Floyd Mayweather sends positive note to Deontay Wilder after first loss

Ross Houston
February 27, 2020

Many believed Fury had done more than enough the first time around to warrant a decision from the judges.

With Wilder picking up the first loss of his career and losing the WBC title that he held onto for over five years, it doesn't come as a complete surprise to see him opt for an immediate rematch.

"Looking at him that day, when he did six rounds on the pads with us and four more on the bags, I did not think he was a future world champion". There are some gems in here.

"I'll be honest with you", he said.

Ruiz dropped Joshua four times in their first fight and upset him by seventh-round TKO on June 1 at Madison Square Garden in NY. As James Brown's "Get Up Offa That Thing" blared across his changing room, Fury shadow boxed before working on his footwork to the rhythm of the tune.

A winning performance that made Tyson Fury the WBC heavyweight champion of the world, Lee, who was drafted in alongside Javan "Sugarhill" Steward by Fury to replace Ben Davison eight weeks before the bout, explained an exchange that caught a lot of attention after the fight.

"Will he do that against Anthony Joshua?".

Fury's performance left the boxing world in awe, but a freaky moment in the third round had people scratching their heads. "But the king has returned".

Deontay Wilder suffered serious injuries during the fight in which his team had to throw in the towel to the stage to accept defeat against Tyson Fury. His corner finally threw in the towel in the seventh, with Wilder pinned to the ropes by Fury. Most boxing journalists and pundits thought Fury won the fight on points but he was knocked down in the last round and did well to get up.

"And for the first time he's the underdog. God bless you and your family".

After opening up a cut in Wilder's ear, Fury chose to lick the blood that was dripping down his opponent's neck.

It was a big shot in the third round that started it all.

The scenes in the dressing room afterwards were hard to watch as Wilder had his ear stitched by a doctor while laying flat out on a table.

Unfortunately, Wilder failed to capitalize on the moment as Tyson Fury snapped away the WBC title from his waist.

But today (Monday, February 24) his father, John Fury, told fans that he wants his son to retire immediately.

"There's some hurdles to overcome but nothing too much".

But, as Fury said, " a piece of paper doesn't really mean anything to me because I always knew what was the truth".

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