Deontay Wilder has shared some thoughts on social media with fans after Saturday night's loss to Tyson Fury and has finally offered his opponent some congratulations.
After a bitter buildup to the bout, Fury and Wilder rounded off their trilogy in style in Las Vegas, with the former winning via stoppage in the 11th round.
Both men found themselves on the canvas at the end of a bruising encounter, although the win was eventually emphatic for Fury, who also won the second fight.
The first meeting between the pair ended in a draw. While boxers will often aim barbs at each other prior to a fight, typically there is respect shown between the competitors once the final bell rings.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk