TYSON FURY has been likened to the Undertaker for his miraculous restoration following his 12th-round knockdown by Deontay Wilder.
The WBC heavyweight champion’s promoter, Lou DiBella, reckons Fury’s beautiful revival was like one thing the Deadman would pull off.
Wilder, 33, despatched the 6ft 9in Gypsy King crashing to the deck twice – as soon as within the ninth and once more within the remaining spherical of their attract Los Angeles.
Fury, 30, seemed down and out with simply seconds to go however managed to miraculously pull himself up and end the struggle strongly to earn a controversial draw.
DiBella mentioned: “I have no idea how he received up from that second knockdown.
“His eyes rolled up into his head – he got here again just like the f***ing Undertaker.
“I used to be working towards the ring, he popped up just like the Undertaker.
“I simply mentioned ‘oh my god’.”
Wilder made a throat-slitting gesture and started dancing and blowing kisses on the crowd when he knocked Fury down.
However all celebrations stopped and his face dropped when the Brit received again to his toes.
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WWE legend the Undertaker has “risen” several times to the dismay of his wrestling opponents.
It was just the fourth time Fury had been knocked to the floor – and cost him the WBC belt.
When asked how he managed to get back up, his trainer Ben Davison simply accredited it to God.
Judges scored the struggle a draw by cut up choice, a lot to the fury of the boxing world.
Fury mentioned: “We’re on away soil, I received knocked down twice however I nonetheless imagine I gained the struggle and I imagine each man in right here thought I gained that struggle tonight.
“However I am displaying whole professionalism right here, I am a real champion and a real warrior. I went to Germany to struggle Klitschko, I’ve come to America to struggle Deontay Wilder. Bless Deontay Wilder, he is a high preventing man.
“I used to be by no means going to be knocked out tonight. I received put down with some good photographs, I confirmed good coronary heart to stand up. I got here right here tonight and I fought my coronary heart out.”
Wilder mentioned: “We’re each warriors, however with these two drops, I believe I gained the struggle.
“I got here out sluggish. I rushed my punches. I did not sit nonetheless. I used to be too hesitant. I began overthrowing the fitting hand, and I simply could not modify.”