LeBron James, Damian Lillard among sports figures reacting to Tyson Fury's TKO win over Deontay Wilder

Flashback: Fury wins rematch vs. Wilder via TKO (1:49)

In their 2020 fight, Tyson Fury put Deontay Wilder on the mat twice as he won by TKO in the seventh round to remain undefeated and claim the WBC heavyweight championship. (1:49)

Tyson Fury entered the MGM Grand Garden Arena wearing a crown and sitting on a throne as he was carried to the ring. And on Saturday night in Las Vegas, Fury didn't take long to show that he is indeed the king of heavyweight boxing.

The Gypsy King knocked down the previously unbeaten Deontay Wilder twice, bloodying his mouth and ear, and earned a convincing seventh-round TKO win when Wilder's corner threw in the towel.

Fury, the undefeated lineal heavyweight champion, walked away with the WBC and Ring Magazine titles in what was the most highly anticipated rematch in recent history. His spectacular performance drew praise on social media from all over sports and entertainment, including from the likes of NBA icon LeBron James.