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KSI defeated Logan Paul in Los Angeles to win his professional boxing debut

Luke Brown
Sunday 10 November 2019 08:21
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KSI 'respects' Logan Paul following victory in YouTuber boxing match in LA

British YouTube star KSI has won his professional boxing debut by beating his online rival Logan Paul in a six-round cruiserweight bout at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The Londoner won the fight in a split decision, with the three ringside judges scoring the exciting contest 55-56, 57-54 and 56-55.

Both men were sent tumbling to the canvas in a wild fight, but KSI prevailed after Paul was controversially deducted two points for holding and hitting in an exciting fourth round.

The pair first fought last year in Manchester but a “majority draw” was declared after six rounds.

“Last time I was scared to fight,” said KSI, whose real name is Olajide Olayinka Williams JJ Olatunji, after the match. “This time I just went in. I just kept going and going He couldn’t deal with my jabs. I got him.”

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