Deontay Wilder surprised by Joseph Parker's behavior: He is such a nice person

"We never had no beef with each other, we knew each other before all of this stuff."

by Sead Dedovic
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Deontay Wilder surprised by Joseph Parker's behavior: He is such a nice person
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Deontay Wilder lost to Joseph Parker, surprising many who thought Wilder would easily win. But Parker showed skill and surprised everyone. Wilder respects Parker and what he's done. This match proved that Parker is talented and shouldn't be underestimated. The two of them had a great relationship even before this match, and Wilder is delighted considering how nice a person Parker is.

“He told me thank you for the opportunity for the fight, what a great fight and I told him congratulations bro, I hope you enjoy the win with your family.

We never had no beef with each other, we knew each other before all of this stuff, he’s such a nice man, he’s such a nice person. If I would lose coming back to somebody it would be him ten times over, a thousand times over because he’s just such a nice guy.”- Wilder said, as quoted by boxingscene.com!

Deontay Wilder on the fight

Looking back at the fight, Wilder felt unsure about how to handle his opponent. It seemed like Parker knew how to use this to his advantage. Parker's tactics, guided by his coach, surprised Wilder and his team. Things didn't go well for Wilder during the match. However, Denotay does not want to be disappointed after everything. His goal is to remain smiling, positive and believe that he can do great things in the future. Right from the start, the fans supported him, and he made sure to thank them for their continuous support.


“We came out short tonight. You know what, I don’t know what happened, to be honest. My timing was off, and I didn’t throw my punches, I didn’t let my hands go like I was supposed to. Sometimes you get like that. But you live to see another fight. You live to see another moment," Wilder said.

“I’m still full of happiness, still full of joy, still full of smiles. Sorry if I let anyone down but we will be back though! That’s the thing about it. I thank you so much for the love and support I’ve got out here in Riyadh and from all my fans around the world. I appreciate you so much. This is not the end, and I will be back.”

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