Dana White has heaped reward on the ‘superior’ struggle between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, describing it as ‘precisely what boxing wanted.’
The WBC and Ring Journal heavyweight titles have been on the road, however the trilogy bout between two of one of the best heavyweights of this period had way more gravitas than simply trinkets.
For 3 years, Wilder and Fury have tormented each other, with their first two fights completely setting the stage for a trilogy struggle which can be spoken about for many years to return in the identical feverous tones because it deserved in Las Vegas.
The Brit had his man down on the canvas as quickly because the third spherical, however the former champion rallied and floored Fury twice together with his trademark proper hand.
But the ‘Gypsy King’ has stared demise within the face on a number of events and fears no man, discovering the energy to will himself off the ground and drop Wilder twice extra within the 10th after which the 11th spherical.
White has persistently voiced his considerations on the method wherein folks within the higher echelons of boxing conduct themselves and bemoaned one of the best not preventing one of the best. However the UFC boss had nothing however reward for what he noticed on Saturday evening in Sin Metropolis.
“I assumed it was superior,” he stated on Dana White’s Contender Sequence. “I believe that the heavyweight struggle that occurred on Saturday… and let me simply let you know this (first). Going into it, my thought course of was ‘for what, why?’ you recognize what I imply.
“(Joshua) simply obtained beat, and yeah, why try this… You already know why? As a result of boxing wanted that. Boxing wanted that struggle.
“It was an unbelievable heavyweight struggle. I assumed each guys fought their asses off.
“And for Fury to return in at 277lbs and you recognize struggle the best way that he fought.
“Get knocked down, get again up and hold preventing. It was simply, it was precisely what boxing wanted.
“So, [I am] glad it occurred and congratulations to each of them, everyone concerned and the game of boxing.”