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Tuesday, 20 November, 2018

YouTubers set to take their beef into the boxing ring

Logan Paul slight favourite to beat KSI

Logan Paul takes on fellow YouTuber KSI at boxing
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YouTubers are used to getting hits but two of the biggest stars on the platform, KSI and Logan Paul, are swapping the digital arena for the boxing ring in Manchester on Saturday.

Neither has much boxing experience, but their videos have been viewed more than 7.5 billion times combined and they have promised the fight will be "the biggest event in internet history". 

Londoner KSI has had one previous fight against another YouTuber Joe Weller, which he won by third-round stoppage earlier this year, and he has been training seriously since. 

American Paul has never had a boxing match, but he was granted a college wrestling scholarship and is known for his athletic lifestyle. 

There is hardly anything between them in the betting and it's anyone's guess which of the novices will win, but there might be a decent bet away from the result market. 

The wildly inflated egos of both men have been on full display in the build-up and Paul refused to shake KSI's hand after their face-to-face interview with Johnny Nelson, promising the next time they would shake would be when he helped KSI up off the canvas. 

Betway are offering evens that they don't shake hands before the first bell, and that bet looks worth snapping up. 


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It's anyone's guess which of these novices will win, but there might be a decent bet away from the result market
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