Klitschko vs Fury: Manchester United, David Haye and more react to Tyson Fury's win
Last Updated: 02/12/15 4:00pm
Tyson Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko in Germany and social media praised the new heavyweight world champion.
Manchester United, David Haye and many more hailed the performance of Fury in dethroning the Ukrainian at the Esprit Arena in Dusseldorf with a unanimous points decision win.
Here's the best of the Twitter reaction...
Manchester United (@ManUtd)
Congratulations to #mufc fan @Tyson_Fury. He's the new heavyweight champion of the world!
Barry McGuigan (@ClonesCyclone)
What a performance from @Tyson_Fury he said he would beat Klitschko and he did, Wladimir just couldn't pull the trigger #lookedexhausted
Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn)
Great to see the judges get it right..great times for British boxing..brilliant from Fury
Deontay Wilder (@BronzeBomber)
I see you @Tyson_Fury.... #ImComingForYou
Andrew flintoff (@flintoff11)
Wow @Tyson_Fury and a song to finish amazing achievement , so pleased for him
Chris Eubank Jnr (@ChrisEubankJr)
I think Klitchsko's age has caught up with him. Happy to say we have a new British Heavyweight Champion of the World. Congrats to Tyson Fury
James DeGale (@jamesdegale1)
Congrats to my mate @Tyson_Fury. I think we know where the best boxers in the world are from
Carl Frampton (@RealCFrampton)
Love @Tyson_Fury or hate him, that win is good for boxing. The new heavyweight champ is a character. Please give him some credit people. @Tyson_Fury has just beat an all time great and won the greatest prize in sport
Audley Harrison MBE (@audleyharrison)
That's big ... Big ... Big. Hats of to #tysonfury he backed his talk and did it. Deserved. Wlad was so ineffective you couldn't give him the rounds, as it's also based on ring generalship & control
Kell Brook (@SpecialKBrook)
Just heard, WOW congratulations to @Tyson_Fury I had kilt to win I hold my hands up! well done unbelievable for British boxing! #AndTheNew
Frank Bruno (@frankbrunoboxer)
#Fury well done Tyson, well fought, well won, respect
Paul Smith Jnr (@PaulSmithJnr)
All of us sat here in Düsseldorf, the most used phrase is "I still can't believe it!" #Buzzing
Amir Khan (@AmirKingKhan)
What did I say. Well done @Tyson_Fury
Lennox Lewis (@LennoxLewis)
.@Tyson_Fury won fair&square and deservedly so + proved me wrong! I'm more curious as 2where was @Klitschko for 11.5 rounds! #klitschkofury
Ricky Hatton MBE (@HitmanHatton)
Boom. Manchester. @Tyson_Fury xxxx
You can book the two-hour repeats of Klitschko vs Fury now, via your Sky remote and online. The repeats start 9.00am, Sunday, with the last showing at 11.00pm.