YouTube megastar KSI has clarified remarks he made forward of his extremely expected boxing fit with Logan Paul, after telling his rival “you will f****** die” at a information convention.
The British social media megastar and newbie boxer had traded insults with Paul, a fellow YouTuber, ahead of their bout at The Staples Centre in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Simply need to explain a remark I made the previous day on the press convention. I don’t intend to kill Logan bodily the next day to come, I simplest intend to kill his youtube occupation and spirit. After this combat, I nonetheless need Logan to be alive and neatly.
— KSI (@KSIOlajidebt) November 8, 2019
KSI tweeted on Friday: “Simply need to explain a remark I made the previous day on the press convention.
“I do not intend to kill Logan bodily the next day to come, I simplest intend to kill his YouTube occupation and spirit.
“After this combat, I nonetheless need Logan to be alive and neatly.”
The pair took section in pre-fight banter on the convention on Thursday, with American web megastar Paul firing random maths questions at his opponent.
The YouTube movement of the inside track convention used to be considered greater than 3.Five million occasions in 24 hours.
KSI, whose actual title is Olajide William “JJ” Olatunji, has 5.1 million fans on Twitter and simply over 20 million subscribers on his YouTube channel.
He’ll face off towards Paul, who has 19.nine million YouTube subscribers, after their primary newbie bout on the Manchester Area remaining 12 months.
The white-collar match bought out to 20,000 lovers, drew an target audience of two.Five million dwell audience and has had greater than 19 million next perspectives, making it the largest web match in historical past.
It used to be additionally named the preferred white-collar boxing fit of all time.
Then again, audience had been left disappointed with the end result of the combat because it resulted in a majority draw.
Hundreds of thousands are anticipated to live-stream KSI and Paul’s combat on Saturday.
Forward of the combat, KSI – who could also be a rapper – has launched a brand new unmarried known as Down Like That, that includes US rappers Rick Ross and Lil Child and hip-hop manufacturer S-X.
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