Las Vegas, NV-The intensified vibration in the T-Mobile arena Saturday night was indescribable. Fans all over the world were anxiously awaiting the trilogy bout between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight championship and what an exceptional competition it was.
From the moment vet referee Russell Mora called them center ring, these two phenoms where ready for war. Fury taunting Wilder calling him out his name, heightened the beast within as “The Bronze Bomber” remained gravely poised before seizing his prey.
First two rounds Wilder handled Fury like a stallion taking to the Brit’s 6’9” frame with countless body shots and combos controlling the fight but by the third round, the changing of the guard took its plight.
Wilder charged at Fury working upper body cuts with right, left combos landing a power right hook on Tyson that shook The Gypsy King” to his core giving him a reality check. The 227lb fiend came back full throttle landing multiple jabs to the face but neither fighter slowed down.
Deontay fired back making it an all out slugfest before Fury head locked Wilder and laced him with a right upper cut that sent the former champ tumbling to the canvas for a four second knockdown count, minutes before ending round three.
Trying to regain his composure in the 4th round, Wilder seemed disorientated but had just enough grit to take Fury to the canvas twice swinging wildly with a one, two hooks then a blow to head making the crowd go ballistic.
With fans chanting his name to give him a needed edge, Wilder kept that fighter spirit going though it was visibly wearing on both contenders. The heavyweights went the distance in the battle royale with Fury finishing Wilder on a KO in the eleventh round that had ref Mora call the fight.
These two powerhouses gave a phenomenal display of sportsmanship with true vigor and resilience. Its a bout that will go down in the history of trilogies to come.