Deontay Wilder revealed he declined Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s training offer for him as he labeled it “publicity.”
In October, Mayweather said that he is willing to lend a hand to any boxer who needs his help in an interview. This included Wilder, in which he said he would help him defeat Tyson Fury.
However, Wilder doubt the offer and added that he needed no one in his career.
“‘All this time, and all of a sudden now? Why? I don’t need anybody. I’ve made it all this far. Why do I need to change up anything? Of course, we need to replace it, and you’re going to see what it is. But nobody has reached out to me,” he said.
Wilder made a change in his camp after his defeat.
He went silent afterward. It was just a week ago when he began to make headlines once again.
“It’s publicity. When I see people do that stuff, it’s for publicity. But to the offer [from Mayweather], thank you, but no thank you. I don’t feel any love from that man. Their actions don’t show that.”
“It’s fake love to me, but they know that themselves. They can’t look me in the eyes and tell me they care about me and want to see me do well.”
But despite declining Mayweather’s offer, Wilder has yet to cash in his next fight. His trilogy with Fury is in vain after his rematch contract expired.
He was at the top of the heavyweight boxing, but suddenly he went missing in the rankings.
Wilder will have to earn his spot once again despite having an outstanding record of 42 wins, 41 knockouts, one defeat, and one draw.
But the question remains, who will he fights next if Fury did not accept the trilogy?