“We Need Fights Like That” – Eddie Hearn Lauds Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury

Published 10/12/2021, 7:32 AM EDT
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 10: Eddie Hearn, Boixng promoter looks on prior to the Final Eliminator For WBA World Lightweight Title fight between Anthony Crolla and Daud Yordan of Indonesia at Manchester Arena on November 10, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)


The hardcore boxing fans always have huge expectations from the heavyweight roster. This is because the big men roll out fiery fights with some stupendous knockouts. Also, even if their fights go the distance, these heavyweights make sure to go all out against their rivals in all the rounds. That said, the Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder fight was just the contest everyone wanted to see in the messed-up heavy roster.

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In their WBC title clash on October 9, both the men put on a show worth the wait, making this fight one of the best heavyweight contests of all time.

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Although Fury won this high-voltage encounter, Wilder left the ring with some new fans. Recently, the Matchroom head, Eddie Hearn, opened up on this fight and Fury’s performance.

Speaking to The Mac Life Official, he said, ”Technically it was all over the shop but who cares? The drama was unbelievable. Massive credit to both fighters.. It was brilliant for boxing and the heavyweight division because we need fights like that. I wanted Fury to win. Props to both guys and massive congratulations for Fury because it was a great win.”

Fury dropped Wilder in round 3 of the fight and ‘The Bronze Bomber’ secured knockdowns of his own in round 4. However, ‘The Gypsy King’ had the last laugh as Wilder couldn’t get back up after he took a clean hit in round 11.

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder – Two absolute stars

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Prior to this fight, a huge chunk of fans expected ‘The Gypsy King’ to get an easy win in this fight. However, Deontay Wilder had some other plans.

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 Bronze Bomber’ made sure to make this fight as tough as he could for Fury. As a result, both the men faced adversities inside the squared circle. However, it was Fury who was the better man on fight night.

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Regardless of the outcome, both Fury and Wilder gained tremendous respect for their performances. What did you make of the fight?

Watch this story – Every Time a Boxer Hit the Canvas at Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3 Event

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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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