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I’ve shared the ring with Jake Paul and Tommy Fury… KSI will lose to BOTH and will never fight me, says Anthony Taylor

, I’ve shared the ring with Jake Paul and Tommy Fury… KSI will lose to BOTH and will never fight me, says Anthony Taylor

KSI has celebrity money-fights with Tommy Fury and Jake Paul on his radar.

The YouTube, music and crossover boxing star has long been in a war of words with Paul, fuelling demand for a grudge fight.

Jake Paul formerly sparred Anthony Taylor

, I’ve shared the ring with Jake Paul and Tommy Fury… KSI will lose to BOTH and will never fight me, says Anthony Taylor
Anthony Taylor was beaten by Tommy Fury

, I’ve shared the ring with Jake Paul and Tommy Fury… KSI will lose to BOTH and will never fight me, says Anthony Taylor
KSI is in talks to fight Tommy Fury

But after Fury’s February split-decision win over the American in Saudi Arabia, KSI turned his attention to the former Love Islander, 24.

One man well placed to predict the pair of social media showdowns is MMA fighter-turned influencer boxer Anthony Taylor.

Taylor spent two training camps sparring Paul in 2021 and went on to lose over four rounds to Fury.

And he has backed both to beat KSI, who is unbeaten in his seven bouts.

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Taylor, 34, told SunSport: “I think KSI loses both, personally. He hasn’t fought harder opponents. 

“Now his fans will go, ‘He’s undefeated.’ Look at the guys he’s fought, if Jake Paul fought the same opponents and finished them in the same fashion, you’ll be saying the same thing.” 

Paul, 26, snubbed a rematch after his first boxing loss to instead return on August 5 in Texas against ex-UFC man Nate Diaz, 38.

So KSI, 30, is instead closing in on a deal to face undefeated 9-0 Fury, with an October bout in the UK being lined up.


But as talks drag on amid disputes over weight and money, Taylor offered to step in.

Although he doubts KSI – who trains at MMA gym London Shootfighters – would be advised to take the fight.

Taylor said: “To be honest, it’s not realistic.

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“KSI’s coach is not going to allow him to fight me because KSI has an MMA stance, I’m an MMA fighter. 

“I know how to read that stance quick and easy, I’d pick him apart.

“KSI’s being smart, he’s thinking, ‘If I’m going to lose to Anthony, it’s after I lose to Tommy and Jake.’” 

Taylor returns on Saturday in Nashville on a Misfits Boxing card promoted by KSI against Paul Bamba, 33, who is 5-3.

He said: “Kudos for stepping in that ring with me, he’s got heart but skills? He doesn’t have the skill set that comes near me. 

“He doesn’t work harder than me, he doesn’t train harder than me, he doesn’t train with the same sparring partners as me. 

“He doesn’t know what it’s like to dig deep and get that victory. He doesn’t know what a dog fight is.

“He doesn’t know the struggles of a fight, he hasn’t been fighting that long.”

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, I’ve shared the ring with Jake Paul and Tommy Fury… KSI will lose to BOTH and will never fight me, says Anthony Taylor
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How can I improve my punching technique?

Boxing is all in the form of punching. For you to become a better boxer, your punch technique must be perfected. Here are some ways to improve your boxing technique.

  • Keep your head up. When you are throwing punches, your head should be raised.
  • Punch from your shoulder. Try to punch from the shoulder, not the chin when you throw a punch.
  • Concentrate on your feet. Keep your feet still when you are punching.
  • Give short, fast punches. To fatigue you more quickly, throw more punches.
  • Don’t forget about defense! Remember to stop incoming punches.
  • Use your elbows. The best way to defend your self is with your elbows.
  • Your legs are your best friend. Properly using your legs will help you avoid being knocked down.
  • Keep practicing every day. Keep training even if it makes you tired. It takes practice to become proficient at anything.
  • Have fun Enjoy what’s going on.
  • Breathe. Proper breathing will improve your strength and energy.
  • Relax. Do not worry about making mistakes. Learn new things instead of worrying about making mistakes.
  • Be patient. Boxing isn’t easy. It takes time and practice to improve your skills.
  • Never stop learning. As long as there’s room to improve, there’ll be more.
  • Listen to music. You can relax and focus during training by listening to music.
  • Check out these videos featuring professional boxers. You may be inspired to work harder by watching them compete.
  • Read books. Reading helps you to understand boxing techniques.
  • It is important to take breaks. Sometimes, it is helpful to take a break from boxing. Play soccer or basketball outdoors.
  • Find a coach. You can improve your boxing skills by having a coach who is knowledgeable.
  • Push-ups: Push-ups are great for building strength and endurance.

What are the various types of boxing gloves available?

There are three main types in boxing gloves: mitts; fingerless mitts; and full-fingerered. The padding around the knuckles of mitten gloves is called padding. Fingerless mitts have no padding around the knuckles but still cover the fingers. Full-fingered gloves have padding on the entire hand.

Mittens can be used for hitting the fist with your fist. Fingerless mitts gloves are designed for striking or punching with your index finger’s index finger. Boxing gloves with full-fingering are designed for punching with your entire fist.

How long does it take to learn boxing?

Boxing takes 3 months to learn. This includes learning the basics, such as footwork, stance, and balance. It’s important that you remember that boxing doesn’t only involve throwing punches. You also need to learn how to block and dodge attacks.

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  • It is just like normal sparring with a partner, but you want to throw punches at 75% of your normal speed. (
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How to Learn to Box for Exercise

Learning boxing will help you improve your self-confidence and physical fitness. Boxing has become a very popular sport. It involves strength, speed and agility.

Boxing is an excellent way to lose weight and feel great about yourself. You’ll love the activity and want to continue it.

There are many types of boxing training programs. Some take place at gyms or health clubs while others require you to train at home. You can also study online from any location in the world.

Be sure to consider your goals when choosing a program. Also, ensure it fits your lifestyle. Exercises that build muscle mass, flexibility, endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and improve overall well-being are the best.

Consider whether you prefer a beginner or advanced course. Beginner’s courses usually cover basic techniques such as shadowboxing or sparring, mittwork and punching combinations. Advanced programs often cover more complex movements, and include a greater variety of exercises.

Programs for beginners usually last eight weeks and cost less that $100. However, they don’t provide any guidance on nutrition, weight loss, injury prevention, or other aspects of boxing training.

Advanced programs typically last six months and cost around $300. They may include nutritional advice, stretching, warm-up exercises and instruction on proper technique. In addition, some programs incorporate resistance training (such as lifting weights) and aerobic conditioning (such as running).

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