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Shannon Briggs slams KSI’s ‘disgusting’ win and sends message to Viddal Riley

Shannon Briggs with Logan Paul before KSI fight
’s coach has criticised the choice to dock his fighter two factors (Picture: Getty)

Shannon Briggs has slammed the refereeing in ’s victory over Logan Paul on the Staples Center on Saturday night time, whereas he drew a line beneath his feud with Viddal Riley.

KSI took a split-decision victory, although the struggle was not with out controversy with Paul docked two factors by skilled referee Jack Reiss for hitting KSI behind the top after knocking him to the canvass.

That proved decisive, with KSI profitable by only a single level on one of many choose’s scorecards, and Briggs was livid afterwards.

KSI and Logan Paul shake hands in the ring after their pro debut fight at Staples Center
KSI edged an entertaining struggle by split-decision on Saturday night time (Picture: Getty)

Asked concerning the struggle, he advised reporters: ‘I believed he did nice, however the referee shagged us with the 2 factors.

‘That hurt us, that hurt our momentum, gave KSI a break. Jack was out of pocket for that one. It changed everything. [Logan] would have won.’

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He continued to IFL TV: ‘I believed Logan began sluggish, however he received to work, he dropped him, he was the higher boxer, the higher method. He was just below the climate. I believed he received the struggle.

‘Those two points were disgusting. I don’t know what the hell occurred. I don’t know what received in to Jack to take two factors. The guy had 30 minutes to get better.

‘He was dirty, he was swinging wild, hitting my man in the back of the head all the time. And yet Jack thought [Logan] was being dirty, that’s not proper. I odor a rat. Let’s go champ.’

Shannon Briggs unhappy with referee in KSI v Logan Paul fight
Former heavyweight champ Briggs was not proud of referee Jack Reiss (Picture: Getty)

Briggs’ bitter rivalry with KSI’s coach Viddal threatened to overshadow the struggle, with the 2 clashing repeatedly within the build-up, however he says their feud is now water beneath the bridge.

He added: ‘Yeah it’s cool, it’s cool. Viddal’s a superb child, he’s going to be a superb fighter sooner or later. I’m wanting ahead to watching his profession. Let’s go champ.’

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