The Briton - who famously dethroned Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to become the IBF, WBA and WBO champion - was dropped in the ninth but recovered well and appeared on course to win on points heading into the final round at the Staples Center.
Entering the third saw slight boos from the crowd due to lack of engagement between the pair as Fury insisted on keeping coy and Wilder marched forward looking for an opening, tagging the former champ as the bell sounded 10 seconds to go in the round. Wilder surprisingly got the nod by a 115-111 margin from judge Alejandro Rochin, but Fury was awarded the fight 114-112 by Robert Tapper. In a frantic, extraordinary twelfth round, one of the most awesome in boxing history, Fury was knocked down and seemed to be out, but somehow rose to his feet once more and was the aggressor as the final bell sounded.
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Judge Phil Edwards and The Associated Press both scored it a 113-113 draw, with Wilder's knockdowns compensating for Fury's superior technique.
On the way down the American caught the challenger with a left and Fury seemed to be knocked down and out.
In the tenth, Fury found much more success with his pinpoint one-two, penetrating the guard of the spindly Wilder. Fury retained the lineal championship.