Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder Hit With Six-Month Suspension Following Brutal KO By Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder will not be allowed to return to the ring until next April following his brutal defeat by Tyson Fury.

Wilder was stopped in the penultimate round of the trilogy fight having hit the canvas on three occasions as he lost to the Brit for the second successive time.

He was taken to hospital to be checked over before being discharged later on Saturday night with a broken finger and the Nevada State Athletic Commission will not permit him to fight until April 8 unless his finger is cleared by a doctor.

Fury has been give a standard 45-day ‘suspension’ following his efforts in retaining his heavyweight world title.

Fury’s victory brought a concussive end to a rivalry that had raged for almost three years but the Brit had to earn victory the hard way by twice climbing off the canvas in a pulsating fourth round.

He had dropped Wilder in the previous session before doing the same in the 10th and 11th rounds.

Deontay Wilder To Have Emergency Surgery After Tyson Fury Defeat

Deontay Wilder will have surgery for a broken hand he suffered in Tyson Fury defeat.

Wilder was brutally knocked out by Tyson Fury in round 11 of their trilogy, which was his second consecutive defeat to the British boxer.

It was claimed that the American boxer had broken his hand during the fight, and will now receive emergency surgery next week after returning home to Alabama following the gruelling Las Vegas thriller.

His co-manager Shelly Finkel told SunSport: “Deontay broke his right hand behind the third knuckle and he has to have that fixed next week.

Wilder was immediately taken to hospital after the defeat, where he had subsequent medical checkups on his health.

And at that point they discovered Wilder had a suspected broken hand.