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Deontay Wilder: ‘No love’ for Tyson Fury after third bout, later thanks him in Instagram post
October 14, 2021
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-Cell Area 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 high fighter, man, you bought to indicate 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 publish on Thursday morning, congratulating Fury on his victory and “for the good historic reminiscences that may final without end.”
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Fury and Wilder contributed to one of many high heavyweight fights in historical past on Saturday night time. The fighters mixed for 5 knockdowns — together with Fury’s Eleventh-round proper hook to finish the bout — and had a number of influencers and followers closely affected by the bout.
That was one of many best fights I’ve ever seen. #1 #2 And #1 is undefeated getting in. Congrats to my buddy & champion @Tyson_Fury What an exquisite & resilient efficiency. What a “on the protect” coronary heart @BronzeBomber has. I used to be impressed tonight by each males🛡 #FuryWilder3
Nevertheless, Fury and his camp had been very pissed off with Wilder not exhibiting respect for his opponent on Saturday night time. After the bout, Fury’s brother, Shane, referred to as Wilder “not sportsman.”
After his third battle towards Wilder, Fury may 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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