He was tactical, he oozed confidence and he showed an ability to recover and take over - that's the story of Tyson Fury as he wrapped up a boxing trilogy in grand style at the T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

In my pre fight analysis I reluctantly leaned towards Fury winning it again and the Brit vindicated me.

My 'reluctance' was drawn from the fact that there have been such major comebacks in the sport therefore I needed to make room for it.

The comebacks that inspired this stance included Manny Pacquiao v Timothy Bradley, Lennox Lewis v Hassim Rahman, Sugar Ray Leonard v Roberto Duran and most recently Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz.

Besides all this, Tyson Fury had also suffered some knockdowns keeping him within the vulnerability bracket.

Fury's Technical ability

Fury was very technical and witty. He was very aware of his little reach (85 cm) advantage and so he constantly kept his left busy and would slip the right in to wrap up the the attack. After two punch combinations, some of which dazed Wilder, the WBC Champion stepped further and either clinched or placed his head firmly to Wilder's body to frustrate the latter's composure.

Fury's faith

"I like to thank my Lord and saviour Jesus Christ……" is what precedes his post fight interviews. He also consistently goes into prayer with his team after every win to show gratitude to God. His belief in God is strongly brought to bear on his craft and shaping his boxing mindset.

Fury's kind of discipline

Knowledge of the kind of task ahead pushed the Brit to put in some personal check measures. If any moments of this third installment are anything to go by, Fury's disciplinary measures were very effective.
He denied himself sex and masturbation which sparked reminisce of former Champion David Haye, who ahead of his conquest of his Nikolai Valuev stayed without sex for 13 weeks.
Also Fury revealed he had two training camps and never really went to rest since their second meeting.
That also meant more pain to the skin more hours in the gym, and bigger volumes of sweat.

The corner is sometimes the difference

Tyson Fury gave big shouts to Sugarhill Steward for giving him a winning formula. While I may not boast of knowing exactly what was said to Fury between rounds the champions output made the loudest possible statement.

When he was knocked down a second time in the fourth, he beat the count finished the round and came back strong. Sugarhill Steward had earlier expressed confidence his boxer's ability to deliver and the results we were there for all to see.

It is worthy of note that Sugarhill, nephew of the legendary Emmanuel Steward who guided the careers of at least 11 boxing world champions during his lifetime.

Sugarhill, originally Java Hill, and a former Police officer and American Football trainer, changed his name in 2019 to honour his late uncle. And from the look of things he is gradually walking the big path of his late uncle. He may not be able to replicate his legendary uncle's big feats but could also record his own success.

Fury's mental toughness

His wife, Paris has delivered their sixth child who almost died so clearly it has been an emotionally tough period for Fury.

But clearly he had put all that behind him and came to the boxing party prepared for the task. It must be remembered that Fury in past years has had issues with depression and alcohol and cocaine abuse but the important thing here is that he came out of it a great champion.

Recovery and assumption of control

Fury recovered very fast from visiting the canvas twice in round four. It was an interesting twist to the tale essentially because he had knocked Wilder down in the previous round.

It only meant that Fury could only win the bout with clear undisputed dominance and effective aggression - he did exactly that and topped it up with the 11th round KO from his trademark right.

He used his reach effectively and also exerted his superior weight constantly. Most importantly, Fury exploited Wilder's known weakness - the problematic left ear which was in bane in the last bout.

The American kept wearing that look of vulnerability and kept running on exhausted legs just to stay in the fight . He had a non existent defence which left his head bare most of the time to be hit by Fury.

All said and done Fury, 33 has worked for his current achievement as WBC and lineal heavyweight champion. The immediate future of a meeting with Dillian Whyte for the title defence as sanctioned by the WBC, could spell the next phase as the Brit looks forward to becoming the unified undisputed heavyweight champion.

However, the talk about a possible meeting with WBA, WBO and IBF Oleksander Usyk is for another day.

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