Oct 14 (Reuters) – Deontay Wilder may have surgery on his proper hand after his defeat in final weekend’s combat in opposition to Briton Tyson Fury, his co-supervisor advised ESPN on Thursday.
Briton Fury retained his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday when he despatched American Wilder to the canvas within the eleventh spherical of the Las Vegas bout to shut out their trilogy of fights. learn extra
Co-manager Shelly Finkel stated Wilder was having the process on his proper hand due to a damaged bone.
“He’s still in pain with the hand and his equilibrium was off somewhere around the third round, that’s why his balance wasn’t the same,” stated Finkel.
Wilder has beforehand stated he has no plans to retire and in a lengthy social media put up wrote that he was taking the defeat in his stride.
“We didn’t get the win but a wise man once said the victories are within the lessons,” stated Wilder. “I’ve learned that sometimes you have to lose to win.”