The YouTuber-turned-pro boxer Jake Paul has sent out a challenge to fellow YouTube star KSI. The undefeated boxer, Paul has offered to replace YouTuber, Alex Wassabi at a London boxing event on August 27. He is eyeing to reignite his rivalry with the YouTuber and musician, KSI at 180lbs in the U.K. capital.
Jake Paul issues a challenge to KSI
Jake Paul, is an undefeated 5-0 professional record and he was scheduled to feature this week at a Madison Square Garden event against first Tommy Fury, and then Hasim Rahman Jr. Both the fights fell apart and he has his sights set on his former rival.
Taking to Twitter, ‘The Problem Child’ sent a message to KSI and expressed his desires to have a bout with him in coming weeks. “Heard that Alex (Wassabi) is out bc (because) of a concussion,” Jake Paul tweeted. “F*cked up. This was a big opportunity for Alex. He will be back. KSI… everything happens for a reason. I’ll come fight in your hometown. Your boxing company. You are A-Side. I also agree to make 180 pounds for August 27. You accept?”
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Heard that Alex is out bc of a concussion. Fucked up. This was a big opportunity for Alex. He will be back.
KSI… everything happens for a reason. I’ll come fight in your hometown. Your boxing company. You are A-Side.
I also agree to make 180 pounds for August 27.
You accept? pic.twitter.com/B5XI167xPm
— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) August 6, 2022
KSI was scheduled to make his comeback to the squared circle for a boxing bout against fellow YouTuber, the aforenoted, Wassabi, however, reported have detailed how the Montana native has been forced from the London card after suffering a concussion. KSI currently holds a 1-0 professional boxing record, earning his sole career win with a split decision win over Jake Paul’s elder brother, Logan Paul in a November 2019 rematch at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
Paul further speculated a possible response from KSI. “Prediction of reply from KSI:” Jake Paul tweeted. “I accept, hahahah, I will f*ck up Jake Paul, hahahaha. He needs me, hahahaha. BUT my team told me I should wait to make this a big event. Blah blah blah.”