VIDEO: KSI Exposes Logan Paul’s Chin in an Intriguing Clash

Published 05/31/2021, 10:30 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 09: Referee Jack Reiss deducts 2 points from the score card of Logan Paul (red/white/blue shorts) after he punched KSI (black/red shorts) after a knock down in their pro debut fight at Staples Center on November 9, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. KSI won by decision. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)


Logan Paul, the Internet celebrity turned boxer, was defeated by KSI in their sensational rematch in 2019. Despite that, ‘The Maverick’ hasn’t left boxing and will face Floyd Mayweather next.

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0-1 as a professional, Paul fought KSI under pro boxing guidelines, and they boxed till the final bell. Although KSI attained a split decision win, he cracked ‘The Maverick’ several times, even scoring a knockdown in round three.

That punch has cast doubts over Paul’s chin. Here’s a look back at KSI and Logan Paul, to analyze the knockdown.

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Following a popular amateur bout in their original clash, Matchroom ecstatically set up the rematch. The six-round cruiserweight main event received global attention and was a perfect stage for two YouTubers to enter a professional ride.

Despite both men having the ability to entertain their fans on social media, the fight had much more in store. In round three, KSI and Paul got involved in a brutal scrap that turned out to be costly for ‘The Maverick’. The former unloaded some bombarding shots on Paul, who could do nothing but absorb those hits.

KSI took Paul to the ropes and landed a right hand on his head. Although Logan Paul tried to hug his rival, he couldn’t remain on his feet. It was a proper knockdown.

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Meanwhile, KSI had also targeted Paul’s chin and revealed a lot of flaws in his rival’s game. He became the aggressor and dominated the fight. Despite that, he couldn’t claim the stoppage and the win to boot.

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After the fight, KSI showed very little intention to continue in boxing. However, Logan Paul is still relevant in the mix. Hence, KSI’s performance would remain a blueprint for several of Logan Paul’s future rivals.

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Do you think ‘The Maverick’ will be able to go to the distance against Floyd Mayweather on June 6? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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