“It’s Slightly Worrying”: With Less Than A Week Left In Fight, Tommy Fury Mimicking KSI’s Style In Recent Clip Draws Scathing Responses From Fans

Published 10/08/2023, 5:34 PM EDT

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On the 14th of October, a bustling AO Arena will witness Tommy Fury and KSI enter the ring to show their boxing prowess against each other. Tommy Fury fights KSI months after he gave Jake Paul his career’s first loss. On the other hand, rapper-turned-boxer KSI has not had a big-profile matchup for a while now. In the pursuit to prove his relevance in the boxing realm, he took up a fight against a boxer who also gave his biggest rival ‘The Problem Child’ his first loss.

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Ever since his debut in 2018, Fury has won all his fights. and in his upcoming bout, he will be looking to make it 10-0. Safe to say, as a professional boxer, fighting influencer-turned-boxers is proving to be quite lucrative for him. And, with the KSI fight, one thing is for sure, he will take home a hefty paycheck. With weeks left for this fight, the British boxer took jabs at his upcoming opponent’s fighting style. In response? He had some harsh criticism coming his way.

Tommy Fury Mimicks KSI’s Fighting Style; Fans have a mixed response

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Recently a video emerged on the internet that featured ‘TNT’ mimicking his opponent’s boxing style. Mockingly, he can be seen throwing a looping overhand just like the ‘Nightmare’ does. He also made fun of his footwork. Talking about the YouTube sensation, he said, “That’s literally what he does, is it not?” The video caught the attention of the X-verse, and the boxing fans had a field day.

Channeling the sentiment through a question, a fan wondered what it would be like if KSI won implementing the same style.

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Another fan thought TNT was better at this style than the Nightmare himself.

However, another user sided with the younger Fury brother. They thought his impression of KSI was accurate.

A fan pointed out that the fighter, in his impression of ‘JJ’, was stiff and slow.

In the video, the fighter also asked what would happen if KSI went with the same boxing acumen against the likes of Mike Tyson and Canelo Alvarez. This comparison of him with such legends did not go well with a fan.

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The world will watch it all unfold at Manchester’s AO Arena. Come 14th October, KSI gets the opportunity to provide an answer to Tommy Fury’s scathing attacks on his boxing prowess. But the question remains, will KSI be able to get the better of more experienced professional boxer Tommy Fury? Will he bring a variation to his boxing style and surprise ‘TNT’ with a boxing masterclass?

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What do you think of Fury’s imitation of KSI? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Mohammed Shafiulla

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Mohammed Shafiulla is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. With a background as a freelance journalist, he has covered a wide array of subjects before finding his niche at ES. Armed with a double major in journalism and literature, he brings a unique and insightful perspective to the sport of Boxing, highlighting its rich history and enduring appeal.
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