“Even JJ is laughing from inside” – Fans mercilessly troll KSI for ‘cringe’ threat to Tommy Fury and John Fury

The duo couldn't control their laughter at the weak threat.

“Even JJ is laughing from inside” – Fans mercilessly troll KSI for ‘cringe’ threat to Tommy Fury and John Fury

KSI and Tommy Fury

The world of combat sports has always been a breeding ground for intense rivalries, trash talk, and mind games leading up to a fight. In recent years, celebrity boxing matches have added a unique twist to this tradition, drawing in huge audiences and generating a fair share of drama. One such clash that has grabbed headlines and sparked controversy is the upcoming showdown between KSI and Tommy Fury, scheduled for the Misfits Boxing Prime card on October 14th, 2023. While the heated exchanges between the two fighters were expected, a recent video threat from KSI has left fans and critics alike cringing.


The KSI vs. Tommy Fury fight has been eagerly anticipated since its announcement, sharing the co-main event spotlight with Logan Paul‘s showdown against Dillon Danis. Both KSI and Tommy Fury are prominent figures in their respective fields, with KSI’s fame stemming from his YouTube career, while Tommy Fury has made a name for himself in the boxing world, following in the footsteps of his famous brother, Tyson Fury.

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KSI sends a cringeworthy threat to Tommy Fury

"Even JJ is laughing from inside" - Fans mercilessly troll KSI for 'cringe' threat to Tommy Fury and John Fury
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In the lead-up to the fight, the verbal jabs and threats have been flying fast and furious between the two fighters, which is not uncommon in the fight game. Fans expected the back-and-forth banter to escalate, but no one could have predicted the bizarre and cringe-worthy threat that KSI recently delivered in a video.


In the video, KSI began by stating, “October 14th. This will be the day you’ll hate for the rest of your life. When I beat you. With every year that you breathe, that day will be a constant reminder that you lost to a YouTuber.” The statement, while an attempt at psychological warfare, seemed to lack the usual ferocity and finesse often seen in the pre-fight hype.

Things took a strange turn when KSI started laughing maniacally, adding an element of absurdity to the threat. The laughter, instead of intimidating his opponent, only served to make KSI himself appear out of touch with the seriousness of the fight. The video’s final nail in the cringe coffin came when KSI proclaimed, “Your boxing career will be destroyed when I’m done with you. You don’t want this as much as I do. You don’t need this as much as I do. I’ll see you soon.”

Fan and Foe Reactions to KSI’s Threat

The video threat did not have the intended effect on Tommy Fury and his father, John Fury. Instead of being rattled or angered by KSI’s words, they were caught on camera cracking up in response. John Fury even hurled insults at KSI, calling him a “human pineapple.”

Fans, too, couldn’t help but react to KSI’s unusual threat. Twitter was flooded with comments, with many labeling the video as “cringe” and questioning KSI’s approach to psychological warfare. While trash talk is a staple in combat sports, it seemed that KSI had crossed a line, leaving many to wonder if he had lost the mental battle before the fight even began. Some notable reactions are listed below:


As the showdown between KSI and Tommy Fury draws nearer, the anticipation continues to build. While the fight itself promises to be a spectacle, KSI’s recent “cringe” threat has raised eyebrows and garnered more attention than perhaps he had intended. Whether this unusual approach will have any impact on the fight’s outcome remains to be seen, but for now, fans are enjoying the drama and eagerly awaiting the October 14th clash of personalities and fists.

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