Tommy Fury will be returning to action for the first time since handing Jake Paul his first defeat. The other Paul brother will be featured in this return as well.
It was a long time coming, when Fury finally faced off against the younger Paul brother in the squared circle. After years of build up and multiple canceled fights, they finally met in the ring, with the Englishman handing the YouTuber his first defeat as a pro.
Tommy Fury vs KSI Set For October 14th
Now Tommy Fury is set to return to action for the first time since that February showdown. Not only that, but he is going from one YouTuber to another.
Reports emerged that the younger brother of heavyweight boxing champ Tyson Fury, will face off against fellow UK native KSI. The two unbeaten fighters are set to throw down on October 14th, in Manchester, streaming on DAZN pay-per-view.
“OCTOBER 14TH, I’m doing what Jake Paul couldn’t and beating Tommy Fury on the biggest night in crossover boxing history, at Manchester’s AO Arena, live on DAZN PPV on the PRIME CARD!” KSI wrote on X.
OCTOBER 14TH, I’m doing what Jake Paul couldn’t and beating Tommy Fury on the biggest night in crossover boxing history, at Manchester’s AO Arena, live on DAZN PPV on the PRIME CARD!#KSIFury | @mf_daznxseries | @PrimeHydrate | @kickstreaming | @Stake | @DAZNBoxing pic.twitter.com/Nf6EX4aMRo
— ksi (@KSI) July 30, 2023
In addition to the fight between Fury and KSI, it was also previously reported that former KSI opponent and the older brother of Jake Paul, Logan, will also appear on this event. At this time, it is still unclear who he will face in this event.
🥊 ANNOUNCED: KSI will face Tommy Fury on Oct 14th at Manchester Arena. Logan Paul also on the card, opponent TBC.
— Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) July 30, 2023
If this is a professional contest, it will be the first time KSI has competed in a pro bout since beating Logan Paul in his debut in 2019, but it marks his third fight of the year, with the other two being exhibitions. As for Tommy Fury, he will put his 9-0 record on the line by taking on this challenge.