Live results: Fury wins by majority decision over KSI (57-57, 57-56, 57-56)
The celebrity boxing scene is in full effect this weekend as Misfits & DAZN present X Series 10, The Prime Card, featuring a main event amongst two internet sensations. YouTuber KSI is scheduled for six rounds against english boxer and reality TV personality Tommy Fury this Saturday, October 14 live from AO Arena in Manchester, England.
The main card is slated for a 2 p.m. ET start, with the KSI-Fury main event projected for 5:50 p.m. ET. It will stream live on DAZN.
KSI (5-0-1, 4 KOs) has made waves through social media and enters as one of the faces of celebrity boxing. KSI defeated Logan Paul by split decision in his 2019 professional debut. The 30-year-old has steamrolled through opposing internet influencers en route to this step up in competition against Fury.
Fury (9-0, 4 KOs) enters after defeating Jake Paul by split decision in February. The 23-year-old has fought a number of low-ranked professionals and now looks to add another social media fighter to his wins list. He is the younger brother of heavyweight titleholder Tyson Fury.
There are no fight odds currently posted at DraftKings Sportsbook.
KSI vs. Tommy Fury round-by-round results
Round 1: KSI 10-9
Early flurry from Fury and KSI connect with a huge right hand. Fury was not ready for it. This is a classic grudge match with tussling and grappling. Fury with two hits to the back of KSI and he momentarily regathers himself. Each time Fury walks forward KSI hugs him.
Round 2: KSI 10-8 (KSI 20-17)
Good right hand early in the round from Fury. One point deducted from Fury due to a hit to the back of KSI’s head. Poor fight so far, tons of clinching and not much impactful movement.
Round 3: Fury 10-9 (KSI 29-27)
Sloppy boxing, but Fury finally connects a right hand his best of the fight. Referee has to do a better job of breaking up the clenches. Fury earns his first round with some relaxed punches.
Round 4: Fury 10-9 (KSI 38-37)
Nice jab from Fury and like most of the fight plenty of clenching. KSI not throwing any punches resorting to a duck and clench each time Fury steps forward. The point deduction could impact this outcome.
Round 5: KSI 10-9 (KSI 48-46)
More punches being thrown on the inside. No rhythm in this bout, again continuous clenching. Fury as an experienced boxer should be fighting better than this. KSI looks a little gassed and has been given a warning on the repeated clenches.
Round 6: Fury 10-9 (KSI 57-55)
Right hand from Fury. More clenching. Guys I’m snoring at this point. Kudos to Internet personalities stepping into the ring, but this was a tough bout to watch.