LAS VEGAS - After three fights featuring nine combined knockdowns and a wealth of unforgettable moments, Tyson Fury finally ended his epic heavyweight rivalry with Deontay Wilder with one last valedictory punch.Fury got up from the canvas twice in the fourth round ...
Oct 10, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Tyson Fury got up from two fourth-round knockdowns and stopped Deontay Wilder in the 11th round on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), retaining his WBC title in a thrilling conclusion to a superlative heavyweight trilogy.Fury (31-0-1, ...
Oct 10, 2021
WORLD heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has signed a contract to fight Deontay Wilder for the third time, the British boxer's American promoter said Sunday.Top Rank said on its official Twitter page that the fight will take place in Las ...
May 23, 2021
CHICAGO - Nearly 18 years ago, before heading off to the East swing of the 2002 NBA Finals in East Rutherford, New Jersey, where the Nets were swept by the Los Angeles Lakers, I made a pit stop in Memphis, Tennessee.I didn&# ...
Feb 26, 2020
LAS VEGAS - Deontay Wilder says an elaborate outfit he wore on his ring walk wore him down so much that he didn't have the legs to withstand Tyson Fury in their heavyweight title fight.Wilder also said he would execute ...
Feb 25, 2020
LAS VEGAS - Tyson Fury reinvented himself once again, and once again he's a heavyweight champion.The Gypsy King dropped Deontay Wilder twice on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in their heavyweight title rematch, turning from boxer to puncher to win ...
Feb 23, 2020
LAS VEGAS - Tyson Fury is a heavyweight champion once again, dominating Deontay Wilder in their title rematch on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) before Wilder's corner threw in the towel in the seventh round.A boxer in their first fight, Fury ...
Feb 23, 2020
HE may only have a prayer, but Santisima bent on miracle win over NavarreteThe last time a huge Filipino underdog pulled the rug from under the feet of a formidable Mexican was December 1990, when unheralded challenger Rolando Pascua outclassed and outgunned ...
Feb 21, 2020
LAS VEGAS - The best fights come with questions, and there are many surrounding Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury as they meet in a rematch that is arguably the biggest heavyweight title fight since Lennox Lewis destroyed Mike Tyson 18 years ago in ...
Feb 21, 2020
LAS VEGAS - To hear the fighters talk, the heavyweight title fight Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury is so big it took two TV networks to make it happen.That's only partially true, though it ...
Feb 20, 2020
LAS VEGAS - The water was warming up, and so was the sun. On the kind of day that made it easy to forget about dreary weather back home, Tyson Fury was sitting poolside in the backyard of his home in the shadow ...
Feb 17, 2020
LOS ANGELES - Tyson Fury leaned into the microphone and issued an audacious prediction to Deontay Wilder regarding their heavyweight rematch."You're going to sleep in two rounds," the English champion said Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).Wilder replied by picking up ...
Jan 14, 2020
LAS VEGAS - One rematch down, one to go for Deontay WilderWilder landed a vicious right hand to stop Luis Ortiz in the seventh round on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) to retain his heavyweight title and set up a lucrative rematch with ...
Nov 24, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Deontay Wilder is rolling the dice in a city where a good gamble can quickly go bad.Beat Luis Ortiz on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) and a lucrative rematch with Tyson Fury in February can't come soon enough. ...
Nov 23, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Blood was flowing down Tyson Fury's right cheek, and Otto Wallin was in his face. His scheduled rematch with Deontay Wilder suddenly in jeopardy, Fury needed to dig deep in a fight that wasn't supposed to ...
Sep 15, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Tyson Fury ended Wladimir Klitschko's long reign as heavyweight champion and showed how Deontay Wilder could be beaten, only to leave the ring with a draw.Lately, though, Fury has been treading more carefully. Perhaps too carefully for ...
Sep 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Tyson Fury shouldn't have too much trouble in the ring this weekend against an opponent whose biggest claim to fame is that he's arguably the best heavyweight fighter in Sweden.He might have more trouble convincing ...
Sep 12, 2019
JUST when things were starting to make sense in boxing and the heavyweight division was shaping up nicely, a fat guy with blazingly quick hands wiped away most of the preconceived notions of where it would all eventually lead.Andy Ruiz Jr. ...
Jun 5, 2019
NEW YORK - Not to be outdone by the other heavyweight titleholder, Deontay Wilder showed he can be a champion at trash talk, too.A month after Anthony Joshua and Jarrell Miller squared off in a nasty, expletive-infused war of words to ...
Mar 20, 2019
THE WBC heavyweight title rematch between champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury is off for now.The two fought to a draw in December and were negotiating a rematch. But WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman said on Tuesday he received confirmation from Fury ...
Feb 27, 2019
NEW YORK - Deontay Wilder fired his right hand out from his body, demonstrating the way he should have punched Tyson Fury.He was frustrated with the referee. Disappointed in Floyd Mayweather Jr. Angry with Showtime's scorer.Mostly, Wilder was mad ...
Dec 7, 2018
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