Once and For All: Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder lll

The third and final matchup between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder lll was one of the best heavyweight boxing fights of all time. On October 9th, spectators watched 11 grueling rounds between two of the world’s best heavyweight champions.

Fury and Wilder had already fought twice in the past, with the first fight being a draw and the second fight ended with Fury knocking Wilder out in the 7th round. Originally, Tyson Fury was supposed to fight Anthony Joshua, but Deontay Wilder III and his team triggered a rematch clause so Fury had to fight Wilder for a 3rd time.

As soon as the fight started, it was full of action. Fury and Wilder were mainly just feeling each other out in the first 2 rounds. In the 3rd round Fury knocked down Wilder, but he got up before the 10 second count. Fury got a little too comfortable after that and got knocked down twice in the 4th,  but he also got up both times before the 10 second count. 

In the 10th round, Fury slipped Wilder’s overhand right and knocked him down. This was the downfall for Wilder, as he was visibly tired, and just by looking at him, you can tell he was hurt. The 11th round started and both fighters were flailing punches knowing the fight was coming to an end, but Fury’s pressure and power was too much for Wilder. He knocked Wilder out cold in the 11th round.

At the end of the fight, even though Fury had taken a victory for the 2nd time, both fighters were getting praise because they showed true heart in the boxing ring giving fans an excellent fight. This was the perfect ending to their trilogy.