Home Sports Former Man United star Wayne Rooney ‘holds talks with Misfits Boxing about big-money fight with KSI’s promotion in shock move away from football after his sacking as Birmingham boss in January’

Former Man United star Wayne Rooney ‘holds talks with Misfits Boxing about big-money fight with KSI’s promotion in shock move away from football after his sacking as Birmingham boss in January’

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Wayne Rooney is reportedly in talks to join KSI's Misfits Boxing promotion for a one-off fight.
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  • However, he is weighing his options before committing to any new venture.
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Wayne Rooney is reported to be in talks with KSI’s Misfits Boxing brand to take part in a big-money fight.

The former Manchester United striker is thinking about putting on the gloves for a unique fight.

Rooney has been out of a job since being sacked by Birmingham City on January 2 after just 15 games in charge and a run of dismal form.

And it could be destined for another painful encounter, this time of a more literal variety, as reported by the daily star and the daily mirror.

Since launching in 2022, Misfits has welcomed a smorgasbord of celebrities and starlets.

Wayne Rooney is reportedly in talks to join KSI’s Misfits Boxing promotion for a one-off fight.

KSI helped establish Misfits Boxing in 2022 and has become a major, but criticized and controversial promotion.

KSI helped establish Misfits Boxing in 2022 and has become a major, but criticized and controversial promotion.

Internet sensations like KSI, Logan Paul and Jay Swingler, music stars like Ashley and Myles of Rak-Su and many other personalities have competed.

Broadcast on DAZN, it attracts millions of PPV fans and has visited venues in England and the United States.

Rooney is reportedly waiting to see what options open up before committing to a new challenge in the ring.

Despite his disaster at Birmingham, where he replaced John Eustace and saw the team drop from sixth to twentieth place in the Championship, his coaching career has shown some promise.

He won admirers for overcoming a difficult period at Derby County, where they suffered a 21-point deduction in 2021/22 and were relegated from the Championship.

He then managed DC United in MLS, but only won 14 of his 53 games in charge.



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