Pros React to Tyson Fury’s Devastating Win Over Deontay Wilder

Published 10/10/2021, 1:10 AM EDT
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


The much-anticipated boxing trilogy between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder took place in a stupendous setting at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The heavyweight stalwarts promised an enigmatic show for fans around the globe. On October 9, they delivered on their promises. Although this was a great night for both men, it was certainly bigger for ‘The Gypsy King’ who came out on top.

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This fight had everyone’s attention, for obvious reasons. As soon as the results of this fight were clear, many bigwigs took it to Twitter to share their reactions.

Claressa Shields took it to her Twitter and wrote, “Damn. proud of you still Wilder.”

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Matchroom boss, Eddie Hearn, also shed some light on this fight. “Great fight! Big ba**s from both!”

UFC star Jorge Masvidal shared some words of encouragement for ‘The Gypsy King’ and he even termed Wilder and Fury as his inspirations.

He wrote, “@BronzeBomber is a lion and I’m a fan for life. @Tyson_Fury is special and I’m a fan for life. Thank you both for the entertainment from start to finish. Inspired”

Jimi Manuwa wrote, “Respect to wilder. He took one hell of a beating !!! I pray he recovers well.”

The lightweight boxing star, George Kambosos Jr. praised both Wilder and Fury. He wrote, “Unbelievable!! Huge respect to both men. That is why we love boxing”

Chris Eubank Jr. wrote, “Hell of a fight. Wilder showed a lot of heart… fury just too big, too smart & too strong.”

Just like the above hotshots, many others shared their true notions on this fight.

Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 3 – A fight for the ages

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Wilder and Fury rolled out a fight worth the surreal buzz. Few expected Wilder to show up this well in the iconic trilogy, but he showed heart and fought like a lion.

However, in the end, it was ‘The Gypsy King’ who once again showed why he’s the best heavyweight of the modern era.

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Considering the performance of both men, this fight definitely has to go down in the history books. What did you make of the heavyweight showdown in Las Vegas?

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

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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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