Tyson Fury finally demolished Deontay Wilder in the 11th round after dragging himself off the canvas in an epic world heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas.
The British heavyweight star was on the brink of defeat when he was floored twice in the fourth round, but Fury staged a sensational recovery and dropped Wilder in the 10th before inflicting a crushing knockout to retain his WBC belt.
Wilder had been blasted to the canvas in the third round, but the American nearly pulled off a stunning fightback in the fourth, before Fury quickly regained command and eventually broke the resistance of his exhausted challenger.
A right hand from Fury sent Wilder crumpling to the canvas in the 10th, and still he threw back, briefly buzzing the Brit with crude shots.
But Fury finally concluded their saga in the 11th as a huge right hand sent Wilder crashing spectacularly to the canvas.