Deontay Wilder broke the silence after the defeat against Tyson fury on October 9 and for the first time he recognized his rival.
“What a night!” Wilder on Instagram. “I want to thank first of all God for allowing to show the world another part of me, with passion and determination. I want to thank my team and the fans for being by my side during this long process ”.
This is the first time he has spoken after being knocked out in the eleventh round by the Briton. He also came out with a broken eardrum, a knuckle on his right hand was broken and he practically ended up with his left eye closed.
“I would be lying if I did not say that I am disappointed in the result, but after analyzing my path I see that what God wanted me to experience is much better than I hope,” he added. Wilder. “We did not get the victory, but once a wise man said that the victories are within the lessons. I’ve learned that sometimes to win, you need to lose. “
Wilder also managed to endanger Fury in the fourth round by sending him to the canvas a couple of times, only he could not finish it.
“I have proven that I am a true warrior and a true king in this sport,” he said. Deontay Wilder. “We proved that no matter how much trials and afflictions hit you, you can always choose to live and fight again for what you believe in.”
Wilder breaks silence and congratulates Fury
Top rank revealed a video that shows how Tyson fury recognized Deontay Wilder, who replied that he did not respect him.
However, for the first time after their three fights, the former US champion congratulated him.
“Last but not least, I want to congratulate Tyson fury for the victory and to thank you for the historical memories that will live forever ”, Wilder closed.