Logan Paul blames KSI loss on having a cold: ‘It took away my killer instinct’

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KSI and Logan Paul boxing rematch
gained honest and sq. (Picture: Getty Images)

has the right clarification for his defeat towards KSI of their boxing rematch – he’s been affected by a chilly.

The YouTube star suffered a loss within the fierce battle towards his British opponent on the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday night time, with KSI taking the victory from a break up resolution.

But Logan, 24, says the defeat isn’t a big shock to him as he’s been feeling poorly the previous few days.

Speaking at a press convention after the battle, Logan advised reporters: ‘I think nine out of 10 times I beat JJ. Tonight was the night that one out 10 times. Can you hear my voice? I’m sick. I awoke sick. I’ve been sick for the previous three days.

‘First thing I did this morning was sneeze, three times. I’ve been sneezing all through the entire day.’

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The YouTuber recalled how he requested his coach Shannon Briggs whether or not he may take Ibuprofen earlier than the battle, however was suggested to not as it could ‘mess up’ his coronary heart price.

Instead, Logan ‘tried to push through it’ and ‘hoped [his] adrenalin would take care of the sickness’.

KSI and Logan Paul boxing rematch
Logan says KSI ‘got off the hook’ on account of his chilly (Picture: Getty Images)

Explaining how his sickness may need affected his efficiency within the ring, Logan continued: ‘If I’m being trustworthy with you, it took away that killer intuition that I’ve had this entire two months in sparring. That is the worst efficiency that I’ve had within the final two months.

‘Something changed today. I had a talk with my brother backstage and we got a little emotional, it’s like there’s one thing in me that has a drawback taking it from 99 to 100 and crossing that ending line in boxing and wanting to harm the person within the ring.’

Despite months of stress, Logan was a gracious loser and prolonged the olive department, stating: ‘ I’ll discuss in entrance of the media and at press conferences all day and say I wish to damage JJ, however let’s be trustworthy, I hope JJ is alive and f***ing properly for the remainder of his life.

‘I don’t know if I’m that animal, or not less than at this time anyway I wasn’t. He received off the hook.’

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Well, that’s a flip up for the books.

KSI, 26, was additionally gracious in his win and mentioned after the battle: ‘You’re a large man. You made me work at this time. Thank you for a good battle, bro.’

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