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Tyson Fury Vs Deontay Wilder: In-Depth Analysis Of Punches Shows How Badly Fury Dominated

Tyson Fury Vs Deontay Wilder: In-Depth Analysis Of Punches Shows How Badly Fury Dominated

The 31-year-old Brit superstar outclassed feared power puncher Wilder as he dropped him twice en route to capturing the WBC championship in Las Vegas.

And now BoxStat has produced a comprehensive report on how many punches were thrown in the fight, their accuracy and how many actually landed on target.

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Fury threw 272 punches in comparison to Wilder's 186 and beat his fierce rival in every punch type category besides jabbing.

The first four rounds Wilder almost matched Fury with the number of punches thrown as he fell short by 12.

But the 34-year-old American boxing star only threw 56 punches in rounds 5-8 compared to Fury's 130.

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Fury had a higher number of punches landing on target as he hit his fierce rival 135 times.

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The 'Gypsy King' swept the board across the number of punches landed in each category and even the average number landed per minute and per round.

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Wilder, who suffered his first professional defeat to Fury, also had a woeful punch accuracy by the time that he lost.

According to BoxStat, the 'Bronze Bomber' ended the fight with a shocking 29 per cent.

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Meanwhile, Fury swept the board with the higher percentages in overall accuracy (50), different punch types and rounds.

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Credit: BoxStat
Credit: BoxStat
Credit: BoxStat

Boxing legends Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis, who were both in attendance in Las Vegas, have praised Fury and his camp for their sensational victory in the rematch.

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The 'Gypsy King' is also potentially in line for receiving a homecoming parade and civic reception in his hometown of Manchester.

Fury has opened the door for a mega-unification match with fellow Brit Anthony Joshua should Wilder turn down a rematch.

Featured Image Credit: PA/BoxStat

Topics: Tyson Fury, Bronze Bomber, Boxing News, Boxing, Gypsy King, Deontay Wilder

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