After 4 years far from active competitors, MMA fighter Dillon Danis is going back to the battle sports world to deal with YouTuber-turned-boxer Logan Paul in a boxing fight on October 14. The fight will occur at the Manchester Arena and will be relayed on DAZN pay-per-view worldwide.
Danis, a previous Pan Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi gold medalist, is best understood for his time contending for Bellator. However, he has actually run out competitors due to 2 knee surgical treatments and has actually been primarily active on social networks, participating in spoken sparring. He was initially arranged to fight KSI previously in the year however backed out at the last minute.
On the other hand, Paul has some experience in boxing, having actually dealt with KSI two times and going the range against boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. Since then, he has actually been concentrated on his podcast, PRIME energy beverage, and even completed in WWE.
The competition in between Danis and Paul has actually magnified throughout the years, particularly after Danis published images of Paul’s fiancée all over the web. Paul is seeking to utilize this fight to get back at Danis and has actually revealed his intents to control the match in any method he can, whether it’s going the range or causing damage on his challenger.
While the specific bag for the fight is unidentified, taking a look at their previous profits offers a concept of the prospective payday. Paul supposedly made around $900,000 for his fight against KSI in 2019 and was ensured about $250,000 against Mayweather in 2021, with a possible $5 million takeaway from PPV charges. However, Paul has actually declared that Mayweather has actually not paid him and has actually threatened to sue him.
On the other hand, Danis has actually supposedly made around $100,000 to $200,000 throughout his time with Bellator. He has actually revealed self-confidence that this YouTube boxing fight will make him more cash than many fighters in the UFC and MMA.
In regards to net worth, Paul is approximated to have a net worth of $75 million, while Danis has a net worth of about $4 million.
The primary card for the fight is set to begin at 7 p.m. regional time, with the headliners anticipated to make their method to the ring around 10 p.m. regional time.
The fight will be offered for streaming on DAZN pay-per-view. The PPV cost is set at £19.99 ($54.99), and DAZN likewise provides month-to-month and yearly memberships.
In addition to the Logan Paul vs. Dillon Danis fight, the undercard consists of bouts in between KSI and Tommy Fury, Salt Papi vs. Slim Albaher, Deen TheGreat vs. Walid Sharks, King Kenny vs. Anthony Taylor, Whindersson Nunes vs. My Mate Nate, and Wassabi Lmao (Alex Wassabi and NichLmao) vs. Los Pineda Coladas (Luis Alcaraz Pineda & BDave).