Deontay Wilder has spoken out after the full post-fight conversation between him and Tyson Fury emerged.
The Gypsy King defeated the Bronze Bomber for a second consecutive time in Las Vegas last weekend.
Footage at the time showed the two boxers having a conversation in the aftermath, with Fury going over to offer his commiserations to his opponent.
However, it appeared that Wilder, visibly disappointed by his loss, told the 33-year-old that he didn't want to know.
But now close-up footage has been released, and we can finally hear what the pair had to say to one another.
After Fury walks over to his corner, Wilder tells him to 'walk off' and that there is 'no love' between them, adding that he will 'never respect him'
A full look at the post-fight conversation between @Tyson_Fury & @BronzeBomber :flushed:
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- Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) October 14, 2021
Angered by Wilder's dismissive response, replied: "Never mind love, there's respect.
"You got beat fair and square tonight. That's it. I respect you because I'm a man."
However, since the footage was shared online, Wilder has now spoken out about his defeat, and he seems a little less bitter about it all.
In a post on Instagram, the 35-year-old said: "Wow, what a hell of a night! I would like to first and foremost thank God for allowing me to give the world another part of me that's driven with passion and determination.
"I would like to thank my team and my fans for sticking by my side through this long process.
"I would be lying if I said that I wasn't disappointed in the outcome but after reflecting on my journey, I now see that what God wanted me to experience is far greater than what I expected to happen.
"We didn't get the win but a wise man once said the victories are within the lessons.
"I've learned that sometimes you have to lose to win.
"Although, I wanted the win I enjoyed seeing the fans win even more.
"Hopefully, I proved that I am a true Warrior and a true King in this sport.
"Hopefully, WE proved that no matter how hard you get hit with trials and tribulations you can always pick yourself up to live and fight again for what you believe in.
"Last but not least I would like to congratulate @gypsyking101 for his victory and thank you for the great historical memories that will last forever."
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