As of Februarythe channel has received over 21 million subscribers and over 5 billion video views,  ranking as the sixth-most subscribed and nineteenth-most viewed channel from the United Kingdom, and placing him among the top most subscribed channels on the platform.
KSI has been involved in three high-profile boxing bouts; the first two were amateur white-collar events, and the third was a professional bout. The second fightversus American YouTuber Logan Paulended in a majority draw ; The subsequent rematch was KSI's professional boxing debut, which he won via split decision. In an interview inhe recounted, "I asked the teacher, 'Should I leave? Introducing more vlog -style content and playing a variety of games such as Grand Theft Auto V over the next year saw his following grow more rapidly as he reached 1 million subscribers just three years after founding his channel.
KSI's initial rise to fame was not without controversy. He was widely criticised for his so-called 'rape-face', a recurring joke on his channel during and and was the centre of a controversy following his actions at a Eurogamer event in Having written and produced comedy—rap songs for his YouTube channel in KSI took his first major step into expanding his content beyond just YouTube videos in by starting his career as a serious musician and rapper.
He releasing his debut song, "Lamborghini"written about his recently purchased Lamborghini Aventadorfeaturing P Money on 23 Marchreaching number 30 in the UK singles chart. On 24 Februaryit was announced that KSI would be fighting Logan Paul in a white-collar amateur boxing matchwith his brother, Deji, fighting Paul's younger brother Jake on the undercard. On 3 Septembera rematch between the two was announced.
Upon its announcement as a professional bout, the event drew criticism from a number of figures within boxing, as well as boxing journalists and fans, some of whom labelled the fight as an 'insult' to boxing. The headline accusation was that the pair were using the event as a 'cash grab' and questioned the 'legitimacy' of the match as a professional bout, and many questioned the choice of putting professional world-title bouts on the undercard beneath two YouTubers.
Others within the sport, however, were more receptive to the fight and embraced the event. Kevin Draper of The New York Times noted KSI, Paul and the organisers' intention to bring a new audience to a 'stagnant' sport and highlights the fact both YouTubers sought coaching from world-champion boxers and trainers. After six three minute rounds, KSI was the winner via split decisionwith two judges scoring the fight 57—54 and 56—55 for KSI, while the third judge scored it 56—55 in favour of Paul.
I'm on to the next thing".
KSI announced on 28 February that he would be releasing a collaboration album with British YouTube rapper Randolph titled New Ageas well as going on a tour across the UK and some parts of Europe to promote the album. KSI has utilised his wealth and influence to support a number of charitable causes in his career. KSI co-organised and participated in the three Sidemen charity football match events.
InKSI uploaded a video titled "Ending it all", from which all ad-revenue would be donated to various suicide-prevention charities.Their first fight KSI vs.
Logan Paul took place in August of after a falling out online but ended in a draw. The draw left viewers wanting more, fans of Logan Paul and KSI wondered if there would ever be a true champion. Since the fight in August ofrumors have circulated about a rematch.
In this post, we will share everything we know about what went down on November 9. He is a member and co-founder of the entertainment collective known as Sidemenalongside a few other British YouTubers. Together, they produce YouTube content and merch, and have racked up over 53 million followers! His videos blew up, and he has since then expanded his content to include vlogs, comedy, and music. KSI now has Logan Paul is a year-old YouTuber, internet personality, and actor from America.
He is best known for his popular YouTube channel and membership in Team He got his start in on Vine from his comedic sketches.
The terms for the first fight were both funny and humiliating. These terms are simply too appropriate for a fight between two internet personalities!
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The second fight KSI vs. The main event lasted over 6 rounds at 3 minutes each. The fight was a wild and messy one. That penalty alone cost him the fight. Of the judges, only one scored in favor of Logan. This fight was laughable, entertaining, and everything we had hoped for and more. Logan is now appealing the decision. The KSl vs. Logan Paul official website.
This fight accumulates overlive purchases. Logan Paul shared his latest follower count with his fans, revealing that he had broken 20 million! Logan is now just a few thousand subscribers short of KSI, who boasts an impressive What Can I Expect?A boxer's stat sheet typically contains a common group of usual suspects: date of birth, record, stance, height, weight and reach. Enlist a partner to help you figure out your boxing reach — you'll need one as you won't have free hands.
Stand straight up and place your back and shoulders flat against a sturdy, level wall.
Spread your arms out as far as you can, making a completely straight line. You should create a degree angle at your armpit and torso, and your middle fingers should lie directly in line with your elbows.
Have your partner mark the tip of each middle finger on the wall. Use the measuring tape to record the distance between the two marks — the distance between the two tips of your middle fingers is your boxing reach. Record the measurement, in both inches and centimeters as per the typical boxing stat sheet, on a piece of paper. Dan Ketchum has been a professional writer sincewith work appearing online and offline in Word Riot, Bazooka Magazine, Anemone Sidecar, Trails and more.
Dan's diverse professional background spans from costume design and screenwriting to mixology, manual labor and video game industry publicity. Share on Facebook. Step 1 Enlist a partner to help you figure out your boxing reach — you'll need one as you won't have free hands. Step 2 Stand straight up and place your back and shoulders flat against a sturdy, level wall. Step 3 Have your partner mark the tip of each middle finger on the wall.
Photo Credits. About the Author.Other vital statistics like weight, shoe or bra size measurements have been sourced from newspapers, books, resumes or social media. In one video, he was listed as 5ft 11 and 78kg. Markiplier 5ft 9 cm. KSI now seemed to have got shoes that add more to his height. Not sure about that Rob?
Click Here KSI looks slightly taller??? Editor Rob. Three of them are class guys. Here's my pic with them and I am a weak 6 foot guy. Click Here. Assuming logan is 6'1.
I think he's a bit taller than you have him listed. KSI hits 6ft in his dreams I'm sure. He claims 5 ft 9 but he looked really small with jake Paul, I thought he was like 5 ft 5 so I looked at some photos and he might be 5 ft 6 7 based on a photo with KSI but he looked similar to the 5ft 9 listed David Dobrik Click Here Editor Rob. KSI was wearing Kyries that add an inch at least and Jake was wearing boxing shoes which are flats basically. This confirms that Jake is half inch taller than KSI.
So please stop overestimating his height as anything over CM. His height has been debunked several times. I don't know why people are still deluded enough to think he's anything over 5' JJ was put as taller than Harry. He's 5'10 range. Mini said that because he claims 6'2.
In reality he's like 6'1.The thought of two YouTubers fighting last summer initially triggered plenty of skepticism from boxing purists. But not only did KSI and Logan Paul have an entertaining fight, but the bout was an overwhelming success on the business end of boxing as well.
After giving us a competitive majority draw last August, KSI-Paul 2 will have both men fighting without headgear and donning ounce gloves in their pro boxing debut.BOXING A STRANGER WHO SHOWED UP AT MY HOUSE!
Their first clash had Paul asserting his jab and landing punches at will early, before KSI started applying the pressure and evening the fight until the draw was announced. Will Paul put together the complete fight he failed to in the original and gain a highlight-packed victory or will KSI flash even more power and end his rival's night early?
While that question and others will be answered Saturday night in L. Logan Paul 2 on Nov. That same Business Insider piece estimates that the boxers could earn double the amount for their rematch when facotoring in ticket sales and other royalties.
Between his merchandise sales, YouTube ad revenue and ad sponsors on his podcast among other revenue streamsPaul is able to haul in millions each year. Although KSI has more subscribers on YouTube than Paul, he's not involved in as many off-the-platform avenues such as television and film.
Because of this, it's a little more difficult to tell just how much money he's currently making as he didn't make Forbes' list for the highest-paid YouTubers in Paul did, coming in at No. It's safe to say he's still making multiple millions of dollars as he's only gained in popularity since then. Plus, his boxing matches against Paul have been big revenue drivers as well. Paul started the fight looking sharp, pumping the jab and keeping KSI at bay.
He then started to mix in combinations and taunting KSI in the process. But just when it looked like Paul's height and reach were going to be too difficult for KSI to overcome, Paul began to fatigue in the third round. KSI took advantage, launching sweeping hooks that started to land. The quick start from Paul and digging back into the bout from KSI led toward the majority draw.
How will the rematch go? Logan Paul.KSI and Logan Paul have finally agreed terms for their hotly-anticipated rematch - and this time they're turning professional. The YouTube sensations fought to a draw in a Manchester ring more than a year ago and are now taking their rivalry Stateside. The first fight was watched by more than one million people on YouTube pay-per-view and the second instalment promises to be even bigger.
That is the same venue in which Tyson Fury fought to a draw with world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder last year. Click here to buy. KSI and Logan Paul fought to a draw last year with both men, naturally, claiming to have won. Two of the ringside judges scored it while the third had it to KSI after six rounds. And although both failed to land with a number of their bigger shots, KSI made Paul bleed in the fifth with a fine shot to the head.
Jake instead fought KSI's younger sibling Deji on the Manchester undercard, winning in the fifth round via TKO, while Ferdinand failed in his bid to earn a professional boxing license. Paul eventually accepted the challenge via a YouTube video and the pair began training in earnest, trading insults and barbs.
I actually hate him more than Logan. Yeah, so Jake would make sense. The YouTube star will take on his social media nemesis for the second time on November 9 in Los Angeles.
The pair fought to a controversial draw last year but have turned professional for the second instalment. That means that will ditch the headguards and pull on 10oz gloves at the Staples Center next month. Logan Paul has been slammed over a "stupid' knife comment ahead of his rematch with KSI. Paul tweeted "please don't stab me" as the YouTube sensations prepare to come face-to-face in a press conference in London on Monday. The comment has been viewed as a jibe at London's knife crisis.
At least people have been killed in violent crimes in London this year alone — many of them teenagers and young people. There were murders in the capital last year, and knife crime hit an all-time high in the UK with 43, blade-related offences across England and Wales. Paul's tweet blasted by a knife crime campaigner, who described it as "condescending" and "stupid". By Martin Domin. Video Loading Video Unavailable.
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Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice. Follow mirrorfighting. Show more comments. Sport all Most Read Most Recent.KSI vs. The undercard consisted of a number of YouTubers, including a bout between the headliners respective younger brothers, Deji Olatunji and Jake Paul.
The bout took place on 25 August at PM BST in the Manchester ArenaManchesterEngland, and was streamed on YouTube 's pay-per-view platform,    and resulted in a majority drawwith two judges scoring it 57—57 and the other 58—57 in favour of KSI.
The fight was promoted as "the biggest internet event in history"  and "the biggest amateur boxing match in history". 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 DubaiUnited Arab Emiratesbut Logan had decided to go with the two-fight plan. In an interview with TMZ on 23 JulyKSI 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".
Two press conferences were held to promote the fight. Joe Weller fight. Izadi threatened Deji with a lawsuit against him, claiming that Deji incited the fans to attack the Pauls and challenged Izadi to a bare-knuckle fight.
Deji denied these claims and said, "the attack resulted from other factors, including the fact that Greg Paul actually assaulted a fan first. Izadi would admit to being responsible, which prompted Deji to have officials for the event ban Izadi from attending. After the press conference, the Pauls requested for True Geordie to not commentate on the fight, claiming that he was "biased" towards the KSI camp for allowing him to insult the Pauls without intervening.
The weigh-in was held on 24 August and was co-hosted by the same host as the London press conference True Geordie as well as Michael Buffer. The fight was held at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England.
The fight was streamed on pay-per-view on YouTubevia a YouTube channel dedicated to the fight. Due to the high profile of the event in the social and online world, and the use of pay-per-view instead of the usual free YouTube streaming, pirate streams of the fight became a concern for promoters.
Plus the press conferences, weigh-in and making other content for the new channel, all adds up. Although official details for it haven't been revealed, there have been estimates of their potential earnings. The belt is of red colour with gold motifs. Its design features an eagle with its wings fully spread atop a golden globe with a crown at its centre. The main event was contested over 6 rounds 3 minutes each. Both athletes agreed to box in 12oz gloveswhich is a size often used for amateur boxing fights between the middleweight and heavyweight divisions.