“My uniform was way too heavy for me, I didn’t have my legs from the start of the fight”: Deontay Wilder accuses Tyson Fury defeat on his ring walk COSTUME when he confirms that he has activated trilogy contract clause
- Deontay Wilder lost his WBC heavyweight title to Tyson Fury on Saturday night
- American was surpassing with his team tossed in the towel in round seven
- He claims that his 45-pound ring walk outfit played an important role in defeat
- The former champion has also activated his rematch clause for a summer trilogy
Deontay Wilder claimed that the weight of his ring suit suit played a major role in his defeat to Tyson Fury, confirming that he would activate his rematch clause.
The American was wearing a black and red armored body suit with a matching mask and crown as he headed for the square circle for his second fight with Fury at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
The performance of the Bronze Bomber turned out to be much less impressive than his outfit, the team threw the towel in the seventh round after a completely one-sided affair.
Deontay Wilder suffered a devastating defeat for Tyson Fury in Las Vegas on Saturday night
Wilder has claimed that his 45-pound ring walk suit played a major role in his defeat
And Wilder claims that his defeat was largely due to the 45-pound suit that weakened his legs.
He told Yahoo: “He didn’t hurt me at all, but the simple fact is that my uniform was way too heavy for me.
“I had no legs from the start of the fight. In the third round my legs were completely shot through.
“But I am a warrior and people know that I am a warrior. You could easily hear that I had no legs or something.
The American says the weight of the outfit weakened his legs from the start of the fight
“Many people told me:” It seemed that something was wrong with you. “There was something, but when you’re in the ring, you have to bluff a lot of things. “
Many spectators noted that Wilder did not look like his usual self from the first round, his legs certainly let him down a number of times during the fight.
Wilder also confirmed that he will exercise his right to a trilogy fight with Fury, which is expected to take place in the summer.
Fury, as the winner of the second game, would be entitled to a distribution of 60/40 percent of all the money on the line for the fight, plus the income from PPV and ticket sales.
Fury dominated Wilder for seven rounds before the WBC champion team threw in the towel
And Wilder will not have a former world champion Mark Breland in his corner after Breland was criticized for throwing in the towel in the seventh round, so the referee intervened.
Wilder, who confirmed that he would remove Breland from his team, added: “I am angry with Mark for the simple fact that we have often spoken about this and it is not emotional.
“I said as a warrior, as a champion, as a leader, as a ruler, I want to go on my shield. When I talk about going inside and killing a man, I respect the same way. I adhere to the same principle of receiving.
“So I told my team never, never, no matter what it would look like, never throw in the towel because I am a special species. I had five rounds left. Whatever it seemed, I was still fighting. “