Tyron Woodley LEAKS KSI fight contract and accuses YouTuber of trying to weight-drain him with fight set to be OFF | The Sun

UFC legend Tyron Woodley has leaked his fight contract with YouTube star-turned-boxer KSI and accused the Brit of trying to weight-drain him.

KSI – real name JJ Olatunji – made his boxing comeback in August when he defeated Swarmz and professional boxer Luis Pineda.

The two wins in one night had fans calling for a fight with Jake Paul, who is forging his own career in boxing.

And to step up his pursuit of Paul, it was confirmed KSI would return in January, with Paul's former two-time opponent Woodley in pole position to accept a showdown.

Woodley recently came face-to-face with KSI at ringside at Floyd Mayweather's exhibition with Deji.

Woodley demanded the paperwork be signed – but the fight now appears to be OFF.


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The former UFC star went on a scathing rant on social media, accusing KSI of trying to weight-drain him, while also leaking the fight contract.

He first wrote: "Warned this b****! KSI, Why would you offer me a fight vs you then bail? Why would u send me a contract to b**** out and take a lesser opponent?

"Why would you have my name in your mouth for two years and not step up?

"Why do a poll of one million people, that all said fight me, and you run."

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Woodley continued: "When KSI blames it on Logan Paul and his injury or budget, I have two companies that will fund the purse. Try again. I'm done talking about it. My last post on it."

In a leaked screenshot, the contract reads: "Maximum of 175lb at the official weigh-in on the day before the bout, and shall be a maximum of 185lb in the afternoon on the day of the fight.

"Promoter will use best endeavours to ensure the local commission administer this second weigh-in.

"If the boxer is overweight at either weigh-in, the promoter will be given the option to terminate the agreement and cancel the bout."

A rehydration clause means that a fighter cannot gain more than a pre-agreed weight after the weigh-in and before the bout.

Woodley – who is considered one of the best 170lb fighters in UFC history – weighed in at 190lb mark for both of his defeats by Paul. 

KSI is expected to announce a new opponent in the near future.

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