Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
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 Luis Ortiz beat Travis Kauffman, Joe Joyce defeated Joe Hanks and Jarrett Hurd was victorious over Jason Welborn for the IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight titles.
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 36 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 49 less professional rounds, 161 to Fury's 210.
Tyson Fury was ranked number 3 by the WBC in the 201lb division.
Wilder vs Fury form
Deontay Wilder had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Bermane Stiverne on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gerald Washington on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.
Before that, he had won against Chris Arreola on 16th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.
He had beat Artur Szpilka on 16th January 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Fury remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Francesco Pianeta on 18th August 2018 by points in the 10th round at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sefer Seferi on 9th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had won against Wladimir Klitschko on 28th November 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at ESPRIT arena, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Before that, he had defeated Christian Hammer on 28th February 2015 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had beat Dereck Chisora on 29th November 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Heavyweight championship fight at ExCel Arena, London.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Deontay Wilder had been fighting more than Tyson Fury.
Going to this contest, Deontay Wilder had last fought 4 years, 5 months and 13 days ago, while Tyson Fury's last outing had been 3 years, 11 months and 29 days ago.
Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 7 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Fury's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 8 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 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.
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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.