LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White has been rather critical of the state of boxing, but Saturday’s heavyweight trilogy bout might have changed his mind. Tyson Fury retained his WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles when he knocked out Deontay Wilder in Round 11 in a back-and-forth fight that had some calling it the greatest heavyweight bout of all time. White also had nothing but praise for Fury and Wilder’s thrilling battle. “I thought it was awesome,” White told reporters, including MMA Junkie, on Tuesday at the UFC Apex. “Going into it, my thought process was, ‘For what? Why?’ (Joshua) just got beat, and why do that?

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Dana White: Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder trilogy was ‘just exactly what boxing needed’ – MMA Junkie

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