Deji vs. Alex Wassabi: All You Need to Know About the UK vs. USA Boxing Event

Published 01/13/2022, 9:00 AM EST


Exhibition bouts completely changed the boxing vertical, and it was not short of a revolution. Something that started around 3-4 years ago turned out to be a massive success and no one expected the same. That said, exhibition bouts possess a vibrant future and there’s a stellar fight coming up between Alex Wassabi and Deji Olatunji.

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Olatunji and Wassabi’s fight is marketed as a terrific boxing event between the UK vs. the USA. This matchup is all over the news and casual fans are keen to know more about the same.

This exhibition bout will come to life on March 5, Saturday, at The SSE Arena, Wembley.

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Deji Olatunji and Wassabi are both YouTubers who have had successful careers. In fact, Deji is the younger brother of, KSI, who’s a prime name in the YouTube space. Also, KSI is rightly credited for bringing in the exhibition boxing bouts trend alongside fellow YouTuber, Logan Paul.

 

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Deji Olatunji has a whopping 10.6 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. Whereas, his foe, Alex Wassabi, has an edge here as he boasts a total of 11.5 million subscribers.

Wassabi, apart from his interests in the entertainment side, is also an avid basketball fan. However, he and Olatunji both are absolute novices in the boxing space and they’re in to try their fate on this side of combat sports.

For how many rounds will Alex Wassabi and Deji fight?

For now, no significant information has been released apart from the date and venue of the Alex Wassabi vs Deji clash. However, there’s information that the tickets for this fight will be available on Ticketmaster.

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Both Wassabi and Olatunji will remain ready on March 5 as this is their first chance to shine in fight fans’ vision.

It’ll be interesting to see who among the two makes the most out of this UK vs USA boxing event.

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Who will you be rooting for? Do you think this event will be a hit?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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