KSI has shut down Logan Paul’s provide of another rematch after securing a split-decision victory over his American YouTube rival on the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday night time.
The Brit got here into the fight because the underdog however was the busier of the 2 fighters, with two judges scoring it 57-54 and 56-55 in his favour whereas a 3rd had it 56-55 for Paul.
The fight was not with out controversy, with Paul deducted two factors for a late hit after a knockdown whereas the referee missed a knockdown from KSI after a clear punch.
Despite the animosity between the 2 males within the build-up to the fight, they embraced within the ring afterwards – although there shall be no third fight regardless of Paul’s need to make it occur.
Asked if he would really like another rematch, Paul mentioned: ‘Yeah, I’d love to fight KSI, these are the very best moments of my life man.’
That prompted some jeers from the group – who closely supported KSI – and the Brit, who felt he edged their first fight which was dominated as a draw, feels he has already confirmed he is the higher man and advised Paul to transfer into MMA.
Asked the identical query, KSI mentioned bluntly: ‘Na, it’s accomplished. It’s accomplished fam. It is completed. Done. I’m onto the subsequent factor.
‘Hey, you can do MMA – with the wrestling and stuff – you should fight CM Punk. I think that would be a pretty funny fight.’
While KSI was coy on whether or not he can be again within the boxing ring any time quickly, Paul – who claimed he may very well be heavyweight champion in 5 years’ time – isn’t strolling away from the game and was sad with the choice.
Asked if followers will see him again within the ring, Paul added: ‘Yeah you definitely will. I’ll be again. Hey I’m coming for the fee on that. I don’t suppose that was truthful in any respect.’
He added at his press convention: ‘If I were JJ, I would not take that third fight. He got that W today, leave while you can. It is not safe. I’m assured 9 out of 10 instances I beat that guy. Today was not my day.’