Dec 01 2018
Saturday

Staples Center, LA, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Heavyweight
40-0-0
SD 12

Score cards

  • 115-111
  • 110-114
  • 113-113
SD 12
27-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
33
6' 7" / 201 cm
Height
6' 9" / 206 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
85" / 216 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOKOTKORTDKO
Form
PTSRTDUDRTDRTD
40
Wins
27
39
By KO
19
98
KO%
70
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2008

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
3
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury report

Who won Wilder vs Fury?

Deontay Wilder drew with Tyson Fury by split draw in their 12 round contest on Saturday 1st December 2018 at Staples Center in LA.

The scorecards were announced as 115-111, 110-114, 113-113, meaning it was a split draw.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

This contest was for the WBC heavyweight championship of the world.

Also, on the undercard Jarrett Hurd beat Jason Welborn for the IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship, Luis Ortiz defeated Travis Kauffman and Joe Joyce was victorious over Joe Hanks.

Wilder vs Fury stats

Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 40 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 39 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Tyson Fury made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 27 wins and 0 draws, with 19 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Wilder had a large advantage in power over Fury, boosting at 98% knock out percentage over Fury's 70%.

Deontay Wilder was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Fury had a height advantage of 2 inches over Wilder. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Deontay Wilder & Tyson Fury fought out of an orthodox stance.

Wilder's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Fury's, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 21 days earlier than Fury, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 150 to Fury's 193.

Tyson Fury was ranked number 3 by the WBC in the 201lb division.

Wilder vs Fury form

Deontay Wilder had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Luis Ortiz on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Dominic Breazeale on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Tyson Fury on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Before that, he had beat Luis Ortiz on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had won against Bermane Stiverne on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Fury remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Otto Wallin on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Tom Schwarz on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Deontay Wilder on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Before that, he had defeated Francesco Pianeta on 18th August 2018 by points in the 10th round at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Hehad won against Sefer Seferi on 9th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Tyson Fury had been fighting more than Deontay Wilder.

Going to this contest, Deontay Wilder had last fought 1 year, 10 months and 4 days ago, while Tyson Fury's last outing had been 2 years and 13 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

Fury's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.

What time did Wilder vs Fury start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Wilder vs Fury?

Wilder vs Fury was broadcast on Showtime PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport Box Office.

What were the odds on Wilder vs Fury?

Deontay Wilder was a 6/5 (+120) underdog going into the contest, while Tyson Fury made his way into the ring at 67/100 (-149) with oddsmakers.

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