Deontay Wilder broke arm before Tyson Fury boxing bout

The fight went the distance

The fight went the distance

Wilder's camp maintain they offered $50 million to Joshua to accept a fight, a gambit dismissed by the British boxer's manager Eddie Hearn as a "wonderful PR move".

Wilder (40-0-1) knocked Fury (27-0-1) down twice late in the fight, but many boxing experts agreed he was outboxed for much of the fight.

The scoring from the judges, Alejandro Rochin, Robert Tapper and Phil Edwards, has been questioned, but Wilder said a rematch will set the record straight.

The American pugilist remain unbeaten in his professional career after sharing spoils with challenger Fury in Los Angeles over the weekend. In the aftermath of that fight, Wilder took to Instagram and said: "the fans are the real victor and I can't wait for Wilder Fury 2".

"I was sparring, just getting ready and I was getting the best of my sparring partner", Wilder explained.

Before the fight some had speculated that there was a rematch clause both ways for Wilder and Fury but now it doesn't appear to be the case on Fury's end at least.

Wilder said being more than 50 pounds lighter than Fury at the time of the fight and the after-effects of surgery on his right arm also contributed to his sub-par performance.

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"Me and Fury came together and showed the world what it looks like for the best to fight the best".

"My ultimate goal was to bring the heavyweight division back here in America", said Wilder, who won a bronze medal for his country at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

Wilder said he doesn't want to fight anybody else before a rematch. Many people felt it should have been waved off. That has always been the fight we want because he has the last belt.

Lou DiBella, Wilder's promoter, is a big WWE fan, and Fury's ability to beat the count reminded him of a particular wrestler. But they led people on.

"He's willing to go on the line and fight the best in the division as he is one of them".

"So let them continue to fight the second tier fighters".

And there's all this negotiations now about who gets what percentage - it's really simple this fight - it's 50/50 down the middle. "It is a fight we definitely want for April and will work hard to make". Their ego got the best of them.

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