Following Deontay Wilder's brutal knockout of Artur Szpilka tonight on Showtime, Tyson Fury, considered the real world heavyweight champion, invaded/was invited into the ring to speak his mind, and what ensued was a classic pro wrestling angle, where Wilder, who had become a respected babyface with tonight's win, was confronted by a big-talking heel.
Here's a piece of the verbal showdown, which kicked off even more after this:
Wilder (36-0, 35 KO) repeatedly called out Fury (25-0, 18 KO) for "acting," and even at one point said, "This isn't wrestling, this isn't WWE." He offered to go to Fury's backyard, and Fury offered to go to Wilder's. Whatever you think of Fury, he knows how to sell a fight, and he did that in a big way here. He didn't just bow out of the ring after his team in front of the mic was over, he made a major show out of wanting to fight through security, taking off his suit jacket like Ric Flair and going wild. Wilder was one Jerry Lawler dropping the straps away from this really going insane.
What did you think of the confrontation? Did you enjoy the theatrics of it all, or are you a fuddy duddy and you hate fun?