News | Jun 16 2019

Tyson Fury’s win and Anthony Joshua’s loss change picture among leading heavyweights

Tyson Fury is the man to beat after his win over Tom Schwarz, with a Deontay Wilder rematch on the horizon
Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury celebrates Action Images/REUTERS/Mike Segar

Saturday’s destructive victory over the previously-undefeated Tom Schwarz again demonstrated that Tyson Fury might be the most complete fighter in the division.

Here’s a look at the top fighters in a fascinating division.

Tyson Fury

DOMINANT: FURY SLAMS SCHWARZ TOWARDS DEFEAT IN LAS VEGAS (Action Images)

If the 30-year-old was not already considered the very best when he returned from essentially three years’ inactivity to outbox the dangerous Deontay Wilder in December’s thrilling draw, when his performance deserved victory, then Anthony Joshua’s defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr and the victory over Schwarz makes Tyson many people’s choice to be heavyweight leader. At a time when the heavyweight division is again thriving, Fury is its most charismatic and talented fighter.

 

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