TYSON FURY sensationally stopped Deontay Wilder in the seventh round of their rematch to become a world champion for a second time.
It was one-way traffic from the off as the Gypsy King stunned the long-time WBC champ.
Wilder’s corner threw the towel in in the seventh round to stop the systematic beating.
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The American was furious with the decision – but no-one inside the MGM Grand would have any arguments on a sensational night for Fury and British sport.
Wilder was battered from pillar to post on a dismal night for the Bronze Bomber and was floored twice before his corner went with the sensible decision.
Fury ran forward to start the fight, and started using the jab in earnest. The first scoring shot came from Wilder however with a lunging right.
But the first round was Fury’s as he mixed solid jabs, fast feet and clubbing power shots.
Wilder started the second on the front foot throwing that fearsome right hand out but Fury was undeterred as he stuck to his superior boxing skills.
And the Brit had Wilder backed up on the ropes after a beautiful right hand landed flush on the cheek.
Back in December 2018 Fury was floored twice but outboxed Wilder over the 12 rounds as the judges scored it a draw.
The third round will go down in history, as Fury decked Wilder to the canvas for only the second time in his pro career. The crowd were on their feet sensing glory was heading Fury’s way.
Wilder was on the canvas a second time in the fourth round, but referee Kenny Bayliss adjudged it to be a slip.
Fury continued to dominate making Wilder look levels below the Gypsy King.
But there was no mistaking the knockdown in the fifth, as Fury send Wilder crashing down again. The only downside for Fury in that round was a point off for putting his head in.
The two boxers are now set for the trilogy fight.