Deontay Wilder has been handed a six-month medical suspension following his crushing defeat to Tyson Fury on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Wilder was stopped in the 11th round of the intense WBC heavyweight title fight as he suffered his second successive defeat to Fury.
After sustaining a broken finger, Wilder was taken to hospital after the fight before being discharged on Saturday night
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended the Deontary Wilder from fighting until April 8 unless a doctor clears him to fight before then.
After defending his WBC title, Tyson Fury on the other hand has been handed the regulatory 45-day suspension following his victory.
In February 2020, Wilder sacked his trainer Mark Breland and employed Malik Scott as his trainer the reason being that, Wilder suggested his trainer had spiked his water or tampered with his costume before the fight.
Right after Wilder’s loss to Fury, his sacked trainer, Breland took to social media to post a video of himself shadow boxing which the boxing community interpreted as a silent message to Wilder.
Breland responsed to Wilder’s accusations and insisted the 35-year-old was ‘done’ back in 2020.
He told The Fight Is Right in response: “With Deontay and I, that’s a part of boxing I guess.
“His career is done now, so, I’m done and he’s done. I’m done with him.”
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