Deontay Wilder banned for six months

Wilder who was dropped three times during the fight was taken to hospital straight after the bout for scans on his head and hands.
Deontay Wilder banned for six months
Deontay Wilder

American boxer, Deontay Wilder, has been given a six-month ban following his defeat to WBC heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury.

Wilder and Fury thrilled their fans with five knockdowns in the classic trilogy held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Fury edged the Bronze Bomber with his third knockdown in round 11.

UK Sun reports that Wilder who was dropped three times during the fight was taken to hospital straight after the bout for scans on his head and hands.

As such he has been banned from fighting until April next year at the earliest.

Wilder reportedly suffered a broken hand in the fight and will have surgery next week.

He also broke his finger and knuckle while punching Fury, along with facial damage.

And the Nevada State Athletic Commission will now not allow him to fight again until April 8.

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