The future can wait as boxing fans savour one of the bouts of this era

Fights between Tyson Fury and fellow Brit Dillian Whyte and new champ Oleksandr Usyk will probably come next, writes Ben Burrows

Tuesday 12 October 2021 01:27
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<p>Referee Russell Mora holds up the arm of Tyson Fury as he celebrates his 11th-round knockout of Deontay Wilder</p>

Referee Russell Mora holds up the arm of Tyson Fury as he celebrates his 11th-round knockout of Deontay Wilder

With a punch-up that ended with a sing song, Tyson Fury really did enjoy what some would see as a stereotypical British night out in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

The Brit survived two early knockdowns only to clamber back to his feet and eventually knock out Deontay Wilder to retain his WBC world heavyweight title.

The contest was the stuff of a storybook as it see-sawed from one fighter to the other before Fury at last landed the final telling blow in the 11th round.

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