Tyson Fury (27-0-1; 19 KOs) is back in action tonight for the lineal heavyweight championship against Tom Schwarz. Fury has a lot to fight for tonight. Recently seeing Anthony Joshua lose to Andy Ruiz Jr., Fury would look for a rematch against Deontay Wilder which last ended in a draw.
Standing in his way, Schwarz, will have a tough job ahead of him trying to beat the undefeated Fury. Most people, Max Kellerman especially, feels that Schwarz was, “brought in to lose.” Schwarz is, most recently, listed as +900 underdog against Fury -2000.
Fury headlines the ESPN+ main event (10 p.m. ET) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas against the relatively unknown Schwarz (24-0, 16 KOs).
Fury – Schwarz results:
Tyson Fury walked out in a similar fashion to Apollo Creed in Rocky IV with James Brown’s “Livin’ in America.”
Fury starts out feeling out his reach advantage and establishing his jab. Schwarz sneaks in a jab to the head. Fury keeps setting up quick combos. Fury is really taking his time in the first round. So far not seeing any option of a first round knock out.
Fury starts round two as a southpaw. Fury lands a quick uppercut within the first minute. Fury caught Schwarz with a nice left hand at 1:50. Fury looks to just toy with Schwarz while towering over Schwarz with that long reach. He is all smiles in this round. Schwarz is cut on the nose and looks to be in trouble. Fury just did a rope-a-dope with Schwarz throwing against the ropes.
Schwarz goes down at :35 with a body shot.Fury smells blood in the water. Fury just got the TKO victory with the ref stopping the fight. Fury wins the bout via 2nd round TKO (2:54).
Complete Results below:
Heavyweight: Peter Kadiru (4-0, 1 KO), 21, def. Juan Torres (3-2-1, 1 KO) via unanimous decision.
Heavyweight: Guido Vianello (4-0, 4 KOs), 25, def. Keenan Hickman (6-4-1, 2 KOs), 31, via KO.
Featherweight: Isaac Lowe (18-0-3, 6 KOs), 25, def. Duarn Vue (14-2-2, 4 KOs), 33, via unanimous decision (99-91; 98-92; 97-93).
Junior lightweight: Albert Bell (15-0, 5 KOs), 26, def. Andy Vences (22-1-1, 12 KOs), 28, via unanimous decision (97-93; 97-93; 97-93).
Junior lightweight: Mikaela Mayer (11-0, 4 KOs) def. Lisbeth Crespo (13-5, 3 KOs) via unanimous decision (99-91; 100-90; 98-92)
Heavyweight: Sonny Conto vs. Daniel Infante, 4 rounds
Super middleweight: Cem Kilic vs. Martez McGregor, 8 rounds
Light heavyweight: Jesse “Hollywood” Hart, 29, (25-2, 21 KOs) def. Sullivan Barrera, 37, (22-2, 14 KOs) via unanimous decision (99-90; 96-93; 97-92)
Heavyweight Lineal Championship: Tyson Fury def. Tom Schwarz via 2nd rd TKO (2:54).