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Tyson Fury beat Braun Strowman in his WWE debut at Crown Jewel on Thursday night

Tyson Fury beats Braun Strowman by countout in WWE debut after making entertaining entrance wearing a thobe and headdress in Saudi Arabia

  • Tyson Fury faced Braun Strowman in WWE’s Crown Jewel PPV in Saudi Arabia
  • The British boxer is understood to be earning $15million for his involvement 
  • The match lasted seven minutes with Fury winning via TKO after a punch  
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Tyson Fury made a triumphant wrestling debut at WWE Crown Jewel on Thursday night as he beat Braun Strowman by countout after ‘landing’ one of his famous right hands. 

The Brit lived up to his reputation as a showman by making the most unique entrance of the night.

With The Isley Brothers’ ‘It’s Your Thing’ playing, Fury, greeted by huge cheers in Saudi Arabia, came out wearing a traditional thobe and keffiyeh headdress.

Tyson Fury beat Braun Strowman in his WWE debut at Crown Jewel on Thursday night

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Tyson Fury beat Braun Strowman in his WWE debut at Crown Jewel on Thursday night 

As fireworks lit up the King Fahd International Stadium, a clearly excited Fury made his way down to the ring with a beaming smile.

It was quite a sight as he and Strowman squared up in the centre, the pair both standing at over seven feet tall.

Many expected Fury to do little work for his rumoured $15m payday but that wasn’t the case, the match quickly turning into somewhat of a brawl. 

The lineal heavyweight champion even showed off a few new moves, catching his opponent with a number of high kicks and even sending him into the ropes with a drop toe hold.

Fury came out wearing a traditional thobe and keffiyeh headdress in Saudi Arabia

Fury came out wearing a traditional thobe and keffiyeh headdress in Saudi Arabia

Fury came out wearing a traditional thobe and keffiyeh headdress in Saudi Arabia

The Brit was greeted by huge cheers as he made his way to the ring for his WWE debut
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The Brit was greeted by huge cheers as he made his way to the ring for his WWE debut

The Brit was greeted by huge cheers as he made his way to the ring for his WWE debut 

He wasn’t afraid to take a ‘bump’ either, Strowman sending him to the mat with both a clothesline and his ‘finishing move’, the power-slam. 

In typical Fury fashion he kept the fans entertained, imitating The Undertaker as he sat up before returning to his feet. 

The match ended around the seven-minute mark when Strowman was on the apron, Fury knocking him down to the outside with a punch. In a nod to his boxing career, Fury won as his rival couldn’t answer the referee’s 10-count.

The match quickly turned into a brawl as Fury showed he wasn't afraid to earn his money
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The match quickly turned into a brawl as Fury showed he wasn't afraid to earn his money

The match quickly turned into a brawl as Fury showed he wasn’t afraid to earn his money 

Fury (right) used a number of kicks as he tried to show off some of the skills he had learned

Fury (right) used a number of kicks as he tried to show off some of the skills he had learned

Fury (right) used a number of kicks as he tried to show off some of the skills he had learned

The two huge men traded blows in a match that lasted longer than most had expected

The two huge men traded blows in a match that lasted longer than most had expected

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The two huge men traded blows in a match that lasted longer than most had expected  

Strowman would go on to land a cheap shot as the Brit celebrated, hinting their rivalry may be set to continue.

Wrestling fans quickly took to social media to comment of Fury’s display, the majority having been pleasantly surprised.

Rarely pleased with celebrities taking the spotlight away from up-and-coming talent, most fans praised the boxer and admitted had done well for someone with such little experience.

The lineal heavyweight champion (right) finished the match with one of his famous punches

The lineal heavyweight champion (right) finished the match with one of his famous punches

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The lineal heavyweight champion (right) finished the match with one of his famous punches