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KSI vs. Joe Fournier: Live round-by-round updates

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KSI and Joe Fournier at Misfits Boxing 7
KSI and Joe Fournier will clash in the Misfits Boxing 7 main event Saturday afternoon.
Leigh Dawney, Misfits Boxing

MMA Fighting has KSI vs. Joe Fournier live round-by-round updates at Misfits Boxing 7 for one of the most anticipated boxing fights of the year at the Wembley Arena in London, England on Saturday afternoon.

The main event is expected to begin around 5:30 p.m. ET on DAZN pay-per-view. Check out our KSI vs. Fournier results page to find out what happened on the undercard.

KSI (1-0 as a pro) will be competing in his fourth career exhibition contest. He is 3-0 in exhibition fights with all three wins coming by knockouts. He knocked out FaZe Temperrr in the first round in his only previous fight this year.

Joe Fournier has reeled off a 9-0-1 record as a professional and all nine wins are by knockout. He defeated Reykon via second-round knockout on the Paul vs. Askren undercard in his last outing on April 17, 2021.

The KSI vs. Joe Fournier contest will be a six-round exhibition contest, and KSI’s Misfits Boxing cruiserweight title will be on the line.

Check out KSI vs. Joe Fournier live blog below.

The legendary Michael Buffer on hand to intro this one.

Fournier with a flashy entrance featuring dancers firing off dollar bills, unsurprisingly. He’s taking his sweet time coming down to the ring. Big smile on his face.

KSI out to Nobody Does It Better by Carly Simon to start, then it transitions into live rap accompaniment. It’s Bugzy Malone performing their track Easy.

Round 1: KSI starts this off with a jab to the body. Stabbing right by KSI lands. Another right hand from KSI just misses the mark. Fournier looks like he’s patiently waiting for an opening, but he gets clipped by another right. KSI tosses Fournier to the ground as he tries to clinch up. Fournier lands an awkward advancing left, but it counts. KSI with plenty of head movement as he keeps rifling in that right hand. Fournier relying on his jab to stay in this. Big whiff by KSI. Jab connects for Fournier.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, KSI.

Round 2: KSI sets the range with his jab. He pushes Fournier back with a right to the body. He misses big on a right though and Fournier makes him pay with a couple of counters. Sloppy jab by KSI and Fournier hits him with a counter right. Good body shot by KSI. KSI hurts Fournier with a right hand. A follow-up shot FLOORS Fournier. Ref starts a count, but Fournier ain’t getting back up. Yikes.

Uh oh, replay shows that the shot that put Fournier out was clearly an elbow across the jaw. But they’re still just announcing a KO. Alright, then!

Official result: KSI def. Joe Fournier via second-round KO (1:25)

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