fight REUTERS/Steve Marcus


For a long time now, the hardcore lovers of boxing craved for a high-voltage tussle between the biggest stars of boxing. That said, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder pulled off a fight for the ages in their third meet that took place in T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas. The duo gave their absolute best in order to entertain the vast boxing masses.

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With this fight, many boxing purists wanted to see Wilder and Fury conclude their rivalry. Also, ‘The Gypsy King’ had no hard feelings for Wilder, but ‘The Bronze Bomber’ seems far from settling his beef with the Brit.

Post the fight, Fury spoke about Wilder and his feud. He said, “I’m a sportsman, I went over to (Deontay Wilder to) show some love and respect and he didn’t want to show it back. So I pray for him.”

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To everyone’s surprise, Deontay Wilder turned up better than expected in this collision. He began the fight on a wonderful note, with long and strong jabs. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ even connected with a few right hands on Fury. However, as the fight progressed, Fury cut Wilder’s range and floored him.

In round 4, Wilder gave it back to ‘The Gypsy King’ in his eccentric way. He dropped the Brit twice in that round. The charismatic scuffle between the two continued, and Wilder, even after looking gassed out, kept fighting.

Finally, in round 11, the champ caught ‘The Bronze Bomber’ with a huge right hook, leaving him sprawled on the canvas.

Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 3 – A fight meant to go down in history books

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Fury was an obvious favorite to win the trilogy against Wilder. However, Deontay Wilder, who showed heart and had Fury fans worried, will have earned a few new supporters.

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

He made Fury struggle to get over the line this time. That’s what made this fight extremely exciting.

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Watch this story – Event Recap: Best Highlights From Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3

With the performance that both these heavyweights put in, this bout deserves to go down in the rich boxing history. Wilder and Fury are the best heavyweights of this era, and tonight, they proved the same.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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