KSI vs Tommy Fury fight confirmed for October at Manchester’s AO Arena

After all the talk, they've set a date.

Danny Jones Danny Jones - 31st July 2023

Tommy Fury has finally confirmed his next fight against YouTuber turned-boxer in KSI, with the bout set to take place right here in Manchester in just a few months’ time.

The younger Fury brother added a ninth victory to his name after beating another social media personality turned fighter in Jake Paul back in February to maintain his perfect record.

Despite the younger Paul brother having made a more established boxing career than KSI thus far — winning six out of his first seven fights (Tommy being the only loss) — the British influencer, musician and Sidemen star had no problem calling out Fury following his own win against Joe Fournier.

Set to be held at the AO Arena in Manchester on 14 October, and with millions of viewers around the world having tuned in to watch their previous fights, KSI vs Tommy Fury will no doubt be one of the biggest sporting events of the year.

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Unlike the viral fight between Tommy Fury and Jake Paul, the match-up with KSI will not be sanctioned as a professional fight by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC), as the 30-year-old has only ever fought exhibition matches during his time in the ring.


In contrast, the 5-0-1 fighter from Watford will be going up against an undefeated professional cruiserweight in the 24-year-old Manc boxer, so much like his previous fight, it will be interesting to see how much difference there is in quality.

KSI, real name Olajide Olatunji, has said that this will be “the toughest fight in the influencer boxing scene” and hopes to “silence all the doubters that believe [he has] no chance”. As for Fury, he has doubled down on the belief that the advent is “a joke” by labelling this upcoming fight as “easy money”.


Being organised by KSI’s Misfits Boxing label, the fight will be broadcast live from the AO Arena on 14 October via DAZN pay-per-view with the full price yet to be confirmed.

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Featured Image — Tommy Fury (via IG)/DAZN (via YouTube)/KSI (via IG)