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Result: Tyson Fury wins by count-out on WWE debut in Saudi Arabia

The boxer turned his hands to wrestling for the WWE's Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia.

Tyson Fury backed up his trash talk by flooring Braun Strowman with a big right hand and winning his WWE debut by count-out at the Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia.

The boxer was expected to be inactive over the next few months to allow deep cuts sustained during September's points win over Otto Wallin to heal ahead of next year's rematch with Deontay Wilder.

But Fury, the lineal heavyweight champion of the world, was tempted back into the ring in a bid to settle his new-found feud with former strongman Strowman.

The pair's dislike for each other started with a ringside row on Smackdown, followed by a mass brawl a few days later on Raw, before Strowman injured Fury's ankle in a surprise training attack last week.

Those incidents fuelled the hatred ahead of their eagerly-anticipated contest, with Fury pledging to knock his opponent out and Strowman insisting the Englishman would "Get These Hands".

And it was Fury who delivered on his words by connecting cleanly with the face of Strowman, who could not make it back into the ring in time before the referee's 10-count ended.

After a series of pyrotechnics that kept Strowman waiting, Fury walked to the ring in a traditional Saudi Arabian thobe and keffiyeh headdress to the Isley Brothers' song 'It's your thing'.

'The Gypsy King' unveiled a casual look of black shorts, vest and trainers plus the accustomed knee and elbow pads.

The pair had a long stare and after Fury shouted "let's go", the grappling started.

Fury displayed his boxing skills by turning around Strowman on the ropes and letting go with a couple of punches to the body, but the 2018 Greatest Royal Rumble winner soon dominated.

Strowman, who weighed in nine stones heavier than his opponent, floored Fury with a drop kick and started to dish out plenty of punishment in the form of kicks, elbows and headbutts.

'The Monster Among Men' flew into a ring pole to buy Fury some time and the Englishman responded with a big right hand and a boot to the face, with Strowman narrowly surviving a two-count.

In scenes reminiscent to his controversial draw against American Wilder last year, Fury sat up Undertaker-like in the centre of the ring after another big connection, followed by a body shot and two shoulder charges.

But Fury regrouped and, as Strowman was getting back to his feet on the edge of the ring, sent him flying with a knockout blow which his opponent could not recover from.

Fury celebrated by lifting both hands in the air, having extended his unbeaten streak in the ring, and what followed next could pave the way for a rematch in the future.

Strowman did not take too kindly to the defeat and, much to the surprise of Fury who had appeared to have taken to wrestling like a duck to water, bodyslammed him to the canvas and stormed off backstage.

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Sunday's key events


GOLF
· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

CYCLING - BMX
· Great Britain have already made history in the BMX events in Tokyo, something Charlotte Worthington and Declan Brooks will be looking to add to in the women's (2.10am) and men's (3.10am) freestyle finals

SWIMMING
· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
· From sprint to endurance, Great Britain's second medal hope of the day comes through Daniel Jervis in the men's 1500m freestyle final (2.44am)
· Team GB will again be among the heavy favourites for gold in the last swimming event of the Games - the men's 4x100m medley relay final - having won the mixed event in a world record time on Saturday (3.36am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Pat McCormack takes part in the men's welterweight semi-final against Ireland's Aidan Walsh with a spot in the gold medal final at stake (4.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also in the semi-finals of the men's light heavyweight and will be looking to continue Team GB's success in the ring (4.51am)

TENNIS
· There will be a surprise on the top of the men's tennis podium after Novak Djokovic missed out on a medal altogether. Alexander Zverev takes on Karen Khachanov in the second match on Centre Court at the Ariake Tennis Park (7am-2pm)

SAILING
· Alison Young will be going for gold in the women's laser radial medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Max Whitlock will look to defend his 2016 Olympic title in the men's pommel horse final (10.41am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's high jump final includes GB's Tom Gale, although his chances of a medal look bleak (11.10am)
· So often the blue-riband event of the Olympics, the men's 100m final takes place as the world's fastest bid to be crowned Usain Bolt's successor. Three Brits have made it into the semi-finals (11.15am-11.32am), and the final looks wide open after an underwhelming display by favourite Trayvon Bromell on Saturday (1.50pm)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain face India in the men's quarter-final (1pm)

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