KSI Reassures Fans About the Jake Paul Fight – ‘I Will Be the One to End This All’

Published 04/23/2021, 7:00 AM EDT
MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Jake Paul looks on after defeating AnEsonGib in a first round knockout during their fight at Meridian at Island Gardens on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)


The Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren was one of the sport’s biggest talking points over the last few months. The concept of a YouTuber fighting a former MMA champion did not go down too well. However, fellow YouTube boxer KSI has assured fans he will end it all.

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Olajide Olatunji, or more commonly known as KSI, has had a long-standing rivalry with the American internet sensation, and it went to another level when the Englishman beat Jake Paul’s brother, Logan. He has now reassured fans he will fight Jake Paul and end his hype in the sport.

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The 1-0 boxer spoke to fans in a video on his YouTube channel and said, “I’m going to fight Jake; I want to fight Jake. Don’t get it twisted. When I saw he knocked out Ben Askren, I got angry. There’s a part inside of me that feels like I need to f*** him up.”

This comment showed how much KSI wants to face ‘The Problem Child’ in the ring. He then credited Paul for his hard work and ability. The Englishman even admitted that Jake Paul would be harder than Logan Paul. However, KSI promised fans he would still knock out the 3-0 boxer.

In addition, KSI spoke about the hype surrounding Jake Paul at the moment and said, “It’s 2021 and Jake is still thriving. And it pisses me off… Soon I will be the one to end this all.”

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When can Jake Paul fight KSI?

These comments from the English YouTuber showed the genuine bad blood he has for Paul. The undefeated boxer has never shied away from sharing his honest opinions on the American, and even now made no secret that he doesn’t like him. So when can we see the two in the ring?

KSI has claimed he will fight Jake Paul once he has completed his obligations towards his music. The undefeated boxer is also a rapper and has over 6 million listeners on Spotify. As a result, he is planning a tour throughout England later this year.

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 17: Jake Paul celebrates after defeating Ben Askren in their cruiserweight bout during Triller Fight Club at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on April 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images for Triller)

Therefore, fans will have to wait for a while before they can watch the two YouTubers battle it out in the ring. However, there is no doubt this fight will eventually happen.

What do you make of these comments from KSI? Do you think he has what it takes to knock out Jake Paul?

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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