Tyson Fury dazzles American fans in Las Vegas!
Undefeated lineal champion Tyson Fury (27-0-1, 19KOs) squared off against undefeated challenger Tom Schwarz (24-0, 16KOs). This was Fury’s first fight since his exhilarating bout against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.
Schwarz definitely had his work cut out for him as he’d never fought a world class opponent. On paper this was a showcase fight and in the ring it delivered just as that!
Fury fights as expected, moving deftly and utilizing his jab. Schwarz maybe landed two or three punches total in this fight as he could not get around the stiff jab.
The damage became vivid as it looked like the underdog had a broken nose leading into the second round!
To add insult to injury, the one time Schwarz tried to tee-off on his 6’9″ opponent, Fury dodged all four to five incoming shots while sitting on the ropes, then lands a body shot before spinning off them.
That exchange told fans the fight would not last much longer. Immediately after, Fury would back his prey up against the ropes and land a combination straight up the middle, dropping Schwarz for the first time.
The German would beat the count, however, another flurry in the corner would prompt referee Kenny Bayless to stop the contenst.
The start of the fight couldn’t go any better for Fury as he stops Schwarz just before the bell stops the second round.
If you’re a Fury fan you didn’t get a lot of rounds to enjoy, but you got the best possible version of your favorite fighter.
In the post-fight interview, the lineal champion was excited about his performance and the crowd agreed.
When asked about Wilder, Fury complimented the promotional work of Bob Arum, and Top Rank. He then stated he plans on fighting either September 21 or October 5, then plans on having a 2020 showdown with Deontay Wilder.
All in all a good nights work!
By: Corey Cunningham & EJ Williams