Nigerian YouTuber KSI Battles Logan Paul to Standstill In Boxing Extravaganza

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Some viewers who paid £7.50 to watch vented their anger at the result on Twitter. "Let's give them a rematch".

"I guess we have to have a rematch."

The Co-main event will feature the younger siblings of Deji and Jake Paul going head to head, and the card is rounded out by other YouTube and social media stars squaring off in the ring.

The exact figure of box office is still unknown, but there is reason to assume that the match has already surpassed this figure fights the Tyson fury - Wladimir Klitschko and Tony Bellew, David Haye. Paul landed a right hand that hurt KSI in the fifth round, but once again, Paul wasn't able to put away his opponent.

Paul referenced the controversy over his video after the boxing result was declared.


American fighter Paul said: "I think it's what the people want".

Dubbed as the "biggest event on YouTube", the pair fought out a draw in front of 15,000 fans at the Manchester Arena in England.

Olajide "KSI" Olatunji is a 25-year-old British gamer, comedy vlogger and rapper whose videos have racked up 4.4 billion views despite heavy criticism for lewd comments towards women in some of his clips.

Originally the Paul brothers requested the fight take place in a neutral territory to avoid shady hometown judging since the United Kingdom is the stomping grounds of KSI and Deji, but eventually they agreed to be fair it would be a two fight deal on in Britain and one in the US. One press conference uploaded to Paul's vlog channel was watched over 14 million times. That was the case with the Gennady Golovkin vs. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, which also ended in a draw earlier this year and prompted cries that the bout was rigged to set up a rematch.

KSI rose to prominence playing Federation Internationale de Football Association and boasts of around 19 million subscribers to his YouTube channel.

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