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Deji’s coach urges YouTube boxing star to ‘right his wrongs’ and avenge losses in ‘BLOOD’ after Floyd Mayweather fight

YOUTUBE boxing star Deji has been urged to “right his wrongs” and avenge his losses in “BLOOD” after facing Floyd Mayweather.

The British social media sensation and crossover boxer meets American legend Mayweather over eight rounds on Sunday night.

Floyd Mayweather and Deji ahead of their exhibition

It marks an extraordinary turnaround for Deji, who in August won his first fight following three consecutive defeats.

Stoppages against Jake Paul, 25 and TikToker Vinnie Hacker, 20, were then followed by a points loss to Alex Wassabi, 32.

But Deji, 25, refused to quit and this year beat online rival Fousey, 32, as a new and improved man.

It somehow landed him the opportunity to share the ring with boxing greatness in Mayweather, 45, in Dubai.

And his strength and conditioning trainer Leon Wills wants to see Deji on a revenge tour after sharing the ring with the self-proclaimed “Best Ever.”

Wills told SunSport: “This is just an exhibition, it’s not a title fight.

“Deji will be the least experienced boxer to ever share the ring with a world champion, let alone Floyd. 

“So for Deji it’s just a learning curve, go in there try new things, just learn, enjoy the moment and when you get out of here, go back into your YouTube boxing realm. 


“He needs to right his wrongs, anyone that’s beaten him in the past he needs to go and get it back in blood and try get them YouTube belts.”  

Deji may be entering the peak of his powers in the boxing ring but for Mayweather, they are well in the past.

He officially retired in 2017 after beating UFC superstar Conor McGregor, 34, but has competed in four exhibitions.

Mayweather stopped martial artists Tenshin Nasukawa, 24, and Miruku Asakura, 30, in Japan.

But YouTuber Logan Paul, 27, and ex-sparring partner Don Moore held on for the eight-round distance.

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It gives Deji – who has undergone a TWO STONE weight loss – the decision on whether to fight for survival or risk it all.

Wills said: “Personally, I think the most important thing is understanding it’s an exhibition. 

“But I said, if he sticks it on you, you can’t have it. Don’t have it. Mumsy said when we were younger, ‘If anyone hits you, hit them back.’ 

“That’s how it has to be, if he tries to give it to you, you have to give it back. Give him something to think about, don’t just run. 

“Still try and be technical, head movement, always work behind your jab whoever you fight. That’s the plan and yeah, it’s up to Deji.

“He’s in the ring, if he wants to go for broke, go for broke, but many have tried and they all came up short.” 

Strength and conditioning coach Leon Wills with Deji in Dubai

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