Logan Paul and KSI, 2 pioneering YouTubers in the influencer boxing pattern, have actually revealed strategies to contend on the very same boxing card in Manchester, England on October 14th. Rather than battling each other, Paul and KSI will deal with different challengers in a double centerpiece. This occasion is being called the Prime Card, called after their collaboration in the Prime sports consume service.
Tommy Fury, sibling of WBC heavyweight champ Tyson Fury, will be taking on against KSI in among the matches.
It has actually been over 2 years given that Paul, 28, last battled in boxing, with his last match being an exhibit against Floyd Mayweather in June 2021. Despite just having one expert fight, which ended in a split-decision loss to KSI in 2019, Paul has actually been making waves as a part-time WWE wrestler given that 2022, consisting of significant looks in WrestleMania occasions. He will be taking part in a match at SummerSlam, WWE’s second-biggest program of the year, on August 5th.
“I’m exceptionally thrilled,” revealed Paul in an interview with ESPN. “It seems like it’s been ages given that my last boxing fight, and I’ve felt rather excluded of the discussion. Wrestling is fantastic, however boxing is my enthusiasm. I’ve been exclusively concentrated on boxing for the previous 2 years, so I can’t wait to go back into the ring and reveal everybody my real abilities.”
While Paul understands who he will be dealing with on October 14th, he thinks it’s early to make a main statement at this time.
KSI, 30, boasts a record of 3-0 (1 NC) in exhibit boxing matches, with all 3 wins visiting knockout. In his newest bout in May, KSI appeared to knock out Joe Fournier, however replays exposed the strike was made with his elbow, leading to the match being reversed to a no-contest. KSI’s sole expert boxing match to date has actually been his triumph against Paul.