An audio clip from ESPN Ringside revealed that Deontay Wilder stated, “I don’t respect you” when approached by WBC and The Ring heavyweight champion Tyson Fury after their epic third battle on Saturday.
Fury, who defeated Wilder by eleventh spherical knockout on the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, walked over to his opponent’s nook to supply respect, although Wilder responded, “No love,” as he proceeded to exit the ring with out providing a post-fight interview.
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“To be a top fighter, man, you got to show guts and respect,” Fury stated to BT Sport Boxing. “And he couldn’t do it tonight. That was it.”
Wilder broke his silence with an Instagram post on Thursday morning, congratulating Fury on his victory and “for the good historic reminiscences that may final endlessly.”
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Fury and Wilder contributed to one of the top heavyweight fights in history on Saturday night. The fighters combined for five knockdowns — including Fury’s 11th-round right hook to end the bout — and had several influencers and fans heavily affected by the bout.
That was one of many best fights I’ve ever seen.
And #1 is undefeated going in.
Congrats to my buddy & champion @Tyson_Fury
What a stupendous & resilient efficiency.
What a “on the shield” coronary heart @BronzeBomber has.
I used to be impressed tonight by each males🛡 #FuryWilder3
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) October 10, 2021
However, Fury and his camp had been very pissed off with Wilder not displaying respect for his opponent on Saturday evening. After the bout, Fury’s brother, Shane, referred to as Wilder “not a good sportsman.”
After his third battle towards Wilder, Fury might battle WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk, who is anticipated to battle former champion Anthony Joshua after he exercised a rematch clause following their Sept. 25 bout. Fury stated earlier than his battle with Wilder that he deliberate to battle WBC interim heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte in December, although it’s unclear whether or not that may occur.
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