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Deontay Wilder Makes Final Decision On Mark Breland After He Threw The Towel In Against Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder Makes Final Decision On Mark Breland After He Threw The Towel In Against Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder has decided NOT to sack co-trainer Mark Breland after he compassionately threw the towel in against Tyson Fury.

Fury stopped Wilder in the seventh round to become the new WBC heavyweight world champion after Breland threw in the towel.

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And the American was furious with Breland's decision with speculation claiming that he was going to remove him from his corner.

But 'The Bronze Bomber' has revealed that Breland is still part of Team Wilder ahead of his third meeting with Fury.

"If I have to go out, I want to go out on my shield. But I understand my corner and my team has my best interest at heart. Mark Breland is still a part of Team Wilder," he explained.

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Breland halted the heavyweight contest between Wilder and Fury and the veteran coach was left in tears following the Las Vegas showdown.

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"Mark Breland did the right thing, I'm backing Mark Breland, a beautiful human being," Spencer Fearon revealed.

"Mark Breland was outside the changing room crying, did you know that? He was crying because that man said he couldn't come in the changing room.

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"That's your fighter, you built you own personal relationship, you've been with this man from the get-go, and they are saying to you, 'no, you can't come in the changing room'.

"You see how deluded and twisted these guys are? And it ain't gonna get no better.

"If Deontay Wilder doesn't apologise to Mark Breland the same thing is going to happen again, and it's going to be worse."

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Wilder is set to meet Fury for a third time in the summer after triggering the contracted rematch clause.

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

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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.