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Deontay Wilder Goes HARD At Andre Ward

The pulling up of the football last second seems to still have Deontay Wilder on edge. Can’t blame the WBC champ; he was mentally geared up to fight Tyson Fury in a few months and then Bob Arum pulled that Lucy on him…

Deontay Wilder went at Andre Ward for seeming to side with Tyson Fury.

Deontay Wilder went at Andre Ward for seeming to side with Tyson Fury.

On Wednesday, the heavyweight titlist posted this Tweet and went in on Ward, who was an HBO fighter who now does analysis for ESPN/Top Rank:

Wilder posted a slap at Andre Ward on Twitter.

Wilder posted a slap at Andre Ward on Twitter.

This, we think, is what Wilder was working off of:

Yes, salt is in the air and in peoples’ eyes off this one. With word out now that Fury is taking a marination bout–and could it be more than one?–fans and industry bigs are taking sides.

Most reaction I see has fans bummed that a rematch they had wrapped their brain around seeing soon…

…will come later…or, to be more explicit, who knows when.

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