Fourteen months after their dramatic split-decision draw, the British Tyson Fury dominated Deontay Wilder on seventh-round technical knockout rematch by TKO,
Fury return to the top of world boxing Council heavyweight title .
This was the first loss ever for Wilder in 44 fights. It was the 11th defense of the title he won in 2015.
Britain’s Fury battered the American champion — who had blood streaming from his left ear and leaking from his mouth when referee Kenny Bayless called a halt.
Fury had dropped Wilder in the third and fifth rounds and was landing blows at will — Fury’s corner finally throwing in the towel and Bayless stopping it at 1:39 of the round.
Deontay Wilder in their title rematch before Wilder’s corner threw in the towel in the seventh round.
Britain now has two heavyweight world champions, with Anthony Joshua holding the other major titles in the division.