Logan Paul was early celebrating beating KSI

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KSI has beaten Logan Paul in the rematch between the YouTube stars.

The Brit earned a split decision victory after landing the better punches in the final round of a controversial bout.

In the fourth round, Paul was deducted two points for hitting KSI while he was down.

That penalty proved to be crucial, with KSI going on to win the fight on the judges scorecards.

Paul was furious with the decision, saying, via the Mirror: “I thought it was a legitimate knockdown. I didn't get a warning.

"I got two points taken away from me and that's the reason I lost tonight.”

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Judge Patrick Russell scored it 57-54 to KSI, meaning KSI still would have got the win for him had Paul not been docked two points.

Zachary Young had it 56-55 to Paul and the crucial scorecard was that of Lou Moret’s.

He had it 56-55 to KSI. So without the two-point penalty, Paul would have taken it.

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The scores show just how tight the affair was and Paul even thought he had won it.

As the results were being read out, the American raised his arm in early celebration.

He was then left to turn away with a look of disgust on his face as KSI’s win was announced.

Awkward.

Don’t celebrate too early, Logan.

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The pair, who have a combined 40 million YouTube subscribers, shook hands and hugged after the bell.

KSI, real name Olajide Olatunji, now has bragging rights after their meeting in Manchester last year ended in a draw.

“I’m a dog. I don’t stop, I keep going,” the 26-year-old said after his win, per the Mirror.

“I was scared to fight last time, I was scared to get close to him. This time I just kept going.

“They saw how big he was, they saw his physique. I kept going and going.

I’ve done it, I’m victorious.

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