On May 13th, KSI, a British YouTube star and amateur boxer, will make his second appearance in the ring this year at the Wembley Arena in London. KSI vs Fournier, the fight is part of the MF & DAZN: X Series 007. It will be broadcast on DAZN PPV, with the main event expected to start at approximately 10.30 pm.
KSI, whose real name is Olajide Olatunji. He will be taking on pro boxer Joe Fournier in a cruiserweight bout scheduled for six rounds. The 29-year-old KSI, who hails from Watford, Hertfordshire. He has an undefeated record of 4-0 with three knockouts. While Fournier, who was born in London, has a perfect record of 9-0, with all of his victories coming by way of knockout.
KSI, who previously defeated fellow YouTuber Logan Paul in a highly publicized amateur bout in 2019. He is looking to solidify his position in the boxing world by taking on a professional fighter. He is confident of victory and has promised to deliver a knockout blow to Fournier.
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Fournier, however, is equally confident and has warned KSI that he is in for a “rude awakening” when he steps into the ring with a real boxer. The 40-year-old Fournier last fought professionally in April 2021. He lost an exhibition match to former heavyweight world champion David Haye. He has also stated that he intends to leave KSI unconscious on the canvas.
The full fight card KSI vs Fournier also includes several other amateur bouts, featuring YouTube personalities and social media influencers. These include Deji Olatunji (KSI’s younger brother) taking on Swarmz in a light-heavyweight fight. As well as Salt Papi vs Anthony Taylor in a catchweight bout.
The event is expected to draw a large audience, both in person at the Wembley Arena and online via the DAZN PPV platform. With tensions high between KSI and Fournier, the main event promises to be an exciting clash between two very different fighters.