Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko full fight highlights: Great fight sees Briton destroy reigning champ
Everyone has his day and even the best athlete has some bad days. So finally Wladimir Klitschkoâ€™s reign has come to an end. He is one of the best heavyweight boxers in the world and had accumulated many records. Nonetheless Britain’s Tyson Fury destroyed him and brought his reign at the top to an unfortunate end.
With the impressive win over the champion of the champions Tyson Fury holds the IBF, WBO and WBA titles. Besides, the win gives him distinction to become the first Briton to hold a world heavyweight crown since 2009.
The Ukrainian champion who has been unseated by the Briton is among the champion who has held the belt for the longest time, eleven years. On the other hand Tyson Fury who destroyed the ex champ won the titles of the three most important ranking boxing organisations, the IBF, WBO and WBA, in front of 45,000 spectators.
There is no denying the fact that the Briton destroyed the Ukrainian and didnâ€™t give him a chance to make a comeback anytime in the fight. After a bruising encounter that ended with cuts near both of Klitschko’s eyes, referee Tony Weeks went to the judges’ scorecards. Cesar Ramos and Raul Caiz Sr scored it 115-112 each, while Ramon Cerdan had it 116-111 in favour of the undefeated Briton (25-0, 18 KO). Fury, 12 years younger than the 39-year-old Klitschko, taunted and baited the champion at various stages, prompting jeers from fans.
Klitschko (64-4, 53 KO) has remained unbeaten for the last eleven years. Contesting his 28th title fight, was cautious until attempting a recovery in the final rounds, but suffered his first defeat since April 2004. “The speed was missing. Reach played a big role. I tried but it didn’t work,” said Klitschko, who at 1.98 metres (6-foot-6), was in the unusual position of facing someone taller in the 2.09-metres (6-foot-9) Fury.
After beating the champion, an excited new champ was full of praise for Waldimir. â€œI’ve said some stupid thingsâ€¦Wladimir, you’re a great champion and thanks for having me. It was all fun and games in the build-up.”