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The fiancee of Deontay Wilder was left in floods of tears after suffering a brutal KO defeat to Tyson Fury.
Wilder was knocked out in round 11 but showed outstanding heart to keep going despite suffering numerous knockdowns.
He even sent Fury to the canvas twice at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday morning UK time.
But Fury clawed back and somehow Wilder kept showing the courage to stay in the fight.
Eventually Fury knocked out his brave opponent in round 11, sparking wild celebrations.
But Wilder's fiancee, Telli Swift, could be seen in tears after watching her lover stumble to the canvas.
She had to endure what was considered one of the best heavyweight fights of all time that never really felt over until the very end.
After the fight, Fury said: "I was down a couple of times, I was hurt. Wilder is a strong puncher and he's a tough man.
"I was hitting him with some big shots, and my lord and saviour rose me to my feet tonight to give me the glory.
"It was a great fight tonight, it was worthy of any trilogy in the history of the sport.
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"I'm not gonna make any excuses, Wilder's a top fighter. He gave me a real run for my money tonight.
"I've always said I'm the best in the world and he's the second best.
"He's got no love for me Deontay Wilder. Do you know why? 'Cos I beat him three times.
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"I'm a sportsman. I went over to give him love and respect but he didn't want to give it back. So that's his problem, I'll pray for him that god will soften his heart.
"But I want to thank everybody in this building tonight who came out to show love for my sport, boxing. Thank you to every man, woman and child in the building tonight.
"Great fight, October 9, 2021, will go down in history as a great fight. I hope anyway."
- Tyson Fury
- Deontay Wilder
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