‘I’m in therapy, I can’t work out now.’: Deontay Wilder reveals he had to have bicep surgery after crushing defeat by Tyson Fury and has been UNABLE to train yet is STILL eyeing trilogy fight before the end of the year
- Deontay Wilder was beaten by Tyson Fury in their rematch in Las Vegas
- The Bronze Bomber is now recovering after requiring surgery on his bicep
- Though he has been unable to train he is targeting a trilogy bout this year
The American tasted defeat for the first time in his career back in February as Fury won their Las Vegas rematch.
The pair are due to come to blows again in a trilogy bout, which was scheduled for July 25 before the coronavirus pandemic caused its postponement.
Deontay Wilder has revealed he required bicep surgery after his defeat by Tyson Fury
The Bronze Bomber was beaten by Fury in their rematch in Las Vegas earlier this year
But the Bronze Bomber has been unable to train due to his injury issues.
‘Recovery [is] going well, I’m in therapy, I ended up injuring it during my last fight, somewhere up in there’, he told the PBC Podcast.
‘But everything is going great with it. That’s another thing, I’m focusing on recovery, getting myself back to full health.’
He added: ‘Oh yeah, I can’t work out now. Once I get healed with my arm I’m looking forward to just working out, being able to do the things I love to do.
The American admitted that he has been unable to train as he continues his recovery
‘Right now I’m just sitting back and getting taken care of, all meals being prepared for me, a lot of catering now between my fiancee and all the kids around me.
‘It’s nothing we can complain of in this moment in time.
‘I know we all in the world are going through something together, it’s the first time the world is going through the same things.
Despite his lack of training, Wilder is still eyeing a trilogy bout against Fury this year
‘We all have to survive and I love being around my loved ones through these tough times.’
Though his trilogy bout against Fury appears likely to be pushed back until next year, Wilder remains hopeful that they can enter the ring before the end of 2020.
Wilder added: ‘Hopefully this corona stuff be out the way and we can get back to camp and be ready to go again some time at the end of the year.’