Deji stopped Fousey within the third round of their contest to snap his three-fight losing streak. KSI’s brother got here into the fight having lost all three of his previous boxing bouts against Jake Paul, Vinnie Hacker, and Alex Wassabi.
But on the night, the YouTube star was a totally different beast as he slipped and ripped his option to victory. Within the opening round, Deji began off proceedings with a punishing straight left from the southpaw stance that set the precedent for the remainder of the fight.
Jabbing and moving, the web sensation showed a poise and control few have mastered within the YouTube boxing scene. His judgement of range and distance impressed as he showed the qualities of a solid novice boxer.
After round one it was clear there was a gulf in talent, Fousey struggled to put a glove on the Brit and was sent stumbling backwards on greater than occasion from a thudding jab. Deji’s lead hand continued to cause problems for the American in the next round as swelling began to point out around his left eye.
Then, at the top of the second, Fousey was sent to the canvas by a pointy jab straight down the pipe. Despite a spirited effort within the third, Fousey was eventually stopped when the towel was thrown in following one other ram-rodding shot.
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