KSI reveals the major mistake that stopped him beating Logan Paul in first fight

‘When it comes to me figuring out how he fights and how to cancel him out, it’s all sorted,’ KSI said

Adam Hamdani
Thursday 10 October 2019 19:15
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KSI has explained the major mistake he made in his first fight against Logan Paul.

The pair fought to a majority draw in the amateur ranks in front of 18,000 at the Manchester Arena last year.

Paul started the fight better than his British opponent but tired in the later rounds, with KSI’s natural athleticism proving invaluable to earn him a draw.

With both men coming from a YouTube background, they are used to carrying a camera around most days.

And KSI believes that posting too much online may well have been the thing that stopped him gaining victory.

“We’ve just changed a lot of things,” he told JD Sports.

“We saw his strengths, we saw his weaknesses and we’ve gone ham (hard as a mother******) with it.

“The last fight, we were in the unknown, we didn’t know what we were dealing with, what we were working with.

“I felt like I showed too much footage with the last fight, that helped him a lot in his favour.

“So this time I’m not showing anything – maybe a few pads here and there.

“When it comes to me figuring out how he fights and how to cancel him out, it’s all sorted.”

The two online stars meet at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California next month and this time, it’s as professionals.

WBO super-middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders is on the undercard alongside lightweight talent Devin Haney, with more young fighters set to be announced for the card.

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