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Deontay Wilder Sensationally Claims His Water Was 'Spiked' Before Tyson Fury Rematch

Deontay Wilder Sensationally Claims His Water Was 'Spiked' Before Tyson Fury Rematch

Wilder fell to the first defeat of his career against Fury back in February.

Daniel Marland

Daniel Marland

Deontay Wilder has doubled down on Tyson Fury 'cheating' in their rematch by claiming his water was spiked moments before the fight.

The 'Bronze Bomber' spoke for the first time in months on Saturday night and accused his longtime rival of concealing an object in his gloves back in February.

He then followed that up in an interview with 78SPORTSTV in which he revealed he thinks he took a 'muscle relaxer' in his water.

"About 15 minutes before going out to the fight, warming up on the mitts, it was perfect, I felt great," Wilder begun per talkSPORT.

"Until I went to the ring. That transformation, I was drinking certain water and stuff, trying to keep myself hydrated.


"I just start feeling weird. My water was spiked as if I took a muscle relaxer or something like that.

"After a fight is over with and it don't go in your favour you're always looking for what happened.

"Certain things, the atmosphere just didn't seem right. It felt like something was about to go down, and not in my favour.

"It wasn't just the suit, my water was tampered with...

"This feeling here, it was a different feeling. It was like I had no control over my body, my legs was weak and stuff like that."

Fury comfortably defeated Wilder in the seventh round and trainer Mark Breland threw in the towel for the American.

Despite this, Wilder would part ways with Breland last month and he's accused him of being in on the plot.

Wilder continued: "Even with the throwing in the towel, Mark didn't save my life.

"If you knew Deontay Wilder, you'd know that if I'm gonna draw my sword, I'mma live by that sword and I'mma die by that sword.


"I'mma live and die by that, period. And I've been telling my people that for five years so that ain't nothing knew to them.

"So he knew that. When he did that, he already had orders not to do that.

"He even had somebody on Fury's side to tell him, 'Throw the towel in, they got a rematch.'

"Because I believe he was part of it. He was part of it. And, even more so, I think he's got something to do with my water as well too.

"He was the only one handling my water. He was the only one. I have strong sources."

The 35-years-old's tirade didn't end there as he had words for referee Kenny Bayless.


"The referee coming in the dressing room, I could feel his negative energy. His eyes looked like he took a cocktail drink before going into the fight.

"His energy felt like, 'I'm gonna do something to you black man, but I've gotta do it. I'm a crab in the bucket.'

"He was leaning on me, he elbowed me as well. Elbowed me in my face as well too.

"The ref ain't do nothing. Every time I've seen the referee he's breaking s*** up. He acted like he ain't know what was going on.

"Either this motherf**ker was drunk or he was part of it. Which one was it?"

There is currently no evidence to back up Wilder's claims.

Featured Image Credit: BT Sport & Deontay Wilder/Twitter

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