KSI vs. Alex Wassabi on August 27 at The O2 – DAZN Pay-Per-View


Over the weekend, DAZN announced its partnership with social media star KSI and his promotion company Misfits Boxing, in association with the Sauerland Brothers, Wasserman Boxing and Proper Loud.

The partnership will launch the new MF&DAZN: X Series – a new crossover series that will feature names in entertainment, sports and lifestyle head-to-head at boxing events.

The series premiere, MF & DAZN: X SERIES 001 will be headlined by KSI and will see the British star seek revenge for the loss of his brother to longtime rival and American YouTube sensation Alex Wassabi at The O2 on Saturday August 27. .

The Event Map will be available to subscribers worldwide on DAZN. In the US, Canada, UK and Ireland, the event will be offered on DAZN Pay-Per View (PPV).

“DAZN’s mission is to provide the best boxing program at the best price, but also to reach new audiences and the next generation of fight fans. Partnering with the platforms of the biggest stars in entertainment will only help us to do so,” said Joseph Markowski, Executive Vice President of DAZN Group.

“We view this partnership as a major growth opportunity for our business. By partnering with KSI, with whom we have already achieved record success, we will establish a long-term presence as the home of an emerging new sports category. Tune in on August 27 for an incredible night that will feature competitive pro matches featuring the biggest names in crossover alongside DAZN’s top production capabilities.

With over 50 million followers on his social media platforms, KSI’s foray into professional boxing kicked off, he fought fellow social media megastar Logan Paul on DAZN in 2019. Paul won a close decision.

With over 18 million subscribers and 4.5 billion views, Wassabi is one of the most recognized Filipino-American content creators. He is now firmly focused on boxing with his first victory in March, beating KSI’s younger brother Deji.

KSI, CEO of Misfits Boxing, said, “I’m back. After almost 3 years, I came back to take over again. First on the list is Alex Wassabi. The one I laughed at multiple times on my YouTube channel. The one who thinks he’s gonna destroy me by his weight. The one who defeated my brother. I am here to avenge him (Deji) and show the world why I am a force to be reckoned with. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA”

Alex Wassabi commented “I came to the UK last March and beat one brother Olatunji and now I’m coming back to finish the other one in the same year. Big Deji has no idea what he’s into. got on board. While he was making music, I went to the gym with one thing on my mind, winning. 2-0 on the way. Thanks to my team and Most Valuable Promotions for making it through the finish line.”

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