Tyson Fury slams Deontay Wilder reaction in corner after knockout loss


Tyson Fury slammed ‘idiot’ Deontay Wilder after the heavyweight clash (Picture: BT Sport)

Tyson Fury called Deontay Wilder an ‘idiot’ and a ‘sore loser’ for failing to show him ‘sportsmanship’ following his knockout defeat in Las Vegas.

Unbeaten Brit Fury recovered from two knockdowns in the fourth round to dominate Wilder and deliver a thrilling 11th-round knockout.

Victory for Fury ensures he remains the WBC heavyweight champion and extends his undefeated professional record to 32 fights.

After the dramatic and energy-sapping bout, Fury walked over to Wilder’s corner to ‘say well done’ and shake hands – but says his rival snubbed his offer.

Fury said: ‘I went over and said well done and he said he didn’t want to show any sportsmanship or respect. Very surprised by that. He’s an idiot.

‘Sore loser. To be a top fighting man you need to show guts and respect and he didn’t do that tonight. He couldn’t do it.

‘I pray for him. I am thankful that we all get out of the fight in one piece and get to go to our families.

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Fury celebrates his thrilling victory over American fighter Wilder

Fury celebrates his thrilling victory over American fighter Wilder (Picture: Getty)

‘I’m a sportsman, I wanted to go over to him but he didn’t want to know.’

Fury battered Wilder in the pair’s previous fight almost 20 months ago and it appeared the third bout was heading in the same direction after the American was down in the third round.

But Wilder bounced back superbly in the next round, sending Fury to the canvas twice and rattling the Brit with his devastating right-hand.

Fury showed superb resolve to recover from the barrage before taking control of the fight, winning most of the rounds against an increasingly fatigued Wilder.

The Bronze Bomber was down in the tenth and while he recovered yet again, he was unable to do so in the next round as…

Source : metro

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