Light heavyweight prospect Tommy Fury (10-0, 4 KOs) expected an ugly affair in last Saturday's crossover boxing match with social media star KSI.

Before a packed house in Manchester, Fury won an eight round unanimous decision - handing KSI his first defeat in a boxing ring. Fury was coming off an eight round split decision win over Jake Paul, who also suffered his first blemish in the sport.

Fury felt the referee was showing too much favoritism to KSI.

He says KSI was not penalized for excessive holding or rabbit punches. Fury was penalized a point for rabbit punching due to frustration with the constant holding.

“We knew it was going to be an awful fight,” Fury told Fight Hub TV. “My dad predicted this a week ago. He said it was going to be a very scrappy fight, it was going to be a horrible watch, and that’s exactly what it was.

“I’m not going to beat around the bush. Was it my best performance? No, very far from it, and it was a horrible watch. I haven’t watched it back yet. At the end of the day, what do you want it to be when just one man wants to hop up and down and not engage? In traditional boxing, you stand there and you fight. You don’t up and down the ring and jump in with a little shot. So it’s a scrappy, scrappy affair. Everyone knows what we’re doing. We all know KSI is awkward anyway. He’s not a boxer. He’s a horrible man to fight.

“Listen, the ref was on his side, clearly. He never took a point off him the whole fight. He was holding the whole fight and every time I was putting my hands out like that, and he was holding. He was just jumping in with one shot and then holding. I was pressing all the time, and I was pushing and doing everything on the inside. I was pressing the pace and that’s what matters. KSI can’t just jump up and down and lunge in a shot and hold. What is that?"