The rivalry of Deontay Wilder vs Tyson fury it started in the first fight, when the judges determined a split tie and the entire crowd began to whistle. On LEFT PUNCH we remember that fight Wilder vs Fury 1 with a summary so that you arrive prepared to the trilogy.
How was Wilder vs Fury 1?
The first fight took place on December 1, 2018, at the Staples Center, Los Angeles California. Wilder was the undefeated WBC heavyweight champion, while Fury was coming off a retirement full of excesses with alcohol, food and drugs.
The Englishman surprised by his physique, as he weighed 180 kilos, but in his preparation he managed to lose several kilos to concentrate on the fight.
Both fighters were very offensive from the beginning of the fight, starting in the third round, Fury took on his challenging role and began to gesture at his opponent. While Wilder’s punch began to be felt in the sixth round. Tyson fell in the ninth, but his stood up, history repeated itself in the last.
What seemed like a victory for Deontay Wilder, the judges’ ballots marked 115-111, 114-110 and 113-113, so a split decision tie was declared.
Other analysts mentioned that the fight was largely dominated by Tyson fury and that the American was only on the defensive, responding little to the attacks of his rival.
In the end, Deontay Wilder retained the title, which caused a marked rivalry to begin Wilder vs. Fury 1. Two years later the second fight was agreed, which left a new champion and many moments to remember.
This Saturday, October 9, the third fight will take place, and here we leave you a guide on where to watch the fight on open television.
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