Most boxing fans agree that the trilogy between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder it was one of the best fights of the year. For eleven rounds, the two boxers gave their best, exchanging blows and putting on a great show in Las Vegas.
However, Fury’s resistance was key to sending Wilder to the canvas in the penultimate round, who was still standing on instinct. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ had endured several hooks and blows, but could not take any more before a right hand from the Briton and was knocked out.
And after the match, the American’s coach, Malik Scott, revealed that his pupil was injured while fighting Tyson Fury. This would have affected the performance of Wilder, who – despite it – managed to send Fury to the canvas in the fourth round.
“” We saw the doctor later, everything was fine “, Scott said in an interview with Boxing Scene. “He has a broken lip, he broke his hand, he broke his finger or knuckle. But life goes on.”added.
“I’ve always said that [Fury] It’s not good … It’s very good and almost great, ”Scott continued. “After tonight I will consider him a great fighter. Much respect… [Wilder] It was great, Fury was older. The best one won. We almost beat him. This was an amazing experience Scott commented.
With two losses in a row to Fury, Scott was encouraged to reveal what the next step in Wilder’s career could be, which ended with a broken hand, a punctured eardrum, broken knuckles, a broken finger and a burst lip.
“Deontay is talking about doing nothing with boxing for quite some time. I want him to get some rest, especially after this fight because even after the last fight, he was so upset with time that he could never really rest. He deserved a good rest. I’ll make sure you get it now “, Held.