- Tyson Fury Wins One of the Greatest Heavyweight Fights of All Time on Saturday Night
- The Gypsy King beats Deontay Wilder for the second time in a Vegas stunner
- Round 11. There were a total of five knockdowns before the fight stopped in
- Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson praised both on Tuesday
Mike Tyson called Tyson Fury’s sensational heavyweight victory over Deontay Wilder on Saturday “one of the greatest matches of all time”.
The Gypsy King won a tough contest in the 11th round as the referee stopped the fight – Fury had been knocked out twice in the first fourth round.
That means Britain is still undefeated and has retained its WBC heavyweight belt – and The Baddest Man on the Planet, now 55, tweeted an acknowledgment of a horrific clash in Las Vegas.
Mike Tyson has called Tyson Fury’s win over Deontay Wilder “one of the greatest fights ever”.
The Gypsy King won a tough contest in the 11th round as the referee stopped the fight
Tyson, now 55, tweeted his approval of a horrific clash in Las Vegas
The Fury Vs Wilder fight will go down as one of the greatest. Not for skill but for action and enthusiasm,’ he said.
‘That fight was all about guts, heart and determination. Everyone won on Saturday night. The fight was bigger than the hype.
‘They both always arrived in great condition.’
Meanwhile, Fury’s UK promoter, Frank Warren, says Fury is still interested in an all-British mega-fight with Anthony Joshua, while AJ lost his world title to Alexander Usyk last month.
“Tyson always felt, and I think anyone watching the fight against Wilder would agree, that he had AJ’s number,” Warren said. talkSPORT.
‘For me he beats her in every department. He has a great chin, a big heart, he punches as hard as AJ – I don’t care what anyone says, look at those knockdowns against Wilder.
Fury’s UK promoter, Frank Warren (L), says Fury is interested in a fight with Anthony Joshua
‘And, by the way, will AJ beat Wilder? I don’t think he would have done that, at that performance I saw.
‘But is that’ [Fury] Still want to fight? If it is there and if it were to happen, he would make a choice.
‘I still think it will be a big draw, everyone has an opinion about what will happen in that fight, but for me there is only one winner. And who knows, it might go on.’