Bryson DeChambeau and Other Golfers Who Were in Vegas for Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder

Published 10/10/2021, 6:57 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 world just witnessed one of the finest fights in modern-day boxing. Tyson Fury dismantled Deontay Wilder in 11 rounds to assert his status as one of the most dominant heavyweight boxers in history. Meanwhile, a lot of PGA Tour golfers were in attendance for the bout, including the likes of Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau! 

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Normally, you don’t see a lot of golfers attending fights, but this was a special one. Fury was taking on Wilder in the last of their trilogy fight, and the ‘Gypsy King’ once again proved why he’s one of the best in the business. 

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Fury statistically dominated against Wilder and a brutal right-hand combo ended the fight midway through the 11th round as the latter fell to the canvas briefly knocked out. Referee Russell Mora stopped the fight instantly, and it was pure euphoria for Tyson Fury, who had won two of the three fights against Wilder. Their first fight resulted in a draw. 

How Bryson DeChambeau and other golfers reacted to the classic fight

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III was a classic. A few prominent golfers were right there at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas to witness the modern-day classic. Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Bryson DeChambeau, Tony Finau, and Ian Poulter were some of them in attendance for the fight. Safe to say that most of them were rooting for Fury! 

Here’s one of Poulter’s tweet about the same: 

Poulter also posted a barrage of Instagram stories to reveal his excitement of watching the fight live!

Tony Finau watched the fight live, and he even created an informal poll on Twitter before the bout began: 

Here’s what Finau posted on Instagram: 

 

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Furthermore, Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka, and Dustin Johnson were among the others who were in attendance for the main event. All of them took to Instagram to share their feelings about the bout. 

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This fight certainly delivered to the hype it generated. Moreover, Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau seem to be interested in a fight of their own, come November 26. Who are you backing to win the 12-hole match, in Las Vegas?

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Arjun Athreya

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Arjun Athreya is a senior writer at Essentially Sports and has been contributing since early 2020. Having developed an avid interest in sports at an early age, he pursued a Journalism degree and graduated from Madras Christian College. Arjun manages the Golf division and its content, and primarily covers news pertaining to the NBA as well.

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