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Conor McGregor praises Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder but stresses that weight was a big factor

‘Both warriors, both winners’: Conor McGregor praises Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder but stresses that weight was a big factor in win for the Gypsy King

  • Tyson Fury beat Deontay Wilder in their trilogy fight on Saturday evening 
  • The Gypsy King ended a thrilling contest with an 11th round knockout
  • Conor McGregor took to Twitter to congratulate both men on their performance 


Conor McGregor took to social media on Sunday to hail Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder following the thrilling climax to their trilogy in Las Vegas on Saturday night. 

Both men hit the canvas during the bout before Fury eventually secured a brutal 11th round knockout. 

‘Great fight that,’ wrote McGregor on Twitter. ‘Both warriors, both winners. Hard to not be impressed with Deontay there. Against the much larger man and almost got it done. Great fight. 40lb’s in weight difference is A LOT. Fair play both men there, very enjoyable fights they have had together. Respect.

Conor McGregor took to social media on Sunday to hail Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder

‘Their skill levels are unique but very close. A great heavyweight trilogy that was. I love when it gets set for certain and both have an honorable showing. 

‘Not the fam in the ring fake celebrating after a freak injury etc etc you know the gig, God bless the real in this world.

‘Congrats Tyson and Paris. Me and Dee are so happy for you and the kids. Congrats Deontay and Telli also. 

‘Was great meeting you guys recently. A real proud showing that was, and could have went either way. Amazing! Happy Sunday now today with the cheddar and the memory’s God bless 

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