Deontay Wilder recognizes that the physical superiority of Tyson fury it was a factor in Saturday night’s fight when he lost by knockout in the 11th round.
The American was not present at the post-fight press conference, as he was taken to receive formal medical attention. However, he left a message with his reaction after the defeat.
“I did my best, but it wasn’t enough,” he said. Wilder. “I’m not sure what happened. I know that in training, he (Fury) did certain things, and I also know that he didn’t make it to 277 pounds to be a ballet dancer. He came to lean on me, mess up the fight, and he was successful. “
Tyson fury He reached the weigh-in at 277 pounds, about 125 kilos his career-high tonnage. Wilder, meanwhile, weighed 238 pounds, about 108 kilos. That is Fury had a physical superiority of 17 kilos over Deontay Wilder.
In all the fight, Tyson fury was hugging Wilder, and recharging his body to weaken it. From the middle of the fight, Wilder he began to look fatigued, and severely weakened in his legs, for he seemed wobbly.
Coach reveals Wilder worked for it
Malik Scott, coach of Deontay Wilder, assures that they expected that weight advantage of Tyson fury and that they worked for that.
“He was doing what he did, for the reason of coming in at 277 pounds, to recharge on Deontay and all that ”, he said Scott in interview for ES News. “And we prepare for that, and at times, Deontay it was also physical, and he hit it with his free hand, not enough in my opinion. “
Scott ensures that Fury he has worked with his coach Sugarhill steward to take better advantage of your physique.
“With what Sugarhill It has helped him, it is not making him a knockout artist with a single blow, that is impossible, “he explains. Scott. “But what he did with Tyson fury it is to take better advantage of the weight, to accumulate fatigue, wear yourself out, and it works. If you can get away with it, and you have a passive-aggressive referee who allows it, you will. “
After war with Fury, Wilder is fine
The fight ended with a brutal knockout, in which Deontay Wilder fell ugly on the ring. This, after fighting an intense battle in which he went to the canvas three times. At the end of the fight, Wilder looked in bad shape.
He was taken to the hospital for a medical check-up, and was not present at the press conference. About two hours after the combat ended, his manager reported that Wilder it was good.
“The manager of the Bronze Bomber, Shelly Finkel, that Wilder it’s okay’. Good news! ”, Reported Lance Pugmire.
Told by @BronzeBomber manager Shelly Finkel that Wilder is “fine.” Good news!
– Lance Pugmire (@pugboxing) October 10, 2021