Deontay Wilder disappointed corner threw in towel against Tyson Fury
Wilder was knocked down twice by Fury (Picture: Getty)Deontay Wilder wished his corner had not thrown in the towel against Tyson Fury.
The Brit dethroned Wilder in devastating fashion to become the new WBC champion and stake his claim as the world’s best heavyweight.Wilder suffered a burst ear drum under a barrage of punches and the American admitted he was disappointed his corner pulled him out of the fight.‘I’m doing good. Things like this happen,’ Wilder said.‘The best man won tonight, but my corner threw in the towel and I was ready to go out on my shield.Fury is now the WBC champion ‘I had a lot of things going on heading into this fight. It is what it is, but I make no excuses tonight.
I just wish my corner would have let me go out on my shield. I’m a warrior.‘He had a great performance and we will be back stronger.‘Even the greatest have lost and came back, that is just part of it. ‘You just take it for what it is. I can make no excuses tonight. I had a lot of complications.‘But we’ll come back stronger next time around.‘This is what big-time boxing is all about, the best must fight the best. I appreciate all the fans that came out and supported the show, and I hope that everyone gets home safely.’[metro-link url=”https://metro.co.uk/2020/02/23/tyson-fury-makes-statement-incredible-knockout-deontay-wilder-las-vegas-12286298/” title=”Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder in magnificent performance in Las Vegas”]