Unseen Ringside Footage Shows How Hard Tyson Fury Hit Deontay Wilder
Ringside footage has emerged showing how hard Tyson Fury hit Deontay Wilder in their intense rematch last night.
Fury emerged victorious via TKO in the seventh round to hand Wilder the first loss of his professional career.
'The Gypsy King' dominated the bout and close-up footage has revealed the lethal shots he was landing on the 'Bronze Bomber', including a hook that busted Wilder's ear.
The punch that burst the left ear of Wilder.
The boxer beat the puncher #WilderFury2 pic.twitter.com/nJQtQzlmiv
- Namdie:tm: :crown: (@namdie_) February 23, 2020
This was ringside. Now you see how hard Fury hits? #fury #wilder #boxing #WilderFury3 #FuryWilder #WilderFury2 #furyvswilder2 pic.twitter.com/et5qmB6jff
- ᴄk (@KingOfContacts) February 23, 2020
Spectators in the MGM Grand let out a huge roar of shock when the 34-year-old crashed to the mat.
Wilder looked visibly shocked as he rose from the canvas and never recovered from the shot to his ear.
Fans on social media praised the Brit's striking, who Wilder had frequently called 'pillow fists' while promoting the fight.
Even the referee was gobsmacked
- Adeosun Oluwatoba (@AdeosunOluwatob) February 23, 2020
dont appreciate how hard the hits are until see shots like this.
pretty sure if the average guy went for a few rounds with fury or wilder an they was taking the fight serious, the average guy would end up dead.
- Demosthenes (@ceidwadol) February 23, 2020
American fighter Wilder is often praised for his brutal punches but instead it was Fury who struck harder on Saturday night.
The #WilderFury2 scorecard. A shutout on two of the three scorecards. Judge Glenn Feldman gave Wilder the 2nd. pic.twitter.com/AnOXaFZGr9
- Andreas Hale (@AndreasHale) February 23, 2020
Fury told talkSPORT following the fight that Las Vegas 'felt like Manchester' as thousands of British fans made the trip to Vegas.
He also said he was in the 'prime of his life', and that he wasn't thinking about his next fight just yet.
"We've got to take one fight at a time. Deontay Wilder has a rematch clause. He might trigger it. We'll see. I'm going to have a slice of pizza and a glass of water."
"It was only a matter of time before he got severely hurt." @Tyson_Fury surprised everyone by going for the stoppage against Deontay Wilder... :punch: pic.twitter.com/AZonOH2irX
- SPORTbible (@sportbible) February 23, 2020
Anthony Joshua could be next on the horizon for the new WBC champion and Eddie Hearn is eager to make the match.
'AJ's' promoter took to Twitter following the fight and stated: 'No need for a third let's go straight to it in the Summer! #undisputed'