Deontay Wilder makes fresh retirement comments after Tyson Fury trilogy defeat

Deontay Wilder has suggested he's considering retirement from boxing following defeat to Tyson Fury in their trilogy bout.

Fury returned from retirement to face the Bronze Bomber, who was undefeated prior to facing the Manchester fighter, with the first contest ending in a controversial draw.

The Gypsy King later secured WBC heavyweight belt following his victory in their first rematch before making it back-to-back wins in October when he won the trilogy bout in Las Vegas.

That leaves Fury as the only man to defeat Wilder during his career.

Wilder has now hinted that he could hang up his gloves in order to pursue other endeavors.

"It's mixed feelings because ultimately I have accomplished all my goals in this sport. I told my daughter when she was one-year-old that I'd be a champion and I'd be able to support her beyond her belief," he told Kevin Hart on an episode of Cold As Balls on the Laugh Out Loud Network.

I've done that. There's a lot of things that I've accomplished that I feel I have to prove to anyone because I've already proven [myself].

"Should I push forward? Should I give it a go one more time? Or should I just retire and focus on the other things that I already have, other things that I want to get into?"

Wilder remarkably won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics despite being ranked 284th on the list of heavyweight fighters at the competition. He held the WBC heavyweight title for a five-year stint from 2015 to 2020 and remarkably knocked out every opponent he ever faced prior to his three clashes with Fury.

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