KSI reveals surprise pick for next fight after Logan Paul - Dexerto

KSI reveals surprise pick for next fight after Logan Paul

Published: 10/Oct/2019 14:12 Updated: 10/Oct/2019 17:36

by David Purcell


Popular YouTuber Olajide ‘KSI‘ Olatunji has revealed the person that he’s eying for his next big boxing match, and his choice could be seen as a surprising one. 

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The content creator is set to step into the ring with Logan Paul on November 6, with their match being the headline fight on a highly anticipated card at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California. 

Of course, this isn’t the first time that the pair have faced off inside the squared circle, after their first bout back in August 2018 ended up a draw. While KSI has that fight to think about first and appears to be very much focused on his opponent, he’s also revealed what could come after. 


KSI, InstagramKSI had been doing a lot of media ahead of the big match in November.
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The 26-year-old took part in an interview with JD Sports on October 9, where he briefly explained some of the preparation for the fight, how he’s feeling about his opponent and interestingly, who could be involved in his next match. 

Talking about Logan Paul, he said: “We’re not friends. I don’t care about him. I’m sure he doesn’t care about me and ultimately we both want knockouts.

“We both want to get the glory because after this it’s not a paycheck, if anything it’s being able to release content and push your career after this fight, do more fights, and you have bragging rights on YouTube for so long.” 


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After this one is all said and done, though, KSI admits that he would like to take on Jake Paul, who is, of course, Logan’s younger brother. 

That answer in particular will stir up some interest in both fanbases as the two have teased a match repeatedly in the past, with some genuine animosity between them – which KSI also touched on. 

“Who is next? I’d love to have Jake. I’d love to have Jake. I’d love to break his little skull. I despise him man. I hate him. I actually hate him more than Logan. Yeah, Jake would make sense.” 


Jake Paul YouTubeJake Paul is the guy KSI would like to face after Logan.
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The YouTuber also never ruled out facing some other professional boxers following the match with Logan, and even admitted that the opportunity to join WWE to do some wrestling could interest him in the future. 

Whether or not that transpires remains to be seen, but a number of interesting mainstream figures have been appearing in WWE programming during the course of 2019 – including British boxer Tyson Fury, former two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez and more. 

Opportunities such as that, though, will be nowhere near his top priority coming into this fight, with the ultimate goal of defeating Logan clearly on show during the pre-match buildup.