Deontay Wilder’s coach, Malik Scott has claimed he broke his hand throughout his enthralling trilogy bout with Tyson Fury.
Wilder, 35, floored Fury, 33, twice within the fourth spherical in Las Vegas having been introduced down himself within the third, earlier than the Briton lastly received the struggle within the eleventh spherical.
In a lodge room interview with ESNews following the struggle, Scott whereas discussing the struggle and what was subsequent for Wilder, disclosed that he broke his hand in the course of the bout.
“We saw the doctor afterward, everything was cool,” Scott mentioned (by way of Boxing Scene). “He’s got a busted lip, he broke his hand, broke his finger or knuckle. But life goes on.”
“I’ve always said [Fury’s] not good … he’s very good and damn-near great,” Scott continued. “After tonight I’m gonna consider him a great fighter. Much respect … [Wilder] was great, Fury was greater. The best man won. We almost beat him. This was a hell of an experience.”
As far as what’s subsequent for Wilder, Scott mentioned: “Deontay is talking about doing nothing with boxing for quite some time. I want to get him some good rest, especially after this fight because even after the last fight, he was so worked up over time, he really never got to rest. He deserved a good rest. I’m going to make sure he gets it now.”