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Eddie Hearn reveals date for possible Jake Paul vs AnEsonGib boxing match

Published: 19/Dec/2019 16:43

by Matt Porter

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A possible date for the highly-anticipated boxing match between YouTubers Jake Paul and AnEsonGib may have been set by Eddie Hearn, with the pair slated to face off in early 2020. 

The pair have been itching to get in the ring with each other for months, with the content creators involved in a heated confrontation at the London press conference for the KSI vs Logan Paul rematch, which saw the Brit win by split decision in Los Angeles.

Fans went into high alert when both Paul and AnEsonGib posted Instagram stories on December 16 teasing a big announcement, and according to boxingscene.com, the news is that the pair are finally set to enter the squared circle in early 2020.

Jake Paul, Instagram
Jake Paul, Instagram
Jake Paul is keen to step into the ring with rival AnEsonGib.

Speaking to Boxing Scene, Eddie Hearn stated that he was close to finalizing a deal between the two YouTube stars for a bout to take place on January 30 in Miami, Florida.

The fight will act as the co-main event for the DAZN show which will feature a middleweight title fight between Demetrius Andrade and Luke Keeler as the headliner, ousting the Tevin Farmer versus Joseph Diaz super featherweight championship fight out of the co-main spot.

According to Hearn, the bout will be a professional one scheduled for six rounds, which means much like KSI and Logan Paul’s fight, neither man will be wearing protective headgear when the action begins.

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YouTube: AnEsonGib
AnEsonGib confronted Jake Paul at the KSI vs. Logan Paul 2 presser.

Jake Paul was desperate to appear on the undercard of his brother’s Los Angeles pay-per-view after knocking out Deji in Manchester in 2018, but had to accept a future fight against another YouTuber when promoter Hearn appeared uninterested in including him at the Staples Center.

The American has already confirmed that he’s currently in a training camp, working with seven-time champion ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley as he seemingly prepares for his January 30 fight against his British rival.

Of course, the fight has yet to be officially finalized, but it appears that Hearn has finally got Paul and AnEsonGib to step into the ring together, something which many fans have been crying out for.

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How to watch the TikTok Room Awards: Nominees, results & more

Published: 28/Nov/2020 16:01

by Charlotte Colombo

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Popular drama page TikTok Room delighted its 1.8 million followers this week when, on November 25, they announced on their Instagram that they would be hosting their very own awards show!

The post also announced that voting would be on Friday 27 November, with the awards then streaming tonight on Saturday 28 November.

Details surrounding what the award categories were was initially vague, with the account teasing more information throughout the week before opening the polls on Friday for fans to vote for some of their favorite TikTokers in various categories.

Despite the categories remaining unclear prior to voting being open, that didn’t stop some of TikTok’s biggest stars endorsing the awards and encouraging fans to vote for them.

Among other famous faces like Skai Jackson, Nessa Barrett, and Jacob Sartorius, Sway House star Bryce Hall endorsed the awards in a video, joking that he was probably nominated in the “most problematic” category, while Charli D’Amelio, who recently reached 100k followers on the TikTok, told her fans that “there is a special award show on Sunday” and encouraged them all to vote.

Although some fans found that there was difficulty submitting their votes – with TikTok Room explaining in an Instagram post that this was due to heavy traffic on the form- by the time the polls were closed, TikTok Room announced that over 500,000 votes were cast after teasing fans earlier that day with just how close some of the categories were.

What are the categories?

The TikTok Room awards consists of 28 categories in total, and are as follows:

  • Most active with fans
  • Best couple
  • Best makeup
  • Most positive
  • Best style (male)
  • Best style (female)
  • Best ship
  • Best dancer (male)
  • Best dancer (female)
  • Best fandom
  • Funniest TikToker/ collab
  • Best diss track
  • Least problematic (male)
  • Least problematic (female)
  • Best role model
  • Best group/duo
  • Kindest TikToker
  • Best dance creator
  • Best song
  • Most talented musician
  • Most achieved (male)
  • Most achieved (female)
  • Favourite TikToker/ Influencer (male)
  • Favourite TikToker/ Influencer (female)
  • Best clapbacks/ comebacks
  • Best YouTuber
  • Best hair
  • Best house

The running order of these categories is not yet clear.

When do the TikTok Room awards start?

While the awards themselves start at 8pm Eastern Standard Time, TikTok Room have announced that there will be a pre-show from 6pm Eastern Standard Time.

It isn’t quite certain how exactly the awards will be broadcast, although TikTok Room did confirm to a fan in the comments section that they would be posting the results on their Instagram page throughout the night.

So, to watch the awards, your best bet is to keep an eye on TikTok Room’s Instagram account!