YouTube star KSI returns to the ring on Saturday, fighting boxer and businessman Joe Fournier at the O2 Arena.
KSI (real name Olajide Olatunji) has faced Logan Paul twice in the past and most recently fought another YouTuber in FaZe Temperrr, winning by knockout in January. His rematch with Paul, a victory that followed his opening draw, is the only professional fight of his career, and the rest have been exhibitions.
Meanwhile, fellow Briton Fournier has a 9-0 professional record and lost an exhibition fight to former world champion David Haye on points in 2021. The 40-year-old started out in the fitness industry before moving into the fitness business. the night clubs.
KSI, 29, faces his most credible opponent this weekend, in another exhibition fight. Here is everything you need to know.
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The event will take place on Saturday May 13 at the O2 Arena in London.
The main card is scheduled to begin at 7:15pm BST (11:15am PT, 1:15pm CT, 2:15pm ET), with the main event taking place at approximately 9:40pm.
How can I see it?
The event will be available on Dazn pay-per-view, priced at £19 for existing subscribers. New customers can also purchase the event for £19, while receiving a month of access to the streaming platform.
How much do wrestlers earn?
No earnings have been disclosed for this fight, but Draft Kings says KSI made around $1 million last August when he beat Swarmz and Luis Alcaraz Pineda on the same night. It seems likely that he will earn a similar amount for his fight with Fournier, whose purse, according to those of recent KSI opponents, could be in the region of $400,000.
Full card (subject to change)
KSI vs. Joe Fournier
Deji vs. Swarmz
Salt Papi vs. Anthony Taylor
Tennessee Thresh vs. Paigey Cakey
Viruzz against money DK
Little Bellsy vs. Lil Kymchii
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