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Deontay Wilder: American blames ring-walk costume for Tyson Fury defeat

Deontay Wilder mentioned his costume was a tribute to Black History Month

Deontay Wilder has blamed his elaborate ring-walk costume for his WBC heavyweight title defeat by Tyson Fury.

The American, 34, mentioned his costume was too heavy and consequently he “did not have the legs” for the combat.

Britain’s Fury, 31, produced a dominant show to win the title in Las Vegas on Saturday when Wilder’s nook threw within the towel within the seventh spherical.

Wilder additionally instructed US media he’ll train his rematch clause for a 3rd combat towards Fury.

“Fury did not damage me in any respect, however the easy truth is that my uniform was manner too heavy for me,” Wilder instructed Yahoo.