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    Although Tyson Fury failed to take the heavyweight WBC crown away from the undefeated American champ Deontay Wilder, he won praise among the multi-million boxing fandom for his "rise from the death" in last round.

    Saturday's action-packed WBC heavyweight bout between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder in Los Angeles saw the Bronze Bomber floor his rival twice during the fight — but Fury managed to rise form the canvas both times.

    For a couple of seconds in round 12, it seemed that Wilder destroyed Fury with a couple of brutal punches, sending him crushing onto the canvas. However, the undefeated Gypsy King miraculously stood up in the nick of time and beat the count.

    The thrilling bout ended in a split draw, with Wilder retaining his WBC championship title for an eighth time. Opinions were divided on the judges' decision, however, with some claiming that Fury was robbed of one of the greatest comebacks in history despite two knockdowns. 

    Fury's incredible recovery inspired multiple references to The Undertaker, the WWE icon who also dramatically got up from a coffin and after a knockdown. An unknown WWE enthusiast even added The Undertaker's horror music theme to Tyson Fury's comeback clip.

    Stand-up comedian Romesh Ranganathan likened Fury's reanimation to Schwarzenegger's Terminator rebooting.


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