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Dillon Danis is getting trolled online for posting MMA training videos ahead of KSI boxing fight

Jayden Collins

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Dillon Danis is getting trolled online for posting MMA training videos ahead of KSI boxing fight

Ex-Bellator fighter Dillon Danis is getting set to settle his beef with KSI inside the boxing ring on January 14.

The pair squared off in a backstage altercation at a Misfits boxing event where Danis attempted to take a swipe at the boxer.

Soon after the fight was announced for January 14 at Wembley Arena in London.

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter hasn’t stepped inside a professional combat sports setting since 2019 when he fought in Bellator.

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Danis had been tipped for success in MMA, having been part of Conor McGregor’s training crew, however, his career came to a standstill due to injuries.

Now that he’s back and getting squared to go toe-to-toe inside a boxing setting, the MMA fighter has been posting update videos of his training progress.

Only, some fans are pointing out that he may just be training for the wrong sport.

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While El Jefe is an equipped grappler, he’ll be going into a pure striking game against KSI.

However, that hasn't stopped him for seemingly focusing on grappling, at least according to his training videos posted to Twitter.

On November 30, he tweeted: “Great training today for my upcoming bout with KSI.”

The tweet came accompanied by a video of himself and a sparring partner jostling for position on the mat.

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He later again tweeted out a video in a similar vein with himself and a training opponent wrestling across the mat.

Fans were quick to point out that Danis may just have his wires twisted.

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One fan tweeted: “Does he know it’s a boxing match though? Bro didn’t read the contract.”

Another said tongue-in-cheek: “KSI is DONE, since we all know that grappling is the key element of boxing.”

A third added: “Got a football game Sunday, best I practice my basketball free throws. What a helmet this guy is.”

A fourth wrote: “I wonder if Dillon is telling us indirectly that he’s gonna tackle KSI and star grappling him mid-boxing match.”

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I mean, who knows, it could all be a ploy to throw KSI and his fans off.

Regardless, KSI is more than confident when he comes up against the MMA star.

He tweeted: “Me vs Dillon Danis might be the easiest fight of my life you know.

“I don’t even need to rain that hard lol.”

A whole lot of trash talk ahead of January 14.

Featured Image Credit: @dillondanis/Twitter.

Topics: Boxing, MMA, KSI, Dillon Danis

Jayden Collins
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