Tyson Fury loved a cheerful homecoming as he retained his WBC heavyweight title with a sensational sixth-round stoppage of British rival Dillian Whyte at a packed out Wembley Stadium.
n his first combat on UK soil since August 2018, Fury was handled to a hero’s welcome by a 94,000 capability crowd and largely dictated the tempo earlier than ending proceedings in devastating vogue.
A vicious uppercut caught Whyte flush on the chin earlier than he was disdainfully pushed over on to his again, and whereas the necessary challenger beat the depend, referee Mark Lyson waved off the combat.
Whyte might have few complaints at a halt being referred to as with only one second remaining earlier than the combat reached the halfway level as he was clearly on unsteady legs after the bout’s first important strike.
The 6ft 9in Fury (now 32-0-1, 23KOs) was ready to make use of his appreciable top and attain benefit to maintain Whyte at bay whereas the challenger was made to look clumsy and cumbersome in distinction to his foe.
Whyte, minimize over his proper eye after an unintentional conflict of heads, was first put in because the WBC’s primary contender almost 4 years in the past however he was unable to impose himself as he discovered himself tied up every time he tried to shut the space.