Logan Paul’s upcoming boxing match against fellow Internet personality KSI will be available to watch on YouTube – for a price.
The much-anticipated bout, which will pit the two YouTube stars against each other, will reportedly cost $8 (£6) to watch on the video sharing platform.
The fight, in which Paul vowed to knock out KSI after just three rounds, is expected to be widely watched, though many took issue with the price for the pay-per-view event.
Logan Paul is slated to take on fellow YouTube star KSI in August in a much-anticipated match
Fans of both KSI and Logan Paul soon took to Twitter and other social media platforms to voice their opinion, with many remarking that they wouldn’t pay to watch the fight.
Tensions have been brewing between Paul and KSI as of late in the weeks before their boxing match. The pair recently attended a press conference at York Hall in London for the event on July 18, which resulted in Paul storming off in anger after KSI took shots at girlfriend Chloe Bennet and his father.
When will the fight take place?
The boxing match is scheduled to be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018.
Where will the fight be held?
The fight will take place at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK.
Logan Paul vs KSI tickets
Those looking to catch the upcoming boxing match in person rather than on YouTube can purchase tickets on the website Eventim.
The undercard fight before the main event will feature Paul’s younger brother Jake against KSI’s own younger brother Deji.
Logan Paul vs KSI match odds
Per Odds Checker, KSI’s odds of winning the match are pegged at 4/9 and Logan Paul’s at 13/8.
Who is Logan Paul?
Logan Paul is an Internet personality who’s garnered more than 17 million followers.
He was born in Westlake, Ohio on April 1, 1995.
Paul first started posting YouTube videos his senior year of high school and later dropped out of Ohio University to relocate to Los Angeles, California in order to focus on his burgeoning social media career.
He soon built up a large fan base through his frequent vlogs and comedy videos on the video sharing platform, later making additional media appearances in advertising campaigns for brands like HBO and PepsiCo and on TV shows like Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.
He later drew international notoriety and condemnation after posting a video of a deceased man who committed suicide in Japan on December 31, 2017, drawing intense criticism from fans, celebrities and politicians. Paul quickly removed the video and issued an apology on Twitter.
After YouTube condemned the video and temporarily removed his videos from its Google Preferred ad program, Paul took a month-long hiatus and donated $1 million (£768,340) to suicide prevention organizations. He later resumed posting content on YouTube on February 4, 2018.
Logan Paul’s net worth is thought to be about $14 million (£10.1 million).
Who is KSI?
KSI is a YouTube star whose channel mixes comedy, music and video game content. He currently boasts nearly 19 million followers on YouTube.
He was born in London on June 19, 1993 as Olajide William Olatunji.
He initially joined YouTube in April 2008 and later created his current channel in July 2009. He soon built up a large fan base through his channel’s video gaming content and later branched out into music and comedy as well, with his 2015 debut single Lamborghini peaking at number 30 on the UK singles chart.
His upcoming bout with Paul won’t be is first boxing match against a fellow YouTuber, as he previously fought and defeated YouTube personality Joe Weller in London on February 3, 2018.