- Tyson Fury defeated Deontay Wilder in the seventh round of their heavyweight fight
- The British boxer clinched the WBC title after beating the American boxer
- Both are likely to face off for the third time some time this year
British heavyweight fighter Tyson Fury became the new WBC champion following his victory over Deontay Wilder at the MGM Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, February 22.
The Gypsy King stunned the world after knocking his American opponent out in the seventh round of their bout.
It was the 34-year-old's first defeat in his professional career having won 41 of his previous 42 fights via knockouts.
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His first ever draw and eventual defeat was against Fury with American's corner throwing in the towel after bleeding through one of his ears uncontrollably.
The 31-year-old has now sent the former champion an emotional message, asking him to return back to action soonest.
He said: "Love and respect to the dance partner of the century Deontay Wilder @bronzebomber speedy recovery."
The latest champion delivered the message through his official Instagram page, hours after their epic fight in the United States.
After the fight, Wilder was taken immediately to the hospital as he was said to have ruptured his eardrum.
Fury showed some level of respect to his rival after both hugged themselves and also showered encomiums on the American.
"What a fighter, what a fighter you are," he told Wilder.
"Anybody you land on- "Let me tell you something, in that first round, you were f**king dynamite.
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"God bless you and your family."
Meanwhile, it has been rumoured that both fighters have triggered the clause to stage their third fight but it is unclear when it would go down.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Anthony Joshua has described the pair of Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury as 'gladiators' in the process.
The American boxer popular referred to as the 'Bronze Bomber' suffered his first-ever professional career after losing to the Gypsy King at the MGM Arena in Las Vegas early Sunday morning.
Wilder kissed the canvass in the seventh round after losing the bout on a technical knockout ground after his camp signalled to the official to end the fight.
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