“It’s Not Happening”: KSI Breaks Disappointing Floyd Mayweather News

Published 03/22/2023, 7:51 AM EDT

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Influencer boxing has been on the rise for a few years now. This wave has been setting new standards in the sport. And influencers like Jake Paul becoming professional boxers and breaking barriers only add to the hype of this crossover scene. Recently, a new format of the boxing fight took the fans of the sport by surprise. Misfits X DAZN boxing event witnessed the first-ever boxing tag team match, even though this format is accepted by some and not enjoyed by others. This event was the genesis of rumors involving Floyd Mayweather Jr. and British YouTuber KSI.

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But, recently, KSI took to YouTube to share disheartening news with his fans regarding a tag team match involving the Brit and Mayweather Jr.

KSI opens up about the rumors

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The Brit posted a video on his YouTube channel where he opened up about the rumors of teaming up with Floyd Mayweather Jr. The rumors included the duo facing a team of former champion Manny Pacquiao and TikToker turned boxer Salt Papi.

While coming across a Reddit post of a fanmade poster for this tag team fight, KSI said, “It’s not happening. Okay, guys. And, we’ll leave it at that.” Well, it is safe to say that the YouTuber had a very straightforward answer to all the hype this potential tag team fights built in the boxing world. This news might be a bummer to the fans anticipating this fight. But, one should not feel disheartened and wait for further fight announcements from the YouTuber.

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KSI last fought in January, winning his bout against Faze Temperrr in the first round. The fans would love to see KSI clash again inside the ring. And the boxing world awaits an announcement regarding his next fight. Even though he seems to have it all now, life was not easy for the Brit. And he has been open about his struggles with mental health.

Will Jake Paul and KSI ever fight?

If there is one influencer boxing fight that the world wants to see is the fight between Jake Paul and KSI. The duo has shown their interest in fighting each other multiple times. But the stars seem to haven’t aligned for this clash inside the ring.

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Even though they have had their fair share of verbal altercations on social media, the world awaits these two to settle their beef inside the ring. Though nothing is confirmed yet, the fans can be hopeful that these two will go the distance soon and give the fans what they want.

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Who do you think will win if Paul and KSI locked horns inside the squared circle? Let us know in the comments below.

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Agrim Sharma

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Agrim Sharma is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. Having an Economics background did not deviate him from finding his passion for writing. With two years of professional content writing experience, he learned that the best way to channel his love for the sport of boxing is by writing.
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