Britain’s KSI has received his 6-spherical cruiserweight boxing fight towards fellow YouTube personality, the American Logan Paul, in Los Angeles.
The fight at the Staples Centre was received by the Watford person in a break up conclusion by 55-fifty six, 57-fifty four, fifty six-55. The pair very first fought previous calendar year in Manchester but a “majority draw” was declared immediately after 6 rounds.
“Last time I was fearful to fight,” KSI, whose serious title is Olajide Olayinka Williams JJ Olatunji, said immediately after the match. “This time I just went in. I just stored heading and heading. He could not offer with my jabs. I bought him.”
KSI – who has additional than 20 million YouTube subscribers – was before compelled to explain comments he produced forward of the remarkably predicted match. In pre-fight banter at a press conference on Thursday, he said to his rival: “You’re heading to fucking die.”
“I really don’t intend to kill Logan physically tomorrow, I only intend to kill his YouTube career and spirit,” he tweeted. “After this fight, I continue to want Logan to be alive and well.”
Paul – who has 19.nine million YouTube subscribers – did not touch gloves with his rival at the finish of the match.
Their bout at Manchester Arena previous calendar year bought out to 20,000 supporters and drew an viewers of two.5 million reside viewers and additional than 19m subsequent sights, making it the biggest world wide web celebration in history. It was also named the most preferred white-collar boxing match of all time.
Saturday’s fight had been anticipated to entice one million viewers on the London-dependent fork out-for each-perspective assistance DAZN.