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Dereck Chisora has revealed he talked to Deontay Wilder after the heavyweight made a host of unlikely claims suggesting Tyson Fury had cheated in their rematch earlier this year. The American was stopped in the seventh round in Las Vegas back in February as Fury put on a masterclass to win the WBC heavyweight title, dominating his opponent with a brutal display.
Chisora knows both fighters and sent a message to Wilder telling him to stop making excuses and get back in the ring. Asked about Wilder’s remarks, Chisora told iFL TV: “I sent him a message to be honest with you. I was like, “Listen bro, just dust yourself off man. Just get back in the ring. ‘“This whole thing of next minute you’re talking about black empowerment, this and this. This is the fight game. You lost the fight. You know what you do: brush yourself, bounce back, take your rematch.”
“But he’s coming out with excuses. He [Fury] has this in his glove, he had that in his glove, water was spiked. Was the water spiked? How does he know the water was spiked? Do you know what, who knows? This is why I carry my own water. I don’t trust no-one. I’m telling you, I bring my own water from my house and I bring the bottles and I wash them four times and I keep it in my room and that’s it.
“But he’s just coming up with excuses man. Bro, just take the fight, you got beat, everybody loses a fight, just come back. He keeps crying about this nonsense, I don’t know why. When is he fighting again?’ Told that Wilder has no upcoming fight in the works, Chisora continued: ‘Ah sh*t. It’s another brother gone down the drain.”