KSI is an enormous underdog heading into his battle with Tommy Fury on Saturday evening in Manchester.
The pair will sq. off in the primary occasion of Misfits Boxing’s Prime Card, which additionally options Logan Paul vs Dillon Danis.
Following his victory over Jake Paul in February, Fury is understandably favoured to emerge victorious.
Nevertheless, there are some notable names backing KSI to tug off the upset.
Tyson Fury is after all backing his brother, however Anthony Joshua has achieved some filming with KSI in latest weeks.
Different British boxing icons equivalent to David Haye, Tony Bellew and Derek Chisora have given conflicting predictions.
Erling Haaland – Manchester Metropolis Striker
Haaland advised KSI to his face on the IMPAULSIVE Podcast that he’s backing Fury to beat him.
Requested who he is choosing, Haaland mentioned: “The opposite man.”
Tony Bellew – Former Cruiserweight World Champion
Bellew backed Fury as he advised DAZN: “I’ve seen that KSI is an enormous underdog for this however let me let you know that he’s very a lot a reside underdog and him successful wouldn’t shock me in any respect.
“That is nonetheless Fury’s battle to lose as a result of a whole lot of issues are in his favour, but when KSI could make begin and get Fury’s respect, we might be an enormous upset.
“The protected wager is for Fury to get the job achieved. I do not suppose it’ll be straightforward for so long as KSI stays busy and take possibilities, but it surely’ll be Fury who picks up the win.”
David Haye – Former Cruiserweight And Heavyweight World Champion
Haye backed KSI as he advised JOE: “I feel KSI beats him, I feel he is very awkward.
“Everyone simply believes Tommy Fury’s so a lot better that he is simply gonna stroll by this man.
“One of the best identify on Tommy Fury’s document is Jake Paul, and that was an in depth battle wherein he obtained knocked down. So it is not like he has this depth of expertise.
“I feel all people’s overrating Tommy and really a lot underrating KSI, and that offers KSI a large, huge benefit on this battle. I imagine it is gonna be an enormous shock.”
Derek Chisora – Former Heavyweight World Title Challenger
Chisora backed his pal KSI as he advised talkSPORT: “This battle, I see a knockout.
“I see the knockout coming for my pal JJ. He is obtained extra energy in each palms than earlier than.”
Jake Paul – 7-1 YouTuber-Turned-Boxer, Tommy Fury’s Final Opponent
Paul backed his former foe as he mentioned on the IMPAULSIVE Podcast: “I feel Tommy knocks him out in like lower than 5 rounds.”
Anthony Joshua – Two-Time Former Heavyweight World Champion
Joshua determined to sit down on the fence as he advised Misfits Boxing: “It is robust, expertise performs a large function in anybody’s method to success.
“However with God, with onerous work and his uncooked potential who is aware of what might occur. With the help of the individuals that would push him on over the ultimate line.”
Take heed to KSI vs Tommy Fury reside, unique and free on talkSPORT on Saturday evening.
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