Two of the most talked about names in the sport of boxing in recent years, KSI and Tommy Fury have finally agreed a blockbuster fight to take place on 14th October - we've got everything you need to know ahead of the bout.
KSI has been a major part in the shift in boxing towards celebrities, whereas Fury represents a more traditional version of the sport, so whatever happens it will be an enthralling clash of styles.
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KSI v Tommy Fury will take place on 14th October 2023.
The official fight time for KSI v Tommy Fury is currently unknown, but the bout will take place at a suitable time for a UK audience - with ring walks likely at around 22:00.
KSI v Tommy Fury will take place at the AO Arena in Manchester, the home city of the latter fighter.
The contracted weight for the KSI v Fury fight is 183lbs, with no rehydration clause included!
The pair had a public row after KSI accused Fury of trying to raise the weight from 180lbs to 185lbs, before coming to a compromise at 183lbs.
The fight between KSI and Tommy Fury will be available for pay-per-view consumption exclusively on DAZN.
There will be no belts on the line in this exhibition bout between KSI and Tommy Fury.
General sale tickets were made available on Friday 25th August, and sold out almost immediately!
There are a handful of VIP tickets left, with tickets available for between £1000 and £2000.
Standard ticket prices started off at £40, and any remaining tickets can be accessed via Ticketmaster.
KSI has fought in a range of boxing matches, with his first bout in 2018 being an amateur bout against fellow YouTuber Joe Weller, which ended as a third-round knockout success.
The 30-year-old then fought Logan Paul in an amateur bout in August of 2018, which was declared a draw.
The pair met again in a professional bout in Los Angeles in 2019, which KSI won by split decision after six rounds. The pair now run drinks brand Prime together.
Following that, KSI fought his next bout as an exhibition, beating Swarmz by knockout in August 2022 and then beating Luis Alcarez Pineda on the same night.
The London-born fighter then beat FaZe Temperrr in an exhibition in January of this year, securing a knockout in the first round.
A controversial win over Joe Fournier followed in a May exhibition, with KSI originally declared winner by knockout before it was found that an accidental elbow strike had caused the win, ruling the fight a no contest.
Tommy Fury has had nine professional fights and is unbeaten in those bouts.
He made his debut against Jevgenijs Andrejevs in 2018, winning on points.
Fury then secured wins against Callum Ide, Przemyslaw Binienda, Genadij Krajevskij and Scott Williams by knockout across 2019, 2020 and 2021, before beating Jordan Grant on points in June 2021.
The 24-year-old then beat Anthony Taylor on the undercard of the bout between Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley.
Fury then followed that up with a win over Daniel Bocianski on the undercard of his brother Tyson’s heavyweight world title defence against in April 2022.
The Mancunian then beat YouTuber Jake Paul in February this year in Saudi Arabia after a protracted build up, taking him into the world of celebrity boxing.
It has been announced that KSI's Prime business partner Logan Paul will be fighting as part of a double main event in Manchester on 14th October, with the American influencer's opponent being confirmed as MMA star Dillon Dannis.
|KSI v Tommy Fury||183lbs exhibition bout|
|Logan Paul v Dillon Dannis||Cruiserweight bout|
|TBC v TBC||TBC|
|TBC v TBC||TBC|
|TBC v TBC||TBC|