Deontay Wilder slams boxing saying ‘It's dangerous, politics, cheating’ and will take psychedelic DRUGS to decide future | The Sun
DEONTAY Wilder had claimed he will turn to psychedelics to help him decide whether or not to hang up his gloves.
And the Bronze Bomber lashed out at boxing bosses for creating a ‘dangerous’ world of ‘politics and cheating’.
Wilder last stepped into the ring back in October for his trilogy fight against Tyson Fury.
He was brutally dispatched by a huge Fury right-hand in the 11th round of the gruelling heavyweight slugfest.
But he is set to return against Robert Helenius over the weekend – as he looks to bounce back from defeat.
And the fighter, 36, has revealed he was planning to turn to Ayahuasca – a South American psychedelic brew – to help him decide his next steps before his return was finalised.
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He told the Byron Scott Podcast back in February: "I'm thinking about doing Ayahuasca.
“That's gonna be my decision making process… Boxing's put a bad taste because of what it's done to me.
“It's dangerous, politics, cheating… I still have love for the sport though."
Promoter Eddie Hearn had been talking up the veteran Derek Chisora as a potential opponent should Wilder choose to step back into the ring.
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But the Matchroom Boxing chief appeared to perform a U-turn on that suggestion after witnessing Del Boy’s lopsided defeat at the hands of Joseph Parker.
Parker has since been mooted as a possible foe as he eyes his own American Dream to follow in the footsteps of pal Fury.
Although his chances suffered a knock when he was defeated by Joe Joyce in a thrilling bout.
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