Logan Paul kicked Dillon Danis‘ ass, dominating his rival and profitable the battle … earlier than a melee erupted within the ring!
After weeks of trash discuss so intense it sparked a lawsuit and restraining order, the boys lastly acquired to punch one another (although, Dillon did not actually capitalize on the chance), battling within the co-main occasion on the AO Area in Manchester in entrance of a packed crowd … together with Paul’s fiance Nina Agdal and brother Jake Paul.
Logan got here out sizzling … and was the way more aggressive fighter within the first spherical, touchdown punches, together with some heavy physique photographs. Danis wasn’t lively, throwing solely a handful of punches.
Spherical 2 began sluggish … till halfway by way of the spherical when Paul unleashed a flurry of photographs, seemingly hurting Danis, who lined up and survived till the bell.
Within the third, Danis apparently forgot the boys had been boxing and threw a backlist earlier than dropping to the bottom and welcoming Logan into his guard. The ref ordered him to his ft.
4 and 5 had been extra of the identical … one-sided.
Within the sixth, Danis appeared to go for the takedown, grabbing Logan’s legs … really selling Paul’s safety to enter the ring in the course of the spherical!
Order was momentarily restored … till it wasn’t. Moments later, Danis attacked Paul because the ref tried to separate the boys, and everybody rushed the ring. The battle was stopped, and Danis was disqualified. Paul was up on all three judges scorecards.
It was 28-year-old Paul’s first boxing match since he fought Floyd Mayweather in June 2021 … an exhibition bout and not using a winner.
30-year-old Dillon’s layoff was even longer. Regardless of his fight sports activities background, he hadn’t fought since June 2019 … when he competed at Bellator 222, a battle he gained by submission. Earlier than right this moment, Danis had by no means boxed … and should by no means once more.
Paul vs. Danis was greater than your typical celeb/influencer battle … there have been no handshakes and big right here — earlier than or after the battle. This was actual dangerous blood … and a whole lot of it needed to do with Logan’s fiancée, who was dragged into the fray within the lead-up to the occasion.
Bear in mind, Agdal sued Danis in early September … accusing Dillon of posting “despicable” issues about her on social media a whole bunch of instances. Nina even acquired a restraining order, however the trolling by no means stopped.
Paul and Danis gave the followers a little bit of a preview of the battle on Friday when chaos erupted in the course of the remaining fighter face-off. Logan pelted Dillon with a can, and DD responded, throwing a microphone that hit Paul within the face, drawing blood.
Including insult to damage for Danis, all indicators level to Agdal’s lawsuit persevering with … and there is some huge cash on the road.
Though it was the battle many followers had been most enthusiastic about, there was one other bout after Logan and Dillon … Tommy Fury defeated KSI, although the choice was controversial.