YouTuber KSI raised more than a few eyebrows when he claimed he could prevail against former undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, 54.
In a video on his Sidemen YouTube channel, the 27-year-old was asked if he could beat Tyson and put himself in the role of Buster Douglas, who was known to upset ‘Iron Mike’ when they fought in 1990.
Much to the amusement and disbelief of his co-stars, KSI said, “I actually could [beat him] but I actually could. I’m undefeated, nobody beat me. “
He added, “The reason why – age is on my side. Age is on my side. I don’t go in the first few laps [all out]. ”
The fans quickly spoke out against his comments on Twitter.
“Delusional. Tyson at 74 would still fuck his ass if Tyson felt it was time, “wrote one user while another added,” I would love it if this happened. He would be destroyed. “
Similarly, another fan wrote, “Tyson at any age between 10 and 80 would freeze KSI within a minute.”
Delusions. Tyson, at 74, would still stick it on his ass when Tyson thought it was time
– Alan Dean (@ 8andhalf74) September 28, 2020
I would love it if that happened. He would be destroyed
– The boat. (@ NeillyC999) September 28, 2020
Tyson at any age between 10 and 80 years old would freeze KSI within a minute
– Carter (@ cartz1992) September 28, 2020
KSI – real name Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji – fought in amateur boxing matches against YouTuber colleagues Joe Weller and Logan Paul in 2018.
He defeated the former in the third round by technical knockout, while his fight against the latter was counted as a majority decision.
After the clashes with the employees, KSI fought Paul in a professional rematch last year, which he won by a separate decision.
In Sunday’s video, KSI was also asked if Tyson would pull against Paul like they did when they first met, to which he replied, “I think Logan would beat Mike Tyson.”
It’s worth noting that KSI and his co-stars have been drinking throughout the video, which perhaps explains his stunning superconsciousness.
Tyson held the WBA, WBC, IBF and The Ring heavyweight titles at the same time during his illustrious boxing career, which ended with a 50-6-2 record with 44 knockout games.
The American has used social media to demonstrate his training over the past few months as he prepares for a comeback show fight with Roy Jones Jr. on Nov. 28.
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