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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder report
Who won Fury vs Wilder III?
Tyson Fury beat Deontay Wilder by knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 9th October 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Nevada.
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 unified heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBC & The Ring belts on the line.
Also, on the undercard Robert Helenius was victorious over Adam Kownacki, Efe Ajagba lost to Frank Sanchez, Julian Williams was overcome by Vladimir Hernandez, Edgar Berlanga was victorious over Marcelo Esteban Coceres, Robeisy Ramirez beat Orlando Gonzalez Ruiz and Jared Anderson defeated Vladimir Tereshkin.
Fury vs Wilder III stats
Tyson Fury stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 30 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Deontay Wilder made his way to the ring with a record of 42 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 41 of those wins 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%.
Tyson Fury was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Fury had a height advantage of 2 inches over Wilder. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Tyson Fury & Deontay Wilder fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fury's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Wilder's, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 21 days later than Wilder, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 58 more professional rounds, 220 to Wilder's 162.
Deontay Wilder was ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 201lb division.
Fury vs Wilder III form
Deontay Wilder had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Tyson Fury on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Luis Ortiz on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Dominic Breazeale on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, 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.
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.
Fury's last 4 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.3 rounds on average.
Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Fury vs Wilder III start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Fury vs Wilder III?
The ESPN PPV show is expected to begin at 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST. The BT Sport Box Office broadcast of the card is expected to start at 12:00 AM (BTS).
What were the odds on Fury vs Wilder III?
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