KSI vs Tommy Fury tale of the tape: How YouTuber and Love Island star compare ahead of huge fight
KSI and Tommy Fury are on the verge of sharing the ring with one another.
Talks over a clash between the social media sensations – who have traded verbal jabs on Twitter – have rumbled on for the last few weeks.
GETTYKSI and Tommy Fury are on the verge of fighting one another[/caption]
GETTYThe pair took part in a heated face-off after KSI’s controversial win over Joe Fournier[/caption]
SUNSPORTHow KSI and Tommy Fury stack up ahead of their potential showdown[/caption]
And the fight moved a huge step closer to coming to fruition last weekend with KSI‘s controversial second-round knockout of Joe Fournier.
KSI and Fury were separated by security after their heated post-fight face-off – which has only served to increase the intrigue in the fight in the influencer boxing fan base.
So SunSport thought it’d only be right to break down the pair’s seemingly imminent showdown.
KSI vs Tommy Fury breakdown
Father Time is on the side of former Love Island star Fury in this battle.
Fury is five years KSI’s junior having just turned 24 earlier this month.
KSI – real name Olajide Olatunji – will turn 30 on June 19.
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GETTYKSI is nearly six years Tommy Fury’s senior[/caption]
Fury is the clear winner when it comes to experience having been immersed in boxing from a very young age.
TNT has had nine professional fights to KSI’s sole officially sanctioned contest against Logan Paul in 2019.
KSI, has, however, managed to pick four wins on the influencer exhibition circuit.
Tommy Fury has had significantly more professionally-sanctioned bouts than KSIGETTY
The physical side of this match-up is pretty even with both men standing at a solid six feet.
Fury, however, has the advantage when it comes to reach – boasting arms which extend a solid 80 inches.
And he almost weighs half a stone more than the wirey but ripped KSI having tipped the scale at 184.5lbs for his last outing.
ALAMYTommy Fury is the more musclebound fighter and has a longer reach[/caption]
Both men have yet to taste defeat in their careers – although Fury has faced markedly tougher competition than YouTuber-turned-boxer KSI.
KSI will enter the bout with Fury, should it come to fruition, on the back of a second-round KO of Fournier – which came courtesy of an illegal elbow.
Fury, meanwhile, scored the biggest win of his own career in February with a split-decision victory over Jake Paul in Saudi Arabia.
GETTYKSI knocked out Joe Fournier in his last outing[/caption]
GETTYTommy Fury beat bitter rival Jake Paul in February[/caption]
KSI’s younger brother -Deji – is well known in his own right having also smashed the YouTube and gaming scene.
Tommy, meanwhile, is the younger brother of none other than WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury.