Deontay Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs) and Tyson Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs) engaged in a dramatic heavyweight title fight that saw Fury largely outbox Wilder, but hit the deck on two occasions, including in the 12th and final round. In the end, a controversial split draw was the result. Wilder got a 115-111 in his favor, Fury got a 114-112, and British judge Phil Edwards had it even 113-113. Surely a rematch is happening after such an intense fight with plenty of exciting moments and great courage, heart, and toughness from both men.
Watch the highlights below:
Round 12 - Fury is down on a big shot! He gets up at 9! This is Wilder’s chance. Big left hook by Wilder! Fury desperately clinches up! Wilder going for the finish. He has 90 seconds to go! Big right hand by Fury!! Wilder felt that and they clinch again. Fury tagging Wilder now! I think Fury’s cleared the cobwebs. Jab by Fury. Two-punch combination by Fury. Now he lets his hands go! Fifteen seconds as both men look exhausted. Right hand by Wilder! Time expires! What a dramatic end! 115-111 Fury.
Official result: Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury ends in a split draw (115-111, 110-114, 113-113), Wilder remains WBC heavyweight champion