‘No disputing it now: Tyson Fury is the best heavyweight in the world, Anthony Joshua is No.2’: Social media reacts as Gypsy King produces fight of his life to stun Deontay Wilder
- Tyson Fury has stunned the sporting world by producing a boxing masterclass
- The ‘Gypsy King’ took a thrilling victory over rival Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas
- Social media was awash with reaction after a heavyweight bout for the ages
- Many fans now believe Fury stands head and shoulders above Anthony Joshua
- READ: Sportsmail’s fight report on the bell from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas
As the referee signalled it was all over, the internet took a matter of seconds in reacting to a heavyweight clash for the ages.
Tyson Fury produced his finest ever work in the ring to pick apart the ‘Bronze Bomber’ Deontay Wilder and condemn one of the world’s most ferocious punchers to his first professional defeat.
Fury sent his opponent to the canvas on numerous occasions, as fans up and down the country who stayed awake until the small hours were rewarded for their efforts. Now, fans are keen to confirm Fury as the superior being to Britain’s other heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua.
Tyson Fury produced the finest fight of his career to defeat his bitter rival Deontay Wilder
Fury proved superior for his opponent and was crowned world champion in Las Vegas
‘There can be no disputing it now: Tyson Fury is the best heavyweight in the world. Anthony Joshua No. 2. Deontay Wilder No. 3,’ wrote one observer in the aftermath of Fury’s blood-spattering performance.
‘He’s number 1 Heavyweight on the planet until somebody beats him I don’t care how many belts Joshua got, added another.
‘Tyson Fury would beat Anthony Joshua in virtually any way he wanted to, if Hearn and Team AJ ever let that fight happen.’
Another admirer was left comparing the bout to one of the fight of the ages, before labeling Fury the best heavyweight star on the planet.
‘Biggest heavyweight fight since Mike Tyson v Evander Holyfield. I believe Tyson Fury is the best HW in the world,’ wrote @RNCjr on Twitter.
‘He has to fight Joshua! #bestvbest.’
The ‘Gypsy King’ punched the air in delight and look overcome with emotion, all the while social media was busy rejoicing his name.
‘At 4.30am I was struggling to keep my eyes open. At 6am I’m thinking of going out and running a 10k! That. Was. Special,’ sports commentator Colin Murray wrote on Twitter.
‘Wow unbelievable from Fury! Fair play and well done Sugar Hill and Andy Lee on first class game plan,’ chimed in Eddie Hearn, who watched the bout from his ringside vantage point.
Fellow boxers could not help but marvel at Fury’s performance and his journey right back to the very top.
‘Brilliant from Fury,’ wrote Josh Warrington via Twitter. ‘Beat up Wilder & still looks fresh!’
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