Tyson Fury knocked out Dillian Whyte with a big proper uppercut in spherical six to retain his WBC heavyweight world title on Saturday evening at Wembley Stadium.
With a file 94,000 packed into Wembley, Fury placed on a present earlier than the battle had even begun with a spectacular entrance.
As a number of songs performed, he briefly sat on a throne after which jogged to the ring as fireworks exploded from the roof of the stadium.
Fury was given a rousing reception on what was his first bout on UK soil since 2018 whereas Londoner Whyte, who howled life a wolf on his stroll, was booed to the ring.
Spherical one started with an enormous shock as Whyte got here out boxing within the left-handed southpaw stance – one thing he’d by no means completed earlier than in any of his earlier massive fights.
It appeared to confuse Fury within the early levels of the opener, which was largely a cautious spherical from each males.
Originally of the second, Whyte returned to orthodox, whereas Fury switched to southpaw earlier than shortly returning to orthodox himself.
The challenger missed with an enormous looping proper hand, however discovered a house for some physique photographs.
The champion responded effectively although with some stiff jabs and sharp straight rights.
Fury landed a collection of stable photographs in spherical three and smiled at his foe, whereas Whyte struggled to seek out a lot consistency.
An argument broke out between the 2 boxers halfway by the fourth as they clashed heads, leaving a minimize over Whyte’s proper eye.
Fury reacted to this positively, persevering with to land the extra painful punches.
However they then argued as soon as once more as they exchanged photographs behind the top within the clinch.
In spherical 5, arduous physique photographs had been exchanged between the pair and a tough straight proper from Fury appeared to momentarily stun Whyte.
As they approached the midway level, the champion was firmly in management because the challenger struggled to become familiar with him and seemingly hadn’t gained a single spherical up to now.
Then, simply earlier than the tip of spherical six, Fury landed an enormous proper uppercut which despatched Whyte toppling to the canvas.
He rose to his ft, however couldn’t get better and battle on.
In response, Fury instructed talkSPORT: “I wasn’t trying to win on factors tonight, I needed an enormous soiled knockout.
“I discovered a good looking uppercut and that was it.
“I’ve been on this recreation 20 years, I’m 34 in just a few months. I mentioned the third Wilder battle can be my final however I felt I owed the followers one final homecoming.
“That is undoubtedly the tip of the Gypsy King and I went out with a bang.
“Tonight was amazing but this is the end.”