KSI and Logan Paul were into a boxing fight for the title names Youtube Boxing Championship. They are into white-collar boxing.
About KSI – the Entertainer
KSI (real name: Olajide Olayinka Williams “JJ” Olatunji) is a British Youtuber with over 7.5 million followers worldwide. He started his career by uploading videos of the FIFA game series from his bedroom at his parent’s house in Watford. He began getting followers of around 20-k after two years. He then slowly started posting vlog content and playing other games such as GTA V, and over the next year, he reached a million subscribed followers. In case you want to follow KSI, his Youtube account is under the name KSIOlajideBT.
KSI has been involved in two high-profile amateur while-collar boxing events. To make things clear, in case if you did not know what White-collar boxing is a type of boxing where men and women in a decent profession train to fight at special events, most of them do no have prior boxing experience at all.
His first boxing match was against a British Youtuber Joe Weller, and KSI won the watch via Technical knockout. That match had around 1.6 million online viewers, that fight is said to be the most significant professional boxing event in history. His second fight was between an American Youtuber Logan Paul; this ended up in a majority draw.
About Logan Alexander Paul
On the other hand, Logan Paul (full name: Logan Alexander Paul), who is also an American Youtuber and even has his podcast since November 2018, which at present has over 2 million followers. He used Vine to record videos and then posting it on his YouTube channel. Just to let you readers know, Vine was a short-form video hosting service, where users can share a video of 6 seconds. The American blogging site, Twitter acquired it.
In the year 2014, he had around 1,50,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel, in the year 2015 he was ranked the 10th most influential figure on Vine. By the end of 2014, his facebook videos alone had more than 300 million views.
Logan got fame when he uploaded a vlog on his Youtube channel depicting the recently deceased corpse of a man, who died by executing himself in the suicide forest at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan where Logan was camping in the woods and this video was his third part of his Tokyo Adventure. This video alone received views of over 6.3 million within 24 hours of being uploaded.
But Logan was also criticized for other misbehavior he captured taking part during the trip, including climbing onto a moving forklift, removing his clothes at a crowded street, then proceeding to fight with one people he was traveling with, and throwing Poke Ball at passing citizens, including an officer of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department.
He later apologized to his behavior on his Twitter and Youtube channel. In case you would like to follow his Youtube channel, here it is Logan Paul.
KSI – the Entertainer VS Paul
You can watch the repeat of the match between both the Youtubers on the below link:recap of the match between KSI & Paul
Both the entertainers gave all that social media could handle. But when the final bell trolled, KSI was declared the winner by a split decision (55-56, 57-54, 56-55). The British entertainer raised his hand in victory at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday night.
Both the Youtube entertainers/rivals shook hands as a sign of respect afterward.
We will witness a rematch between both the YouTubers again tonight in Los Angeles. Both the YouTubers are in for a lot of money. Both men are guaranteed to earn $900-k, as per the California State Athletic Commission. The first fight between the rivals generated around $11-m. And this fight is expected to boost their profits through various sponsorship deals.
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