Tyson fury He assured that he tried to approach Deontay Wilder to recognize his work in the ring after the second knockout in the third fight they had, but the American rejected it.
“I’m a good man in sports,” he acknowledged in the subsequent interview after winning in Las Vegas. “I went with (Deontay Wilder) to show him a little love and respect and he didn’t want to show it back to me, so I pray for him ”.
The British boxer made his first defense of the heavyweight championship of the CMB by knocking out in the eleventh round Wilder.
This was the third confrontation between the two fighters. From their first contest they lived an intense rivalry in which there were shoves in confrontations, press conferences, insults and more.
The previous one of this confrontation was not the exception and both threatened to knock out each other. Nevertheless, Fury wanted to recognize the work of Deontay and the latter did not want to.
After the official announcement of the knockout of Tyson in the eleventh round at 1:10, Wilder He left the ring towards the dressing room and did not want to give an interview.
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“It was a great fight tonight, I am not going to give any excuses, but I have always said that I am the best fighter at the moment,” he said. Tyson fury. “I am different, I gave him the opportunity, I gave him and he has not given me the credit. I have said that he is a great puncher and a great athlete. We saw tremendous fights in 2018, 200 and this was one of the best of the year. “
Deontay Wilder visited the mat in the third, tenth and eleventh rounds, but also managed to put in poor condition Tyson fury in the fourth episode.
The former US monarch was reviewed by doctors and did not appear at the press conference.
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