Fury placed his opponent on the boards in the third and fifth rounds, and after one of the blows, the American began to bleed his left ear. In subsequent rounds, Wilder fought for survival, rescuing “in a cliff” several times. In the seventh round, after a series of beats, Wilder's corner threw a towel in the ring, with referee Kenya Bayles stopping the fight and giving Fury a victory with a technical knockout.
“With all due respect to Denotey. He was masculine tonight and showed the character of a champion. I hit him with a straight right hand but he got back on his feet. He is a fighter, he will come back and be a champion again. But I will say the king has returned to his throne. Fury said after the diatribe.
For his part, Wilder, after his first loss in his career, admitted that he was okay and reconciled.
“The best won tonight. It is as it is, but I am not looking for excuses. Even though my corner would have allowed me to fight to the end. I am a fighter.
Fierry has won 30 of his 31 fights in his career, killing 21 in 21 cases, scoring nine in a single draw.
Meanwhile, Wilder suffered his first career loss on Saturday. He won 42 of the 44 battles, ending 41 duels with a kill before Saturday's action, but one fight was tied.
American Wilder and British Fury were also in power in December 2018, with the match finishing tied.
Then, in May, 34-year-old Wilder killed his compatriot Dominic Brizil in the first round, and in November the seventh round dealt with Cuban Luis Ortis. Wilder successfully defended the most prestigious WBC Championship Belt ten times.
Meanwhile, 31-year-old Fjury killed Thomas Schwartz in Germany in the second round in June, and in September, Sweden beat Otto Waltz.
There was also speculation that Wilder might lead his next fight against another British Anthony Joshua, who in December battled Mexican Andy Ruis with the World Boxing Association (WBA), the International Boxing Federation (IBF), the International Boxing Organization (IBO) and the World Boxing Organization. (WBO) Champion Belt.