KSI brutally knocks out sparring partner ahead of Logan Paul fight - Dexerto

KSI brutally knocks out sparring partner ahead of Logan Paul fight

Published: 31/Oct/2019 11:38 Updated: 31/Oct/2019 12:16

by David Purcell


Those doubting YouTuber Olajide ‘KSI’ Olatunji ahead of his big boxing rematch with Logan Paul might be forced to think again after footage showing him brutally knocking out a sparring partner was released.  

It didn’t end the way either of these two popular internet personalities wanted it to when they were first pitted against each other in August 2018, but the rematch on November 9 – where they won’t be wearing protective headwear – is easily one of the most highly anticipated bouts of the year. 

The two boxers are set to face off in a cruiserweight division match at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, with Logan Paul the bookmaker’s favorite to come out victorious. However, KSI has certainly been showing what he’s capable of in training. 

KSI, InstagramKSI and Logan Paul have been promoting their rematch for months.

Footage of the 26-year-old has been doing the rounds online, after first being posted to The Mayweather Channel on YouTube, showing just how ready JJ is for this big rematch in the City of Angels. 

During the brief clip of him boxing, KSI throws a deadly combination of strikes before knocking out his sparring partner – even while they’re wearing protective gear. 

Whether or not he will be able to replicate that sort of performance on the big stage remains to be seen, but it’s definitely a huge warning sign for his opponent as they prepare. 

Timestamp in the video below at 1:00. 

Following the brutal knockout, which came in the second round of the fight, professional cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran had his say on just how impressed he has been with KSI’s performances in the training camp. 

“What a way to finish up a training camp. I guess there’s only one word… Devastating. You know, to see the progression that JJ has done since I’ve seen him here in Las Vegas has been night and day,” he said, but what came after that was even more interesting. 

The Mayweather Channel, YouTubeOver 100,000 people have watched KSI’s knockout on the The Mayweather Channel, but has Logan Paul seen it?

Duran also stated that the YouTuber is now “knighted as a fighter” in the run-up to what will be the biggest ever night of boxing, not only for him, but for Logan Paul as well. 

Those same sentiments were shared by WKA World Kickboxing Champion Amer Abdallah, who said that the last sparring session was the “exclamation point” as he beat down a much more experienced boxer in the ring to bring his camp to a close.


Logan Paul explains why he’s not moving on after Josie Conseco break up

Published: 25/Nov/2020 13:10

by Alice Hearing


YouTube star Logan Paul has confirmed he and Josie Canseco are no longer together in an unplanned reveal on the Impaulsive podcast with Mike Majlak.

Logan and Josie have had a rocky relationship, separating in mid-February, and rekindling their romance in May. Logan previously described their relationship as “f**king serious. It’s pretty serious.”

But in recent weeks, fans had been speculating as to whether the pair had broken up after rumors circulated, prompted by the two unfollowing and then refollowing each other on Instagram.

But in the November 24 episode of Impaulsive, Logan confirmed the rumors were true. Mike Majlak, Logan, and George Janko were discussing the art of sliding into girls’ DMs, and appeared to accidentally land on the topic of Logan’s break-up with Josie.

Logan Paul Josie Canseco
YouTube: Logan Paul
Logan and Josie had a rocky relationship from start to finish

After Mike briefly brought up the topic of why Logan would be chatting to girls, he hesitantly revealed that Josie was in fact his ex. “It might come off a little odd, these exchanges I’m having with women who aren’t my girlfriend…ex-girlfriend.”

The YouTuber added that he’d rather not reveal the details of their split, preferring to keep this part of his life private. “I’ve always really valued the privacy of my relationship because my life is already pretty public so I don’t feel like either Josie or myself needs to give an explanation if we don’t feel like it.”

The trio also discussed how hard it is when a relationship is in the public eye when fans make assumptions if either side is spotted out with other people. Logan said, “It is hard when you have a relationship that is so much in the public eye.

(Topic starts at 21:50)

“You leave people guessing, like when I’m on a podcast and talking like I’m single, but I am,” before confirming that “It was a special time for both of our lives. It just didn’t end up working out.”

Logan also explained he was finding it hard to move on, “I’m not f***king around. I’m not even at flirt stage yet. There’s a hump to get over before I feel comfortable being back at it.”

In the meantime, Logan revealed that he’d bought an adorable puppy to focus all his love and attention on before trying to date again.