Deontay Wilder’s claim his walkout costume cost the fight against Tyson Fury left British heavyweight Dillian Whyte in stitches.
The American was stopped in the seventh round by the Gypsy King after being knocked down twice.
Wilder was rushed to hospital soon after the fight with a reported burst eardrum.
But the Bronze Bomber claimed this week his loss was down to the outfit he wore walking out at the MGM Grand, which weighed in at 45lb.
And footage has emerged of Whyte, who has regularly challenged the American, giving no sympathy.
In an interview with Sky Sports Boxing, the Brit starts sniggering with a cheeky smile on his face after the question is asked.
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“Sorry, I’m just laughing because he got beaten up so bad,” the Brit says.
And he bursts into fits of loud laughter, leaning forwards and backwards before holding his hands to his head.
All the interviewer can do is laugh awkwardly as the heavyweight enjoys the moment.
This footage has been viewed more than 60,000 times since it was shared on Instagram on Tuesday.
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And fans were also in stitches at Whyte’s reaction.
“This just made my day,” one said.
Another commented: “I literally burst out laughing.”
While a third simply added: “Belly laughing.”
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Speaking to Yahoo Sports, Wilder said: “He didn’t hurt me at all, but the simple fact is that my uniform was way too heavy for me.
“I didn’t have no legs from the beginning of the fight.
“In the third round, my legs were just shot all the way through.
“But I’m a warrior and people know that I’m a warrior.
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“It could easily be told that I didn’t have legs or anything.
“A lot of people were telling me, ‘It looked like something was wrong with you.’ Something was, but when you’re in the ring, you have to bluff a lot of things.”
Talk has already turned to a rematch between the pair, with Wilder set for a return in April.
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