Power and the Fury: ‘Gypsy King’ crushes Wilder in title rematch

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Power and the Fury: ‘Gypsy King’ crushes Wilder in title rematch

The Irishman was always in control as he dropped Wilder three times, handing him his first defeat

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Tyson Fury reigns again as a heavyweight world champion after battering Deontay Wilder to a stunning seventh-round stoppage in their World Boxing Council title rematch.

Fourteen months after their dramatic split-decision draw, Britain’s Fury dominated the American champion – who had blood dripping from his left ear and leaking from his mouth when referee Kenny Bayless called a halt as Wilder’s corner threw in the towel.

“The king has returned to the top of the throne,” said Fury, who had dropped Wilder in the third and fifth rounds as he remained unbeaten while handing Wilder the first defeat of his career...

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