One of the most anticipated boxing rematches in modern history finally took place on February 22. Tyson “Gypsy King” Fury took on Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder in an epic rematch, but after the dust settled, the Gypsy King was the man with his hand raised.
He only needed seven rounds to defeat The Bronze Bomber, dominating from pillar to post. Fury knocked Wilder down multiple times in their bout, including a devastating body-shot knockdown in the fifth round. The referee stopped the fight in the seventh round after Wilder’s corner threw in the towel.
During their match, the Gypsy King showed off his eccentric personality when he seemingly licked Wilder while they were clinched.
Here is a video of the encounter:
Follow the Heavy on UFC Facebook page for the latest breaking news, rumors and content!
Tyson Fury Wins the Rematch and Remains Undefeated, Takes Wilder’s ‘0’
One of the most exciting elements of the bout between Fury and Wilder was the fact that they were both still undefeated. Even though they fought once before, both men had their hand raised as it was a draw.
This time, however, Fury left no doubt in the minds of fans across the world. He dominated The Bronze Bomber from pillar to post, scoring multiple knockdowns and power punches. With this victory over Wilder, the Gypsy King improved his professional boxing record to 30-0-1.
Conversely, The Bronze Bomber has taken his first pro loss, and his professional record has fallen to 42-1-1.
As for what’s next, a bought between Fury and Anthony Joshua is seemingly on the table. From a fan perspective, that is one of the most interesting matches that can be put on at heavyweight. Both men have been on a collision for years, and a bout between the two boxing titans could be another blockbuster event.
‘Did Fury’ Trends on Twitter After He Appeared to Lick Deontay Wilder
Tyson Fury is known for his entertaining and sometimes outrageous personality. So when he seemingly licked The Bronze Bomber, Twitter erupted with fans around the world using the term “Did Fury.” It appears that the most asked question was, “Did Fury just lick Wilder’s neck?”
Fans also equated Fury’s unorthodox move to the moment when Shakira did the zaghrouta at Super Bowl LIV earlier this month.
Here is a tweet from a boxing fan that encapsulates the “Did Fury” Twitter trend: