Fury and Wilder 2020 - Photos by Al Applerose

A rematch between undefeated heavyweights Tyson Fury of the United Kingdom and Deontay Wilder of the United States of America took place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.


The "Gypsy King" Tyson Fury arrived on his throne ready to claim the WBC title at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Feb. 22, 2020. 




Tyson Fury had survived two vicious knockdowns in their first encounter in Los Angeles. In Las Vegas it was a different story as Fury shook the dice and went for broke with a savage attack in their second fight. Wilder was clearly not ready to offset the offensive battering rendered by Fury.





Savagely Fury battered the WBC titlist Wilder. Though it seemed from the beginning that Wilder was not able to defend Fury's offensive firepower, the fight resumed. The crowd was in shock by the one-sided display.





At times it seemed Wilder was helpless and Fury was not about to stop.




A battle between American heavyweights saw Charles Martin knock out Gerald Washington at 1:57 of the sixth round and claim the top spot on heavyweight rankings. Martin seeks a return to a world title challenge. He formerly lost to Anthony Joshua in 2016.





Southern California's Javier Molina defeated talented Amir Imam by decision after eight. 


Heavyweight titans of the past Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield gathered at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. 












WBC titlist Deontay Wilder arrived in his specially made armor ready to return to battle against England's Tyson Fury. Their first match on December 2018 ended in a draw.



Fury quickly gained the momentum over Wilder and was not about to let go. He pummeled Wilder in almost every round.






Fury was able to pierce and and all defensive tactics used by Wilder.




Blow after blow rained down on Wilder as Fury battered the WBC titlist to rip the title away from the American fighter. The end came at 1:39 of the seventh round as Wilder's corner tossed in the towel to end the bludgeoning. Fury is now the WBC titlist. Wilder was given his first loss as a pro and had successfully defended the title 10 times. His reign has ended and a new one begins.




Mexico's Emanuel Navarrete retained the WBO super bantamweight world title by knockout at 2:20 of the 11th round over Philippine fighter Jeo Santisima.





Petros Ananyan beat Subriel Matias by decision in a super lightweight match.


Boxing legends Jimmy Lennon Jr. and Top Rank's Bob Arum wave to the crowd during the proceedings. Both have long history in the sport of prizefighting.
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