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“No Real Boxing Fans Watch This Rubbish”: Fans React as Brawl Breaks Out Between Idris Virgo and Tommy Fury

Published 05/13/2023, 10:33 PM EDT

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In an unprecedented turn of events, at the KSI vs. Joe Fournier event, a brawl broke out between Idris Virgo and Tommy Fury. Before the decision of Anthony Taylor and Salt Papi was announced, Idris Virgo confronted Tommy Fury which resulted in the brawl. Other than being boxers, both Fury and Virgo are former Love Island stars who share a history.

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According to Fury, Virgo is a “bum” and needs a “payday“. Likewise, Fury believes Virgo confronted ‘TNT’ at KSI vs. Joe Fournier. Reportedly, the duo engaged in a headlock and a crowd of people separated them ringside. Like Fury, Virgo is also an undefeated boxer in the sport. While Fury has nine victories, Virgo has registered twelve victories already. However, while Fury has won 4 of his bouts via a knockout, Virgo has only 2 KO victories in the sport.

Fans react as Tommy Fury engages in a brawl at KSI vs. Joe Fournier event


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Tommy Fury and KSI recently expressed their desire to fight each other. While KSI declared he would beat Tommy Fury, the latter branded the CEO of Misfits Boxing as someone as delusional as Jake Paul. Hence, when KSI was sharing the ring with Fournier, a ranked boxer, Fury had to witness the fight. However, little did Fury know that he would go through a brawl ringside. Following Michael Benson’s tweet on the same, several people offered their views.

According to one fan, “This is why no real boxing fans watch this rubbish. Oh no YouTubers fighting. 😕”


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Meanwhile, one said, “Boxing has become such a laughing stock of sport.” In addition, they thought it was embarrassing that KIS vs. Fournier was PPV.

On the other hand, someone spoke about seeing John Fury calm for the first time.

On the other end, someone commented, “Not one punch thrown 🤣🤣🤣🤣.


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Finally, one user was of the view that “Anyone that covers or promotes pro boxing and does this too must be broke or desperate or both.


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What is your reaction to the brawl between Tommy Fury and Idris Virgo? Do you think the duo will share the ring? Let us know in the comments below.

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Samrat Sardar

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Samrat Sardar is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. As an experienced commercial writer and athlete himself, Samrat brings a unique perspective and a deep passion for boxing to his work. He holds a post-graduation degree and has over 800 articles to his credit.