Bunce Diaries | Issue | Premium | Nov 11 2019

The Bunce Diaries: One night in a town of illusions

Steve Bunce kicks off his new weekly column with an account of a week spent in Los Angeles around YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul
Stitch Duran assists KSI pre-fight  |  Melina Pizano/Matchroom Boxing

A WEEK in LA.

The Staples Centre was nearly empty when I first arrived there on fight day, a few technicians, the ring-card squad, officials in blazers and Jack Reiss sitting quietly in an empty row of seats.

Big Jack was having a reflective moment, perhaps gazing at the 6.9 of canvas space once occupied for about eight seconds by Tyson Fury’s sleeping body. Reiss, Fury and the last-round miracle, our own boxing nativity.

 

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