‘This man is a demon’: Fans left in horror as Tyson Fury appears to LICK Deontay Wilder’s BLOOD during heavyweight victory in Las Vegas
- Tyson Fury is now the world heavyweight champion, defeating Deontay Wilder
- The ‘Gypsy King’ stunned the boxing world with a masterclass in Las Vegas
- As Wilder clung on to Fury, the British star appeared to lick his opponent’s blood
- READ: Sportsmail’s fight report on the bell from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas
Tyson Fury left fans inside the MGM Grand and around the world with mouths agape in the small hours of Sunday morning, after appearing to lick the blood of Deontay Wilder on his way to the grandest of victories.
Fury picked apart his opponent on the biggest stage of all, forcing the opposition corner to throw in the towel in round seven.
But it was not only Fury’s precision punching and delicate movements which caught the eye, after the ‘Gypsy King’ was seen tasting the blood of his rival as Wilder held on for dear life.
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Tyson Fury appeared to lick the blood of Deontay Wilder during his Las Vegas masterclass
Fury flexed his tongue as Wilder held on for dear life in the sixth round of the heavyweight bout
Zoomed in, slow motion cameras seemed to show Fury licking beads of blood and sweat
Slow motion cameras captured the heavyweight stars locked in the middle of the ring, with Wilder dazed and delirious after a flurry of jabs.
With blood speckled down the neck of the American, Fury appeared to be flexing his tongue and tasting his handy work.
The strange moment arrived in the sixth round, just as Wilder was teetering on the edge of oblivion.
Fury proved superior for his opponent and was crowned world champion in Las Vegas
Wilder was sent down to the canvas on several occasions as Fury reigned supreme
Fury continued to take apart the American in the seventh, only for Wilder’s corner and the referee to bring an end to the sensational contest.
Footage of the blood-licking moment soon spread like wildfire on social media, with fans in shock at what they were seeing.
‘This man is a demon,’ remarked one fan after seeing Fury’s antics, as others marveled in his seemingly endless showmanship.
Fury’s win over Wilder was quite simply the talk of the internet, with many fans and pundits alike sharing a unanimous view that the ‘Gypsy King’ now stands head and shoulders above fellow Brit Anthony Joshua.
Fury has now completed a full set of the world heavyweight belts by adding Wilder’s WBC title and the Ring Magazine accolade to the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO prizes he held previously after defeating Wladimir Klitschko.
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