Frank Warren and Bob Arum React to ‘The Greatest Heavyweight Fight of All Time’ – Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3

Published 10/11/2021, 2:00 PM EDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 01: Deontay Wilder of United States (left) and Tyson Fury of England (right) reacts during a face off as promoter Frank Warren keeps them apart during a press conference ahead of the match between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilde on October 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder just went to war for 11 rounds straight. The entire boxing world was in awe of the heart that both heavyweights displayed in the ring. The T-Mobile Arena was on its feet for the entire duration of the fight.

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Tyson Fury’s promoter Frank Warren said it was one of the best fights of his life. ” Well, I think it’s one of the best fights, one of the best heavyweight fights I’ve seen. I mean the guys, both of them, you know, tremendous heart, courage, threw caution to the wind sometimes you know. Not showing great defense, but it was just so exciting. My heart was in my mouth as it was going on.”

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Fury and Wilder went toe to toe for 11 rounds straight. Tyson ‘The Gypsy King’ Fury looked in much better shape and better conditioned during the fight. After the first 5 rounds, Wilder started to slow down and his gas tank ran dry. Fury took advantage and went to town on Wilder, punishing him relentlessly.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – APRIL 26: Tyson Fury and promoter Frank Warren embrace during a press conference on April 26, 2018 at the Lowry Hotel in Manchester, England. Fury is due to make his competitive comeback on June 9. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Deontay ‘The Bronze Bomber’ Wilder showed great heart, standing back up after getting knocked out twice. However, the 3rd and final time ended up being his last, as the referee stopped the fight in the 11th round. Declaring the winner, by KO, and still WBC heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson Fury.

Bob Arum reacts to the Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury fight

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Bob Arum sat ringside for the epic trilogy between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder. “The truth is that was a great great fight, and it had all the drama you could ask for. I have never seen a heavyweight fight, compared to this one, never ever. This is the best heavyweight fight that I have ever seen.”

Deontay Wilder’s heart impressed Bob Arum, who felt that the fight was over after Wilder got knocked out the first time. It surprised Arum to see Wilder get back up and then knock Fury out twice in the same round.

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What did you think of the fight? Is it the greatest heavyweight fight of all time?

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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