- Are KSI and Logan Paul finally having a boxing rematch? Ben Phillips hints itís coming soon
- KSI vs Logan Paul rematch date and venue revealed
Are KSI and Logan Paul finally having a boxing rematch? Ben Phillips hints itís coming soon
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KSI and Logan Paul rematch has long been mooted, but has constantly been put off. The rematch of the hotly-anticipated clash between the two YouTube stars was originally scheduled for an American contest in February , as per the agreements of a two-fight deal. But, KSI said he would make sure the February date "doesn't happen" and that the contest could instead be scheduled for early summer or around May. I get to enjoy the rest of the year, not to worry too much about training. New York has been tipped, while the British YouTube star would also like the showdown to be held in "somewhere like Dubai or something. And Logan Paul followed that up by confirming in July that the fight would take place in in Los Angeles.
The fight ended in a majority draw , with two judges scoring it 57ó57 and the other 58ó57 in favour of KSI. KSI has requested for the second fight to take place in November He initially challenged Logan Paul 's younger brother Jake to fight. Deji did not want to be fighting on the undercard of the fight, therefore it was agreed that the fight would be advertised with Deji and Jake's names being listed in the manner of a co-main event. The two parties signed contracts agreeing to have two fights, one to be held on 25 August at the Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom , and another to be held in February in the United States. Originally, Logan and Jake Paul wanted any fight to be held in a neutral venue, preferably Dubai , United Arab Emirates , but Logan had decided to go with the two-fight plan. In an interview with TMZ on 23 July , KSI admitted his aspirations of turning professional after the fight saying "I wanna squeeze out every bit of relevancy from him Logan Paul and then move onto my bigger goal which is to go pro".
The YouTube sensations fought to a draw last year and have been negotiating a rematch since. The YouTube sensations fought to a draw in Manchester a year ago and have been negotiating a rematch since. And, according to The Athletic, Eddie Hearn's promotional company Matchroom have struck a deal with the fighters. Both fighters raked in millions for the first fight and were due to clash again earlier this year, either in America or Dubai. KSI, real name Olajide Olatunji, was awarded the first bout by one of the judges with the other two scoring it a draw. The Londoner had previously beaten Joe Weller in London after which he called out the controversial Paul.
KSI vs Logan Paul rematch date and venue revealed
YouTube stars KSI and Logan Paul have been teasing a boxing rematch ever since their draw, but will it actually happen? Since that August draw, fans have been clamoring to see the pair strap on their gloves and get back into the ring. Both parties have continually teased a second face-off , but nothing has come of it just yet.