Backed by millions of followers, the YouTubers will share the ring for a second time, this time as professional fighters, with Britain's KSI and American rival Paul aiming to inflict a humiliating defeat after they fought to a hotly-contested draw as amateur boxers last August.
- 6 x 3 minute rounds
- Must wear 10-ounce gloves
- No headguards to be worn - fight counts on pro
- Will go to the three judges scorecards if it's a draw
- Bout is at Cruiserweight
- Both fighters must be under 200 lbs / 90.1 kg
Olajide William Olatunji - KSI (UK), 26 yearsYoutube followers: 20.4 Million
KSI - real name Olajide William Olatunji - has turned professional to face off against American rival Logan- after the duo boxed to a draw in an exhibition bout last year. KSI, which stands for knowledge, strength, integrity, first arrived on the YouTube scene in 2009, originally posting videos about video games.
In 2015, he was ranked as the UK's most influential YouTube creator, with his brother Deji, otherwise known by his handle Comedy Shorts Gamer, ranking second.
Logan Paul (USA), 24 yearsYoutube followers: 19.8 Million
Logan Paul is an American YouTuber, actor, musician and former Viner. Logan started his career as a Vine creator and began creating YouTube videos following Vine’s closing. His channel was the fifth fastest-growing channel on YouTube in 2017 and due to this, entered the top 50 most subscribed late that year, making him be the youngest person on that list. As of May 2019, his channel is the 97th most subscribed channel in the world, and he is one of the most successful YouTubers of all time.
Where to watch KSI Vs Logan Paul LiveThe fight will be promoted by Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing and the fight will air on DAZN streaming service in the United States and Sky Sports in the United Kingdom.
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What happened in the first KSI vs Logan Paul fightThe first clash between the two YouTube stars ended in a majority draw, with one judge scoring it 57-58 in favour of KSI and the other two scoring it a 57-57, 57-57 draw Logan Paul started strong and came out on top in the first two rounds.
Although, the American began to tire and KSI landed heavier blows in the third round to bring himself back into the contest.
More than 800,000 streamed the fight through a YouTube pay-per-view service. It has been billed as the "biggest event in internet history".