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Summary

  1. Stunning draw in Los Angeles
  2. Fury on top before final-round knockdown
  3. Wilder retains his WBC world heavyweight title
  4. Judges call it 115-111 for Wilder, 114-112 for Fury and 113-113
  5. Get involved: Tweet #bbcboxing or text 81111 (UK only)
  6. British heavyweight Joe Joyce claims first-round stoppage over American Joe Hanks

Live Reporting

By Michael Emons

All times stated are UK

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  1. Thanks and goodbye

    And that is the end of this live page.

    What a great fight. Tyson Fury is floored twice, including in the last round when he managed to haul himself up off the canvas at the count of nine.

    However, he had been the better boxer throughout the majority of the fight, but it still ends in a controversial draw as Deontay Wilder retains his WBC world heavyweight title.

    Thanks for joining us and for all your comments.

    Until next time, bye for now.

    Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder
  2. 'Fury looked finished'

    Luke Reddy

    BBC Sport in Los Angeles

    Hard to put into words just how gripping that was. You could almost feel the crowd getting sucked into the ring.

    I will forever wonder how Tyson Fury got up. He's told media he was touched by a "holy hand". From where I was sitting, it certainly looked like he was finished. And on the scoring what can you say. The 115-111 card looks particularly odd.

    Many on social media are screaming an injustice. Speaking to media at the venue some agree. There are those though - and I am one of them - who can see why it would at least be close.

    Wilder scored two knockdowns, giving him 10-8 rounds. There were also a couple of rounds in which little happened and when that's the case, you're always at risk of a judge thinking your opponent nicked it.

    There's no doubt Fury bettered long spells and let's be clear, if he avoids that last knock down he wins and no one would be saying a word. Boxing has fine margins.

  3. 'A few punches makes the difference'

    BBC Radio 5 live

    WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman to BBC Radio 5 live Sportsweek: "I think the draw is well taken. It could have gone either way. It was a great fight. The two knock-downs were the defining factor of the fight.

    "Several rounds were very close - a few punches makes the difference. "

  4. Watch as Fury sings 'American Pie' in press conference

    And here is the moment Luke was talking about. We definitely need more songs in news conferences.

    So, Jose, another bad result. But, anyway, what will you be singing for us?

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    Video caption: Wilder v Fury: Tyson Fury sings 'American Pie' in press conference
  5. Fury's stock set to soar

    Luke Reddy

    BBC Sport in Los Angeles

    America - and particularly Los Angeles - loves a showman.

    Tyson Fury's sing song in his news conference added a certain romance to a night of destructive drama.

    You have to wonder what America will think of him now?

    He spoke well at his news conference, refused to berate judging and, of course, broke out a tune.

    That will be beamed into homes on news channels on Sunday. Throw in the weight loss and countless other narratives and his stock is surely set to soar.

  6. Wilder v Fury: One for the ages - listen to the podcast

    All the reaction and analysis after Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder’s draw, from the men involved, Frank Warren, Rickie Hatton, Freddie Roach, and Mike, Steve and Andy’s final analysis after one of the most thrilling fights in recent memory.

    Download the BBC Radio 5 live podcast here.

  7. Fury's performance 'inspirational' - Hatton

    Former two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton, also working in Fury's corner, spoke to BBC's Mike Costello. Hatton said: "It's very hard not to be biased when your friend's up there. But I just don't see, other than the two knockdowns where he'd gained four points, how the judges gave Wilder any other round.

    "It would have been one of the greatest comebacks in boxing history, and it was a shame that one punch in the last round cost him. When he got up after second knockdown, I was more worried about his well-being. He came back from that even stronger, he's a freak of nature.

    "That's why he's the lineal champion, that's why he's undefeated. That's why he can go through all the problems he had, and come to the backyard of a champion with a record like Wilder has and put a performance like that.

    "He's a very inspirational character, he came into my gym around two years ago when he was 24 stone. To put in that performance from where he has come from is inspirational. You won't get any better mental health ambassador after what he's done."

  8. Fury 'showed a lot of heart'

    Wilder v Fury ends in a draw

    Freddie Roach, who was working as the cut man in Tyson Fury's corner, spoke to BBC boxing correspondent Mike Costello on 5 live. Roach said: "He (Fury) did well, he boxed well. He outpointed the opponent I thought easily.

    "A lot of people thought the fight would be stopped at the knockdowns but he showed a lot of heart to get up. When he got knocked down the first time, I thought he actually came back and won that round.

    "They have a rematch clause and it will be a great rematch. I look forward to working with him again if possible."

  9. 'Respect to Fury'

    Wilder v Fury ends in a draw

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  10. Stevenson in 'critical condition' in hospital

    Adonis Stevenson

    Elsewhere in boxing, and some worrying news from Canada...

    Canada's Adonis Stevenson is in "critical condition" in hospital after losing his WBC and lineal light-heavyweight titles to Ukrainian Oleksandr Gvozdyk in Quebec City.

    Stevenson, 41, who was boxing's oldest and longest reigning champion, suffered an 11th-round knockout, slumping in the corner after a flurry of punches.

    He was put on a stretcher, before being taken to hospital by ambulance. Stevenson's promoter Yvon Michel said his boxer was in intensive care.

    "The WBC and boxing community from the world join in prayers for the safe recovery of our dear friend, great fighter and exemplary human being @AdonisSuperman," the World Boxing Council tweeted.

    Stevenson held the WBC title from 2013 to 2018 and successfully defended the belt against Britain's Tony Bellew.

  11. 'So pleased AJ didn't accept 50 million to get robbed by US judges'

    Promoter Barry Hearn, whose Matchroom Boxing company manage Anthony Joshua, writes on Twitter...

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  12. 'Fury again the man to beat at heavyweight'

    Promoters Kalle and Nisse Sauerland are not too impressed with the decision to call it a draw.

    Remember, Tyson Fury was knocked down twice, but had boxed well throughout the fight.

    Judge Alejandro Rochin scored it 115-111 to Wilder, judge Robert Tapper scored it 114-112 to Fury with judge Phil Edwards scoring it 113-113.

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  13. 'The division is alive again'

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    Video caption: Fury v Wilder: 'The division is alive again' - how the dramatic final round unfolded

    What a thrilling end to the fight it was.

    Relive the dramatic moments of the final round of Tyson Fury's draw with Deontay Wilder, called by BBC Radio 5 Live's Mike Costello.

  14. 'We wanted a fair crack of the whip'

    More from Ben Davison, who tells BBC Radio 5 live: “Floyd Mayweather’s walked out this arena disgusted, that says it all, you know to take something away from someone that’s come from hell and back, to ruin the biggest comeback in boxing history, probably in sporting history, that is a disgrace.

    "Honestly disgraceful. Everybody in boxing knows Tyson’s story and we weren’t asking for any bias, we wanted and fair crack of the whip, that’s all we asked for from start to finish and we haven’t got that.”

  15. 'Mayweather's walked out this arena disgusted'

    Listen to Ben Davison, Tyson Fury's trainer, and he was furious with the decision that cost his man a world title.

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  16. Wilder thought it was over

    Luke Reddy

    BBC Sport in Los Angeles

    Wilder says he thinks the two knockdowns "put him over the top." Says he feels it was "close" but that the knockdowns put him ahead. Also says in the 12th he saw Fury's eyes roll and thought "it's over".

  17. Get Involved #bbcboxing

    Wilder v Fury ends in a draw

    Karl Bristow: Fury getting off the canvas on the the 12th has to be up there with United against Munich 99 as one of the most dramatic moments in sport I've ever seen. Still can't sleep thinking about it.

    Rupen Harree: If that boxing match was in Russia, India or Africa it would be called corruption but it was fine being in the US. Shame on sports.