The co-manager of Deontay Wilder, Shelly Finkel, assured that the boxer will undergo surgery on his right hand next week, after suffering a fracture in the fight against Tyson Fury.
“Deontay he broke his right hand behind the third knuckle and he has to fix it next week, “he told the newspaper. The Sun. “It has to be operated, the knuckle is fine. It’s the bone behind the knuckle that broke. He is in pain but he was fine, he was at home yesterday ”.
Shelly Finkel He assured that if everything goes as scheduled, Wilder He would return to fight almost in the middle of 2022.
“He is recovering and at this point, if all is well, after the hand surgery he will probably look to return to the ring like in April or May,” he reported. Finkel.
Deontay Wilder after surgery will look for a great fight in 2022
Finkel assured that Wilder will continue to be interested in making a great shovel for next year which could include English Anthony Joshua.
“It’s early and we have to go through Usyk vs Joshua and see a couple of other possibilities, ”he explained. “It will be a massive fight (between Wilder and Joshua), whatever happens in the fight Joshua-Usyk“.
Finally, he pointed out that if there was a fight between Usyk and Fury to unify the titles of the heavy, the Ukrainian would not have possibilities.
“And I’m not sure what Usyk, even with his great abilities, he was able to deal with the size of Fury“, He sentenced.