WBC Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder’s rivalry is certainly one of the most storied rivalries in recent memory. Tyson Fury tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this year which prevented their third fight from happening in July.
The two finally duked it out on October 9th at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. For many fans, the boxing match surpassed all expectations as it was a heavy-hitting affair as both boxers gave it their all in order to win the match.
Wilder certainly impressed fans for lasting as long as he did with Tyson Fury, managing to show grit and determination in the face of adversity. In the end, Fury knocked Wilder out in the 11th round and emerged victorious.
While speaking during a post-fight interview with BT Sport, Tyson Fury revealed that Deontay Wilder told him that he didn’t want to show Fury any sportsmanship after their boxing match.
“I said, ‘well done.’ I don’t want to show any sportsmanship or respect.’ I said, ‘no problem!’… [I was] very surprised, sore loser, an idiot. Do you know what? To be a top fighting man, you gotta show guts and respect, and he couldn’t do it tonight.”
Now that the trilogy between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder had a definitive end, it remains to be seen what is next in store for both competitors.
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