Deontay Wilder Responds To Floyd Mayweather Being 'Disgusted' About Result

A LOT of people weren't happy with the result of Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury, including Floyd Mayweather.

The legendary American-boxer was in attendance at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, last weekend, and he offered his insight on the fight after round 5.

"Fury has the combinations, and a very, very fast jab and is taking his time," he said glowingly about Fury to Showtime.

Of course, Wilder dropped Fury in the 12th round and nearly got him out of there. But Fury mustered up incredible resolve to get off the canvas and finish strong.

Though the judges weren't able to separate the two heavyweights, awarding a split draw.

"Floyd Mayweather's walked out this arena disgusted... that says it all," Ben Davison said about Mayweather's reaction to the questionable decision.

"You know to take something away from someone that's come from hell and back, to ruin the biggest comeback in boxing history, probably in sporting history, that is a disgrace," the young trainer added.

Wilder, who retained his WBC heavyweight world title, has now reacted.

"I'm a heavyweight and the fight, Saturday, was a great start to bring the heavyweight division back, you know," he said.

The reporter then mentioned Mayweather.

"Oh they loved it. They loved every bit of it. The world loved it. And I don't think he [Mayweather] liked that. I don't think he liked that.

"He wanted all the attention on him. It's sad that it's like that but the heavyweight division is where it's at."

Image: PA
Image: PA

Meanwhile, a rematch has been heavily talked about.

It appears Wilder and Fury will rematch in early 2019, with both parties eager to run it back following the controversial first meeting.

While Team Fury want the world title bout at the home of Manchester United, all signs point towards another showdown in the States.

Las Vegas and New York as well as Los Angeles have been rumoured to host the rematch.

Who takes it? Let us know.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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