Could sixteenth, 2021
American heavyweight Christopher Lovejoy channeled compatriot Deontay Wilder when stopped by Mahmoud Charr in Germany on Saturday night time.
The 19-1 puncher, who referred to as himself “The GOAT” regardless of not beating anybody with a pulse, jokingly said his drink might need been spiked.
Wilder gave an identical excuse when dropping to Tyson Fury in February 2020. “The Bronze Bomber” accused folks in his workforce of tampering along with his water.
Subsequently, Wilder fired his coach Mark Breland and has now employed Malik Scott as his substitute.
Lovejoy, who misplaced in two rounds to Champion in Recess Charr, was in a defiant temper after being stopped simply.
“Now that I give it some thought, somebody might have put one thing in my drink,” laughed Lovejoy.
— Christopher Lovejoy (@lovejoyboxing) May 15, 2021
The 37-year-old then turned his consideration to Don King, who had warned Lovejoy to not face Charr or he can be sued as a consequence.
King claimed Lovejoy was underneath contract with him though the fighter said that wasn’t the case.
Following a warning letter from the Corridor of Famer promoter on Friday, Lovejoy responded in sort.
“Stop and Desist! Donald Duck! [Lovejoy’s nickname for King] – The place you at?
“I simply cashed out 200 bands, man. However look, I received a job for you, although. Because you like sending letters, ship one to Good Morning America and inform them I’m probably the most talked about heavyweight in America.
“I’m going to look out for you, homie. I received you.”
Gracious regardless of being hammered in two pathetic rounds through the Cologne bout, Lovejoy gave props to Charr.
“Shout out to The Diamond Boy! This dude got here to combat.
“Final however not least, thanks for giving me the prospect to vary my life. All these different folks simply are speaking. We don’t make it this far the place I’m from.”
Having just one loss on his report, you’d be forgiven for considering Lovejoy may come again to title stage. However taking a better take a look at his report, Lovejoy is already in journeyman territory.
None of his victories is something to jot down residence about, which means gatekeeper standing would even be a stretch for the self-professed “Biggest of All Time”.
This situation would be the solely time in historical past that Lovejoy is ever in comparison with the previous WBC heavyweight champion.
In contrast to Lovejoy, Wilder has taken out first rate opponents throughout his ring tenure.