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The moment that Deontay Wilder refused to show Tyson Fury any respect, after the Gypsy King's knockout victory, has been revealed after new video footage emerged.
Wilder and Fury were involved in an absolute slobber knocker on Saturday night, as the pair ended their trilogy with yet another instant classic.
Whilst it was the undefeated Brit who came out on top once again, to retain his WBC world heavyweight title, both men ended the fight with a lot of credit in the bank.
Wilder had undoubtedly improved since the second fight, went down in the third, knocked his opponent down twice in the fourth and then hung on for several of the last rounds, before the brutal 11th round KO.
However much of the good feeling towards the Bronze Bomber instantly disappeared as the world champ revealed his rival had rejected any show of respect or sportsmanship, and their conversation has now been revealed.
"No love," Wilder says as his conqueror comes over to his corner to shake his opponent's hand.
"Never mind love, there’s respect," Fury responded, "You got beat fair and square tonight. That’s it. I respect you because I’m a man."
"I won't respect you, I won't respect you. I will never respect you," Wilder doubles down.
Finally, whilst being ushered away Fury says, "Don’t show bad sportsmanship, you lost fair and square."
Despite the evidence in the video, the American's manager has claimed that his client has already changed his mind and does respect the only man to have beaten him, who has done it twice now.
"Him and I have spoke about that and he does [respect Fury]," Shelly Finkel said.
"I think his mind wasn't really there, I think if Deontay saw Fury now he would give him a big embrace."
The 2008 Olympic bronze medalist might be able to show respect to Fury sometime soon but he won't be able to get in the ring with the Brit for a fourth time, or to face anyone else, for a while.
Having fought in Las Vegas, the Nevada State Athletic Commission hit Wilder with a medical suspension until April, unless he can prove to a doctor he's fit to fight before hand.
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