Wassabi won his fight with Deji last night as he sentenced the Londoner to his third consecutive loss in YouTube boxing
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Alex Wassabi has been accused of elbowing rival Deji during their YouTube boxing match.
Debutant Wassabi won the fight via split decision after the five round main event at Wembley Arena last night.
But eagle-eyed fans spotted the American elbowing his elbows and demanded he allow his rival a rematch.
A fan shared footage of the incident and said: “Deji was hit, Wassabi used his elbows.”
Another added: “I don’t know what to think of the fight. Deji had some good shots but Wassabi was more offensive with an elbow?”
And a third said: “I accept Deji lost properly but if you look closely Wassabi uses elbows and holds Deji for a second. It wasn’t fair and I think it needs a rematch.”
Other fans dismissed the idea that the outcome of the fight would have been different if Wassabi had been deducted a point for fouls.
“Even if points had been deducted, Wasabi would still have won. Deji didn’t land anything, he just slipped well,” said one fan.
Another added: “Elbows happen all the time in boxing it’s nothing new” and another said: “I mean the referee didn’t take points away when Vitaly got a headbutt to hell. And that was on purpose; why should they for that accident elbow?”
The user was referring to Kristen Hanby’s use of headbutts in his fight with Vitaly, which eventually ended in a draw.
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Hanby looked like he was going to win after the first two laps, but then started using his head, which infuriated his opponent.
Nothing was done, however, unlike a previous fight when Ryan Taylor was disqualified for headbutting DK Money, leaving his opponent squirming on the canvas.
The main event was almost stopped early when a fan climbed into the ring in the second round.
The fight was halted and the invader was summarily removed by the fighter teams.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/boxing/boxing-fans-claim-alex-wassabi-26398832 Boxing fans claim Alex Wassabi used 'illegal' elbows on Deji in YouTube fight