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Deontay Wilder sues mother, claims 'tainted' breast milk caused skinny legs

Former WBC heavyweight champion of the world, Deontay Wilder, is suing his own mother in the wake of his defeat to Tyson Fury.

Following his crushing seven round beat down at the hands of Fury back in February, the 34-year-old American had been unusually quiet in recent months. But in the past few days, Wilder has launched a series of scathing attacks on Tyson Fury and his camp, and even his own (now former) trainer, Mark Breland. Wilder posted a video on his Instagram page, suggesting Fury had egg weights in his gloves and that Breland spiked his water with some sort of "muscle relaxant", which weakened him during the fight, adding to his previous claims, including an undisclosed pre-fight injury and his ring walk costume being too heavy.

And now the 'Bronze Bomber' has his sights set on another target: his mother, Deborah Wilder. The Alabama boxer believes that the root of his defeat against the 'Gypsy King' is down to 'suspect' breast milk provided by his own mother in the key developmental stages of his life.

Wilder claims the breast milk provided by his mother when he was a baby was tainted with some sort of "muscle suppressing drug", resulting in the severe underdevelopment of his legs.

Wilder confirmed the claim on the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) podcast, asserting: "From as early as I can remember my legs have felt unsteady, like there was something wrong with them. They're not in proportion to the rest of my body at all."