Some are calling it the ‘Battle of Nandos’ while others ‘Chicken Gate’. It’s seems to be the big story this morning in the boxing world and one that has caused a stir.
Some have made reference to the whole joke aspect of it, while others have pointed to the whole thing as being childish.
Whatever your view might be, this outside the ring melee has definitely made this weekend’s proceedings in boxing a bit bigger.
Such is the hype-driven era in boxing we now live in.
Here’s some of the reaction this morning from around the world of boxing to last night’s strange happenings in Belfast:
Tyson Fury, John Fury, Deontay Wilder, Billy Joe Saunders and a quarter lemon & herb, all in Belfast at the same time. You can’t make this stuff up.
— Kugan Cassius (@KuganCassius) August 17, 2018
Saunders throwing chicken at wilder in nandos mad cunt lol
— The Rook Dalton (@TheDaltonator90) August 17, 2018
?♂️ Tell you what, if this Saunders/Wilder/Nando’s story is actually true, then the sport of boxing has officially peaked.
— Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) August 17, 2018
Billy Joe Saunders chicken attack on Deontay Wilder – Benny Hill Mix ?♂️? pic.twitter.com/c3fnYzOsbd
— EditinKing Boxing ? (@EditinKing) August 17, 2018
Billy Joe Saunders throwing chicken at Deontay Wilder in Nandos. ?
Shannon Briggs hasnt even turned up yet either.
— UltraTechSportsRAW (@UltraTechSports) August 17, 2018
Billy Joe Saunders is just after hitting Wilder in the head with half a chicken in Nando’s there pic.twitter.com/aICm5ODjGY
— Paddy (@IsMisePaddy) August 17, 2018
Waking up to the news of Billy Joe Saunders throwing a chicken at Deontay Wilder in Nando’s last night ? You couldn’t write this stuff ? #TWBW
— World Boxing Wall (@WorldBoxingWall) August 18, 2018
Only in Belfast will u see BJ Saunders throw half a chicken at Wilder in Nandos and wilder chased him down Dublin road ????
— McKeown (@McK30wn) August 17, 2018