Briton Fury retained his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday when
he sent American Wilder to the canvas in the 11th round of the
Las Vegas bout to close out their trilogy of fights.
Co-manager Shelly Finkel said Wilder was having the procedure on
his right hand due to a broken bone.
"He's still in pain with the hand and his equilibrium was off
somewhere around the third round, that's why his balance wasn't
the same," said Finkel.
Wilder has previously said he has no plans to retire and in a
lengthy social media
status/1448711633153368065 post wrote that he was taking the
defeat in his stride.
"We didn't get the win but a wise man once said the victories
are within the lessons," said Wilder. "I've learned that
sometimes you have to lose to win."
(Reporting by Amy Tennery in New York, editing by Ed Osmond)
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