Deontay Wilder has finally broken his silence after taking to social media to accuse Tyson Fury of cheating.
The Bronze Bomber was comprehensively dismantled by Fury back in February with his team eventually throwing in the towel to avoid further punishment.
Since then, Wilder seemed to vanish from the face of the earth, taking a social media hiatus before seemingly allowing a deadline for a Fury trilogy fight to pass.
However, the American has come roaring back to life with an incredible rant posted to social media.
In the written statement, Wilder accused Fury of backing down from another fight despite the presence of a rematch clause in the contract for the February bout.
“Fury @gypsyking101 it is time for you to be a man and honour your agreement. What is this bullshit of you fighting Carlos Takam instead of me, you got to be kidding.
“When you were going through your darkest time, I told you that if you got yourself together I would give you a title shot. Being a man of my word, I gave you the title shot.
“When that fight was a draw, I told you that I would give you a rematch. You know I was offered more money to fight Joshua than I was getting to fight you. Again being a man of my word, I fought you
like I said I would.
“In the rematch agreement, there was a rematch clause. Now it is time for you to be a man and honor your word, instead of trying to weasel out of our agreement. Scared people run but a scary man will break his contract you coward Azz B***h!”.
The pair had initially agreed to a third bout, but after the coronavirus pandemic shutdown the global sporting calendar, it was postponed.
Bizarrely, news regarding the fight then ran painfully dry, before the Fury camp claimed that Wilder had missed the deadline to secure a renewed deal.
However, if Wilder is to be believed, that is not the case at all.
Wilder has accused Fury of failing to honour his word and intimates that it was Wilder doing Fury a favour by accepting the second fight in the first place.
The fierce written statement followed on from a video posted to Wilder’s Instagram, in which he accused Fury of cheating in the first two fights.
It’s safe to say that Wilder is not a happy man at the moment.
After the devastating loss in February, it’s hard to see anyone taking Wilder seriously. He was outclassed and out-boxed in Las Vegas and these latest accusation do make him look a bit of a sore loser.
You can be sure that Fury won’t take these comments lying down and will bite back with a witty response soon.
Whether a third fight ever happens, though, is another thing entirely.
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