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Deontay Wilder's Trainer Gives Bizarre Reason For Defeat To Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder's Trainer Gives Bizarre Reason For Defeat To Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder's trainer has suggested his ring-walk outfit could have influenced his defeat to Tyson Fury last night.

Wilder suffered the first defeat of his career to Fury last night and 'The Gypsy King' looked dominant throughout.

'The Bronze Bomber' lacked his usual power and trainer Jay Deas has suggested the bulky light-up suit of armour he wore to the ring could have had a negative impact.

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Image Credit: PA
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Deas told Boxing Social per The Metro: "Until I see the video it's hard for me to say exactly what happened.

"I'm not sure... his legs didn't look great to me early on. I didn't think his legs looked like they normally look.

"I know he came to the ring and the outfit was very heavy.

"I don't know if that had [anything] to do with it, Tyson's a lot of weight to be putting on you as well.

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"I don't know all the answers yet but once I see the film I know more."

Fury on the other hand saw himself carried to the ring on a throne as Patsy Cline's 'Crazy' blared out in the MGM Grand.

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The 31-year-old floored Wilder twice on the way to a seventh round TKO victory but had kind words for the former champ following the fight.

Wilder addressed his loss following the fight and commented:

"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.

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"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."

The 34-year-old was missing from the post-fight press conferences after being taken to hospital with potential ruptured eardrum.

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Topics: Tyson Fury, Boxing News, Boxing, Deontay Wilder

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Daniel Marland

Daniel is a freelancer journalist for SPORTbible and covers a variety of sports. He also has past experience of working at Manchester United and once locked eyes with Jose Mourinho. He lived to tell the tale.