KSI and Logan Paul’s rematch is under a month away!
And the YouTube stars, who fought to a draw in their first outing at the Manchester Arena will do now do battle again in a pro boxing fight this time around – meaning no headguards.
When is the KSI vs Logan Paul rematch set to take place?
The rematch of the hotly-anticipated clash between the two YouTube stars will take place on Saturday, November 9.
It was announced in September by Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing – promoters of Anthony Joshua.
With it taking place in the United States, it is expected the bout will get underway in the early hours of Sunday November 10 for UK viewers, though no timings have been announced yet.
Where will the KSI vs Logan Paul rematch take place?
Following the first bout in Manchester in front of KSI’s home crowd, the return fight will be held in USA.
Staples Center in Los Angeles has been announced as the venue, despite talks that another battle in the UK was on the cards.
The decision to stage the fight at the home of the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers was confirmed by Logan in July.
New York had been tipped, while the British YouTube star also proposed the showdown to be held in “somewhere like Dubai or something.”
KSI tweeted in June 16: “If this fight doesn’t happen in the US by the end of the year, then lets bring it back to the U.K. and fight at the 02 next year.”
What happened in the first KSI vs Logan Paul fight
The 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.
The result means that KSI keeps the crown of YouTube Boxing Champion after his victory against Joe Weller at London’s Copper Box Arena in February in the first clash between two YouTube internet broadcasters.
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”.
What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?
Eddie Hearn has confirmed that KSI’S fight will Logan Paul will be shown on Sky Sports pay-per-view in the UK with millions expected to tune in. It will be streamed on subscription service DAZN in America.
The pair of Youtubers will square up for a second time on November 9 following their amateur bout 13 months ago.
Their controversial draw raked in huge numbers with around 60 million people tuning in worldwide and £150million being banked.
Over 1.4m PPV’s sold on Youtube and Matchroom promoter Hearn has ensured the bout will be a professional affair in a bid to make huge profits.
Hearn has revealed that fans will have to pay to watch the fight on Sky Sports although it will be cheaper than the usual £19.95 fee for Box Office fights.
With Billy Joe Saunders defending his super-middleweight world title on the undercard, he said: “We are still discussing how we are going to broadcast it because there is a chance it could be a cheaper-version PPV for the KSI vs Logan fight.
“It is very likely Billy Joe will be free-to-air on Sky then going in to a PPV for KSI vs Logan Paul.”
Who is on the undercard?
- KSI vs Logan Paul
- Billy Joe Saunders vs Marcelo Esteban Coceres
- Devin Haney vs TBA
- Nikita Ababiy vs TBA
- Diego Pacheco vs TBA
- Alexis Espino vs TBA