Following their trilogy, Deontay Wilder has been handed a six-month medical ban until 8 April.
The ban was given to him by the Nevada State Athletic Fee after his knockout loss to Tyson Fury for the WBC title.
The ban comes because the Alabama-born American will get set for surgical procedure in his damaged hand, following his defeat by Tyson Fury.
Equally, Fury has been given a 45-day suspension, the UK Solar reported.
Wilder was knocked out by Fury within the eleventh spherical of their thrilling trilogy battle in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
The Bronze Bomber put Fury down on the canvas twice within the fourth however was unable to capitalise because the Gypsy King went on to retain his WBC heavyweight title.
Wilder’s co-manager, Shelly Finkel, has revealed that the Bronze Bomber may have an operation subsequent week after breaking a bone in his hand.
‘Deontay broke his right hand behind the third knuckle and he has to have that fixed next week,’ Finkel informed The Solar.
‘He has to have surgery, the knuckle is OK, it’s the bone behind the knuckle that broke. He’s sore however he was OK, he was dwelling yesterday.
‘He’s therapeutic and at this level, if all the things is OK, after the hand surgical procedure he’ll most likely look to enter the ring mid subsequent yr, like April or Might.