Judge Robert Tapper scored the fight 114-112 for Fury, while Alejandro Rochin favored Wilder 115-111.
"I think with the two knockdowns I definitely won the fight", Wilder said.
Just coming back after three years out, and suffering with depression and suicidal thoughts, as well as drug and alcohol addictions and a suspension because of drugs, Fury had performed a miracle to come back to the ring.
"It happened to me and I knew it was going to happen to him".
Speaking as a pundit for BT Sport Box Office, Lewis said: "They need to get some good judges, these judges were bad".
"I came here and fought my heart out - he [Wilder] is the second best heavyweight behind me".
Wilder and Fury fought to a split draw Saturday night, with Wilder retaining his WBC heavyweight title after knocking down his British challenger twice.
With just two minutes left in the fight, Wilder buckled Fury's knees with a right hand and knocked him senseless with a flawless left on the way down.
After exchanging harsh words in the leadup to the fight, both men were full of praise for each other following the final bell and were eager for a rematch.
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Following the decision, both men said they thought they did enough to eke out the win.
"We can only do our best in that ring, no matter what anyone says, Deontay is a great champion", Fury said.
"Many men probably wouldn't have gotten up from the knockdown but I did and that's what it is".
Fury, fighting for the third time this year with 26-year-old trainer Ben Davison in his corner, also had former boxing champion Ricky Hatton and seven-time Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach in his corner. Halfway through the round, Fury began to fight back, swinging and holding until the controversial end.
Getting a draw in a foreign land while hitting the deck twice has to feel like a win for Fury. I wasn't hurt. I did not sit still, I was too hesitant, I started overthrowing the right hand.
The triumvirate of Anthony Joshua, Wilder and Fury promise some great bouts at heavyweight in the years ahead.
Instead, the main talking point from a thrilling contest was Fury's miraculous recovery after being knocked down by Wilder in the 12th round.
Late in the round, Fury threw his hands in the air and wagged his tongue, imploring Wilder to come at him. "The respect was mutual".
Wilder, who also had Fury on the deck in the ninth round, was adamant he had won. From our side we want that undisputed fight ASAP, and that's Deontay Wilder in April 13 at Wembley. It doesn't matter to me where we do it.