Dominic Breazeale was knocked out in the first round by Deontay WilderTyson Fury has congratulated ‘the second baddest man on the planet’ Deontay Wilder following the American’s stunning victory over Dominic Breazeale.
Wilder knocked Breazeale out in the first round with a brutal right hand in the early hours of Sunday morning at New York’s Barclays Center to retain his WBC world heavyweight title.
The 33-year-old has now won 41 of his 42 bout, drawing just once to Fury last December, and the result kept alive a potential undisputed unification fight with Anthony Joshua.
Fury, impressed with Wilder’s performance, has branded his rival the ‘most fearsome, most destructive puncher’ in the heavyweight division in the aftermath of the win.
‘I would just like to say well done to Deontay Wilder in knocking out Dominic Breazeale. I got that prediction quite correct,’ Fury said.
‘Anyone that wants to go toe-to-toe with Deontay Wilder will have the same fate as Dominic Breazeale and the rest of his 40 other victims.
‘Anthony Joshua, you’ll get it as well. Same thing will happen to you mush. Dillian Whyte, you’ll get it as well.
“Congratulations @BronzeBomber – you’re the second baddest man on the planet behind me.”
– @Tyson_Fury congratulates Wilder on his one round destruction of Dominic Breazeale 👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/nUEl4LxUep
— Frank Warren (@frankwarren_tv) May 19, 2019
‘The Bronze Bomber is the most fearsome, most destructive puncher in the heavyweight division. It’s just a pity that he had to lose to the Gypsy King.
‘Anyone who wants to stand in front of Deontay Wilder, he will knock them out.
Deontay Wilder is the second baddest man on the planet behind the Gypsy King AKA Tyson Fury, the number one heavyweight in the world.
‘Nobody can beat me, I can’t be touched. Boom!’
Wilder’s camp are in talks over a fight with either Fury or Joshua (Picture: Getty)After his win, Wilder confirmed that negotiations were in place over a possible fight with either Fury or Joshua.
‘All parties involved are talking,’ Wilder told Showtime.
‘There’s too many people and opinions involved. It will take our teams to sit down, handle things, squash everything and get it done for the fans.
‘The big fights will happen the way we all benefit. We risk our lives in here, so let us get our time to iron out our differences and you guys will know when it happens.’
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