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Will there be a PewDiePie ad at the Super Bowl?

Published: 3/Feb/2019 13:17 Updated: 4/Feb/2019 0:34

by Calum Patterson

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PewDiePie’s ongoing battle with T-Series to hold on to the number one spot on YouTube is coming down to the wire – but could a campaign at the Super Bowl be enough to keep him in front?

The Swedish YouTuber is currently only just over 40,000 subscribers ahead of the Indian production company, as both channels approach the 84 million mark.

With such a slender lead, and T-Series gaining on him everyday, it is expected that PewDiePie will eventually be consigned to second place.

MrBeast, YouTubeMr Beast had ran ad campaigns in the past to keep PewDiePie on top.

However, there is speculation that PewDiePie’s channel will in some way be promoted at the Super Bowl on February 3, which could be the extra push he needs.

Speculation began after YouTuber Mr Beast, who has been the frontrunner in helping PewDiePie stay on top, teased something potentially PewDiePie-related in a since deleted tweet.

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PewDiePie himself added to the rumors by mentioning it in one of his own videos, and Drama Alert host Daniel ‘KEEMSTAR‘ Keem added on February 2 that fans will “100% see PewDiePie at the Super Bowl.”

Update: On an emergency livestream to keep PewDiePie above T-Series’ sub count, KEEMSTAR has doubled down on his claim: “I guarantee, 100%, PewDiePie will be at the Super Bowl”.

If real, it will most likely come in the form of a commercial to be aired sometime during or around the Super Bowl, which are of course enormously expensive.

It could be just the push PewDiePie needs and right at the perfect time too, but whether Mr Beast, or whoever is organizing it, can pull it off, is another matter.

UPDATE: MrBeast and his crew were seen at the Super Bowl wearing a series of jerseys that collectively read, “Sub 2 PewDiePie.” 

It is unknown if this is the advertisement MrBeast was previously discussing, as he compared his own ad to that of YouTuber Jake Paul’s commercial promoting Ninja.

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NELK Boys trolled Khabib and got Dana White drunk ahead of UFC 254

Published: 29/Oct/2020 5:43

by Brad Norton

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The NELK Boys were invited to Fight Island in Abu Dhabi ahead of UFC 254 and it didn’t take long before they had trolled Pay Per View headliner Khabib Nurmagomedov along with UFC President Dana White.

The NELK Boys are known for their antics so Dana White was well aware of what he was getting into by inviting them to Fight Island. Abu Dhabi served as host to a huge slate of UFC events throughout the course of September and October, closing out the latest stint with UFC 254.

The October 24 PPV made waves due to undefeated Nurmagomedov’s shock retirement after his 29th consecutive win. However, the NELK Boys made waves in their own way with a brand-new video.

Up to their usual antics, the crew played pranks on each other while mixing it up with UFC fighters. Outside of their shoey with Aussie heavyweight Tai Tuivasa, the NELK Boys trolled The Eagle and even got Dana White drunk.

 

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In a rare interaction with Khabib prior to what would be his final fight, they pranked him by asking for oddly specific MMA advice. “What is the most important aspect of fighting for any beginner fighter to focus on?” Kyle Forgeard asked.

Before Khabib could even answer, the plot thickened. Forgeard joked that the reason behind his interest in MMA is to fight the BMF Champ Jorge Masvidal after he slept with his girlfriend. “How old are you?” Khabib responded, going along with the joke. 

Realizing that he’s too old to start training, he had another solution in mind. “I think you have to buy [a] dog.” With a dog by his side, that might be Forgeard’s only chance, according to Khabib.

Next on the itinerary was to get the UFC President completely wasted. While they downed a few shots at the very beginning of the day, the real party came later that night. “I’ve got weigh-ins at 11 AM tomorrow,” White joked before taking another shot.

“Our goal is for Dana to not make it to the weigh-ins,” Forgeard said. Ultimately, that didn’t quite come to fruition but it’s clear they got him rather drunk. “We did like eight or 12 [shots] right in a row.”

The weigh-ins went off without a hitch and so too did the PPV event the following day. It was a short-lived trip for the NELK Boys on Fight Island, though it was one that proved all too valuable for some content.

This particular video ended with a teaser of what’s to come for the content creating crew too; it appears as though a call with the United States President is in store, courtesy of Dana White.