Leaked Number of Fights for KSI in 2023 Send Fans Into Brainstorming. Jake Paul and Others Found to Be the Public Favorites, What Are Yours?

Published 11/24/2022, 1:50 PM EST

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Influencer boxing has been the talk of the town lately. For the past few years, the boxing ring has hosted bouts between influencer and influencer, as well as influencer and professional boxers. And YouTuber KSI stands as an avid contributing member of the genre. Above all, ‘The Nightmare’ might just step into the ring not once, not twice, but thrice in the upcoming year.

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Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji, popularly known as KSI, is one of the most prominent stars on YouTube and a crucial member of the British YouTube group Sidemen. Moreover, in 2018, the star stepped into the boxing ring to amp up the entertainment level. Since then, the audience has been marvelously hyped by his boxing prowess and they might just get to see more in the year 2023.

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KSI expected to have fights lined up for the upcoming year

To give a brief, KSI has been known for his flawless victories inside the boxing ring. To cite a recent performance, KSI had a 2-in-1 fight fixture to face on August 27. He fought against Swarmz and Luis Alcaraz Pineda. Moreover, the bout against Luis Alcaraz Pineda was the first time that KSI was fighting something without no entertainment background. Nevertheless, KSI won the fight fixtures by knocking out both of his opponents.

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While the star readies for his bout against Dillon Danis, it seems something exciting has surfaced on the internet. The Twitter account KSI NEWS (@ksinews_) is known to surface developments surrounding KSI and is also followed by KSI himself. Thus, the user tweeted, “KSI is set to fight 3 times in 2023 👀🔥.” 

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As soon as the tweet hit the internet, people started pouring in their suggestions about KSI’s expected opponent. Moreover, the news about KSI fighting three times in 2023 stoked the fans. Hence, let’s see what the tweet of the fans says about the expected fights:

What did the fans speculate about the rumored bouts?

Going by the tweets, one can say that people have immensely brainstormed in choosing KSI’s opponent. Though KSI versus Dillon Danis on January 15 is already a fixture, it didn’t stop the fans from giving the names of the opponents.

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Majorly, Jake Paul vs KSI seemed to be a fan-favorite fixture, as it was speculated by almost everyone. Moving forward, Tyron Woodley, Joe Fournier, and Sneako were other names that were cited by the fans. Surprisingly, the fans also stated the timeline and the month in which the fights could be held.

However, unless an official announcement doesn’t roll out, one can only speculate. Until then, people would surely be looking forward to witnessing the bout between Dillon Danis and KSI. And only on January 15 shall the winner be unveiled.

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According to you, who are the opponents that KSI will be facing in the upcoming year? And will there be more than three fights? Do let us know in the comments section below.

WATCH THIS STORY: Event Recap: Best Highlights From KSI vs Swarmz and Luis Alcaraz Pineda

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Astitava Kaushik

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Astitava Kaushik is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. He holds a Master's degree in Media and Communication studies. Throughout the years, he has developed a knack for writing and deems to explore the skill in the eSports field, with games like Valorant, FIFA, and Call of Duty holding a very special place in his heart.
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