Deontay Wilder gives his first interview since the knockout loss to Tyson Fury and insists: “This is just the beginning, the best is yet to come from me”



Deontay Wilder insists he is still “boxing lover” and intends to return to the ring in his first interview since being knocked out by Tyson Fury in their trilogy fight.

The “Bronze Bomber” has, as usual after one of his great fights, taken time out of the spotlight after the second consecutive loss of his career.

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Wilder is not done with boxing yet

A month and a half after the defeat however, he broke his silence with an interview for his fiancee Telli Swift’s podcast.

“I feel good, I’m fine,” Wilder began.

“We didn’t get what we wanted [against Fury], but we still got something out of it.

“I think we got something even bigger out of it besides just one win.

“I am grateful for this. I am blessed all around.

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Fury KOd Wilder to retain heavyweight title

“That being said, there is nothing to complain about, we are just going ahead.

“You get to a point, as humans we think we’re at a dead end or we’re failing, we think that’s it for us.

“But when you travel throughout your trip, nothing should be ‘this is it’.

“For me, that’s not it, it’s just the beginning. The best is yet to come from me.

Wilder knocked down Fury twice and thought he was on the verge of victory

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Wilder knocked down Fury twice and thought he was on the verge of a victory

When asked if he’s ever thinking about fighting again, Wilder replied, “I’m still in love with the sport of boxing.

“Although I have accomplished a lot, more than I could have imagined …

“I always have goals in sport, which is why I still love it.

“I’m trying to achieve the goals that I have left …

Wilder insists he still has more to do

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Wilder insists he still has more to do

“I broke my hand, so I’m healing right now.

“Once it’s over, I’ll go back to training, that’s for sure.

“Boxing is a year-round sport, so you always have to be prepared, you always have to stay prepared.

“After that, I’m trying to get back to it right away.”


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