Tyson Fury lastly demolished Deontay Wilder within the eleventh spherical after dragging himself off the canvas in an epic world heavyweight title combat in Las Vegas.
The British heavyweight star was getting ready to defeat when he was floored twice within the fourth spherical, however Fury staged a sensational restoration and dropped Wilder within the tenth earlier than inflicting a crushing knockout to retain his WBC belt.
Wilder had been blasted to the canvas within the third spherical, however the American almost pulled off a shocking fightback within the fourth, earlier than Fury rapidly regained command and finally broke the resistance of his exhausted challenger.
In a tense opening spherical, Wilder tried to implement his aggressive ways as he pressured Fury onto the again foot with stinging physique pictures and clubbing proper palms.
However Fury started to seek out the vary along with his hurtful straight proper hand within the second, then unloaded it completely within the third to daze Wilder, who was cuffed to the canvas.
With Wilder badly harm, Fury went for the end within the fourth, however he wilted to the canvas after an enormous proper hand from the Alabama man.
Fury then staggered to the ground once more following an change at shut quarters and the bell halted Wilder’s livid assault.
Wilder swung his proper hand with savage intent within the fifth, however Fury one way or the other stood agency, and fired again with a straight proper within the sixth.
A punishing battle was taking its toll on Wilder, who staggered wearily within the seventh after crunching physique pictures, and he was held up by the ropes after a brutal flurry from Fury within the eighth.
Wilder nonetheless confirmed indicators of menace, unloading a jolting uppercut within the ninth, however the exhausted challenger was being step by step pounded into submission.
A proper hand from Fury despatched Wilder crumpling to the canvas within the tenth, and nonetheless he threw again, briefly buzzing the Brit with crude pictures.
However Fury lastly concluded their saga within the eleventh as an enormous proper hand despatched Wilder crashing spectacularly to the canvas.