After Deontay Wilder’s knockout loss in Las Vegas, Tyson Fury labeled him a “idiot” and a “sore loser” for failing to show him “sportsmanship.”
Unbeaten Brit Fury recovered from two knockdowns in the fourth round to dominate Wilder and deliver a thrilling 11th-round knockout.
Victory for Tyson 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, Touchaheart blog reports.
‘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 ring in one piece and get to go to our families.