Las Vegas, United States, Oct 9 (EFE).- English boxer Tyson Fury beat American Deontay Wilder by technical knockout in the 11th round in a rematch for the heavyweight title of the World Boxing Council at stake, which he retained.
The fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas was scheduled for 12 rounds and directed by referee Russell Mora, who stopped the fight in the penultimate round when Wilder was downed for the third time after already doing so in the third and 10th rounds.
Fury, facing Wilder for the third time, also stayed in the “trilogy” by getting the second victory after a draw in the first in 2018 and winning the second in 2020 in the seventh round.
When the fight was stopped by Mora, Fury was up on the cards of all three judges.
The triumph left Fury, 33, with a 30-0-1 record, 21 knockouts and guaranteed winnings of $ 10 million, which with television rights could go as high as $ 15 million.
Wilder, 35, and 42-1-1, 41 knockouts, will pocked $ 8 million and could increase to $ 12 million.
The next challenge for the undefeated Fury will be facing his compatriot Anthony Joshua. EFE