Stephen A. reacts to Deontay Wilder blaming his costume for loss to Tyson Fury | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to Deontay Wilder blaming his loss to Tyson Fury on his 40-pound pre-fight costume.
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  1. petespinkypigs


    Hari Yang lalu

    i heard that he trained with a 45LB vest on, WHAAAAAT

  2. Rosho Know

    Rosho Know

    Hari Yang lalu

    This is just pure sad, and to think everyone was scared of that right hand and called you a champ? I don't think so buddy hope he bounces back more clear headed and humbled next time around.

  3. Katarina Alves

    Katarina Alves

    Hari Yang lalu

    Max's analogy was like Eminem's final rap on 8mile. OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWW!!!!!!!!

  4. iC3PO_OB1


    2 hari yang lalu

    Secondly, I felt the fight was stopped because there was no way Wilder had a winning chance, at that point, after seeing lack in performance, the towel was thrown!

  5. iC3PO_OB1


    2 hari yang lalu

    I do not want to pay to watch Wilder get beat down by A superior boxer! I'd rather see Tyson box with another Championship boxer! Tyson and Wilder will only sell to those who wanna see a lucky one punch KO!

  6. Jung Kim

    Jung Kim

    2 hari yang lalu

    Hey, we are talking about a winner, a warrior. He cannot accept defeat. He just cannot accept being the second best. That is why he is able to fight at this level. Sure it was an embarrassing excuse. But how many men do you know that can go toe to toe against a 6'9", almost 300 lbs monster the way he did. Let's give him a break. He just lost his world heavy weight championship title.

  7. loneWolf


    2 hari yang lalu

    But to me he still hold the most beautiful costume in the heavyweight history. i can sure you that

  8. Yahia kamel

    Yahia kamel

    3 hari yang lalu

    Where is the audio proof of this?

  9. Jim Jones

    Jim Jones

    5 hari yang lalu

    He will lose again

  10. King Geedorah

    King Geedorah

    6 hari yang lalu

    Wilder is a victim to himself.

  11. The Wanderer

    The Wanderer

    7 hari yang lalu

    Good thing Wilder doesn’t play Hockey or Football, too much padding and gear to weaken his legs. As for Wilders boxing future, just come out in a nice robe like the old boys, forget these ridiculous costumes and masks.

  12. Ghostown Tx

    Ghostown Tx

    7 hari yang lalu

    That's no excuse

  13. Niners!!!!! AllDay

    Niners!!!!! AllDay

    8 hari yang lalu

    Molly Stupid face in the beginning

  14. Captain Insano Shows no mercy

    Captain Insano Shows no mercy

    9 hari yang lalu ....tooo....heavy...

  15. saheed soleye

    saheed soleye

    9 hari yang lalu

    Wilder the warrior army that can not carried his body armour to the battlefield what a joke haha

  16. Castor Troy

    Castor Troy

    9 hari yang lalu

    Didn’t that fool say he trains with a 45lb weight vest during training???

  17. Jack Buena

    Jack Buena

    9 hari yang lalu

    If Wilder was born in Sparta at the time of King Leonidas. King Leonidas: Raise your shield Deontay. Wilder: With my costume my legs are already dead, and you still want me to raise my shield? King Leonidas: This is Sparta! (Kicks Wilder to the pit.)

  18. Jack Buena

    Jack Buena

    9 hari yang lalu

    A 40 pound costume and for what? So you can look stupid?

  19. TheRealext


    10 hari yang lalu

    Why y’all letting this clueless cat talk on boxing

  20. Matthew Hardin

    Matthew Hardin

    10 hari yang lalu

    Soldiers carry battle rattle in 130 degree heat no excuses.

  21. ᛟᛚᛞ᛫ᚹᚨᛃᛋ


    11 hari yang lalu

    Genuinely surprised he hasn't found a way to blame white people being racist for this loss.

  22. Scott Porter

    Scott Porter

    11 hari yang lalu

    Fury will retire him in their 3rd fight. Or Wilder will go back to fighting bums again

  23. Deren Icke

    Deren Icke

    11 hari yang lalu

    They should ban grappling in boxing. How is it even legal to hold a boxer, tie him up, in boxing...not wrestling

  24. paw0822


    12 hari yang lalu

    Cry me a river. Your chicken legs need a good workout anyways.

  25. Bernie Mac

    Bernie Mac

    12 hari yang lalu

    I like when Stephen gets crazy lol

  26. Kala Spears

    Kala Spears

    13 hari yang lalu

    Ive got pne more thing to say i have the best idea in this world on how to have the best fights and find out in each weight class who,s the best in the world for to me the ufc is not it boxing is closes but NO BARE NUKLE NO BUT IF I EVER GET THE MONEY I PROM UFC BOXING YOUR OVER WITH

  27. Big Bang Boxing News

    Big Bang Boxing News

    13 hari yang lalu

    No coverage of Fury’s floppy gloves or the boar meat failed drug test? Oh biased journalism huh???

    • emmanuel onyebuchi

      emmanuel onyebuchi

      10 hari yang lalu

      Just chill with the L 😂

  28. Chris Blazek

    Chris Blazek

    13 hari yang lalu

    Had serious problems with this lol

  29. John Ingemi

    John Ingemi

    13 hari yang lalu

    wilder just blame it on corona19😷

  30. Sizwe Nombiba

    Sizwe Nombiba

    13 hari yang lalu

    Let's not talk about rumors guys.. Bring the proof and then comment.. We all know people a creative out there and can speak lies about anyone.. If Wilder said this on Twitter or any social network just screenshot..

  31. ej_ soul_jah

    ej_ soul_jah

    13 hari yang lalu

    He looks like carrying a virus with a corona.

  32. Chris Wyatt

    Chris Wyatt

    14 hari yang lalu


  33. Batman


    15 hari yang lalu

    Palms are sweaty knees weak costumes heavy loss in his head already god forgive me

  34. Salmon Van der Wath

    Salmon Van der Wath

    15 hari yang lalu

    Clear and simple, phathetic...

  35. migz121


    16 hari yang lalu

    It wasn't that his outfit / costume was too heavy.......It was his legs were too light ....

  36. looseyourzlf


    17 hari yang lalu

    I used to be a boxer but I took an arrow to the knee .Deontay the elder scrolls

  37. Te Maye

    Te Maye

    18 hari yang lalu

    Piccolo never had an issue

  38. al McDonald

    al McDonald

    18 hari yang lalu

    One thing that always struck me about wilder was his love for his disabled daughter and I think this excuse is for her because lord knows no adult is going to believe it.

  39. Clyde McFarlin

    Clyde McFarlin

    18 hari yang lalu

    All three of Wilder,Smith and Kellerman are cartoons don’t know nothing but run there mouth



    18 hari yang lalu

    Im glad steven kept it real

  41. Cody Chasteen

    Cody Chasteen

    19 hari yang lalu

    Meanwhile, Tyson had 40 extra pounds and beat on you. Lol

  42. Billy Bennett

    Billy Bennett

    20 hari yang lalu

    But he wares 40 lb in training his words? Spakroid

  43. Javier Fernandez

    Javier Fernandez

    21 hari yang lalu

    LMAO.... excuses excuses excuses.... You got whooped... STFU and move on...

  44. Eric George

    Eric George

    21 hari yang lalu

    Wilder loses a ton of respect for being a sore loser.

  45. Martian Manhattan

    Martian Manhattan

    22 hari yang lalu

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="69">1:09</a> Mojahed Guys

  46. Robert Joseph

    Robert Joseph

    23 hari yang lalu

    That's Why You Work out And Stay Healthy And Don't Wanna Interrupt You But As A Fighter/Someone That Trains You Why Ain't You Use Too That Already Wearing A EXCUSE ARMOUR 😂

  47. LaMont Davis

    LaMont Davis

    23 hari yang lalu

    Fury put that WWE wrestling moves on him that weight broke those bird legs

  48. Richard Anderson

    Richard Anderson

    23 hari yang lalu

    Why costumes? To me it lessens the validity of boxing. Now its becoming big time wrestling

  49. chris77777777ify


    23 hari yang lalu

    40 lb is nothing DPD drivers lug 31kg parcels around all day long

  50. Levi Bean

    Levi Bean

    23 hari yang lalu

    lol this makes up for stephen a. trashing cerrone

  51. Anti Scam

    Anti Scam

    23 hari yang lalu

    Give your costume to fury then he will beat you again

  52. jubileejr denya

    jubileejr denya

    24 hari yang lalu

    with all due respects but Mr Wilder just shut up and go train and come back stronger. stop these stupid excuses because actually no one forced you to wear the gear to the ring

  53. MaJ Packs

    MaJ Packs

    24 hari yang lalu

    18kg... common mate 😂

  54. Paominzai Lienthang

    Paominzai Lienthang

    24 hari yang lalu

    i tried watching the full video but when i realised being a boxer and blaming his costume for the loss,i just quit

  55. Charleson Keovphan

    Charleson Keovphan

    24 hari yang lalu

    Tyson's loose gloves? anyone ....

  56. Sergej Gaming

    Sergej Gaming

    25 hari yang lalu

    Hhhhhh man is a disgrace to boxing sports

  57. Lonelylogic


    25 hari yang lalu

    When Deontay was 10 he lost out on trick or treats because his Chewbacca costume weighed him down.

  58. Kring Kung

    Kring Kung

    26 hari yang lalu


  59. Mejulla Rosario

    Mejulla Rosario

    26 hari yang lalu

    Don’t ever mess with JESUS deontay

  60. LordJoJo 88

    LordJoJo 88

    26 hari yang lalu

    "I forgot to implement Tai chi in my warm up" Wilder 2020

  61. Mr Amin

    Mr Amin

    26 hari yang lalu




    27 hari yang lalu

    He's no warrior lmao just a freakish right hand

  63. Andrew Rockwell

    Andrew Rockwell

    27 hari yang lalu

    The fight was rigged! Go to Gematria Effect Sports. Zachary K . Hubbard tells you all how ALL sports are "RIGGED"! I stopped watching all sports. It's for the birds.

  64. Michael Hovsomething

    Michael Hovsomething

    27 hari yang lalu


  65. Shantanu Jain

    Shantanu Jain

    27 hari yang lalu

    Are you kidding me? What a crybaby

  66. Marke Vilfranc

    Marke Vilfranc

    27 hari yang lalu

    Give that man his belt back

  67. Marke Vilfranc

    Marke Vilfranc

    27 hari yang lalu

    So, explain Tyson gloves

    • Marke Vilfranc

      Marke Vilfranc

      23 hari yang lalu

      @MadCarrot what does that mean? What does that have to do with Tyson gloves?

    • MadCarrot


      23 hari yang lalu

      You're black, duh

  68. John Mc Loughlin

    John Mc Loughlin

    27 hari yang lalu

    Wilder said he would go out on his shield in the ring and his trainer took that opportunity away. Thats sound a bit shallow when he also says it was the uniform he was wearing. Wildergives a good performance when fighting run of the mill boxers Physically and emotionally he is a sore loser. He has never faced someone with the boxing IQ of Fury. Wilder looks and looked very ordinary indeed before during and after the fight. Hold your hands up and admit the better man won!!!!

  69. Martin Brook

    Martin Brook

    28 hari yang lalu

    😂😂😂 so embarrassing

  70. Memo Jaramillo

    Memo Jaramillo

    28 hari yang lalu

    I think his draws were a bit heavy after that beating too😂😂😂😂😂😂

  71. Michael Edwards

    Michael Edwards

    28 hari yang lalu

    the man wilder was drugged from the water he drank to make him tired and weak in the rings the evidence is all over the social media plain as day light

  72. Michael Edwards

    Michael Edwards

    28 hari yang lalu

    the water wilder drank was drugged wilder needs a new team

  73. Edgar Dominguez

    Edgar Dominguez

    28 hari yang lalu

    So he skips leg day?

  74. Don Gerra Marco

    Don Gerra Marco

    28 hari yang lalu

    people who never went to the gym and who never did legs on leg day will not understand but yes why did you wear it

  75. SpeedKeed


    28 hari yang lalu

    Should have wore some *Battle* *Ready* *Armor*

  76. King Kyah

    King Kyah

    28 hari yang lalu

    I would believe it more if he said his legs were tired because of Tyson Fury AND the suit. That makes a lot of sense because fury is over 200 pounds and was leaning on him PLUS the costume. I don’t think anyone understands that Fury was almost leaning on Wilder the whole fight!!!!

  77. Adan Delgado

    Adan Delgado

    28 hari yang lalu

    He should of blamed the rapper for taking so long to walk to stage lol

  78. Amazing Ape

    Amazing Ape

    28 hari yang lalu

    Hey Wilder... next training camp should be a week of boxing and conditioning..... the rest should be prep for your walk with your armor.... 3 or 4 weeks should do

  79. John Johnson

    John Johnson

    28 hari yang lalu

    And he was the heaviest he has been in all his career so with the extra 45 pound it would of definitely drained him...

  80. Asif Ifas

    Asif Ifas

    29 hari yang lalu

    Loses one fight totally ends his own career over it.