Deontay Wilder out of hospital but left with broken hand after Tyson Fury defeat as trainer calls for time off

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Deontay Wilder suffered a broken bone in his hand during his defeat to Tyson Fury, but has been discharged from hospital.

Saturday’s momentous heavyweight title fight saw both boxers hit the canvas before the Bronze Bomber was floored for good in the 11th round.

As Fury celebrated his second victory over the American in their trilogy of clashes, Wilder was whisked away from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for precautionary checks.

Trainer Malik Scott has confirmed that his fighter was able to leave hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning with a broken hand and a cut lip.

Watch: Where does Tyson Fury’s win leave the world heavyweight scene?

Scott told ES News: “He’s good, he’s up in his room. I took him up to his room afterwards. He saw the doctor but everything is cool. He’s got a busted lip and broken his hand - broken his finger, his knuckle or something like that.”

Wilder angered Fury immediately after the fight by refusing to shake his opponent’s hand, having launched a number of accusations against the Brit ahead of their meeting.

But former heavyweight star Scott distanced himself from the incident and declared himself in awe of Fury’s talent ahead of a possible unification clash next year. He also hopes to see 35-year-old Wilder take a step back from the ring following the gruelling trilogy.

He said: “Life goes on, Fury I assume will get the [Oleksandr] Usyk shot which would be good. I really don’t want Deontay talking about boxing or doing anything with boxing for quite some time, I want him to get some rest after this.

“Even after the last fight he was so worked up in training and was just excited and so happy with the arbitration, he never really got to rest. He deserves a good rest and we’ll make sure he gets it. I’m going to head down to Tuscaloosa in a couple of days just to spend some time with him.”

Scott added: “I’ve always said [Fury] is not good, he’s very very good - damn near great. After tonight I’m going to consider him a great fighter.

“Much respect to him, to SugarHill [Steward, Fury’s trainer], to his whole family and wife and kids.”

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