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Logan Paul confirms boxing comeback in January on the same card as former rival business partner and YouTube sensation KSI, but will face WWE champion Roman Reigns for the first time in November
- Logan Paul has revealed he will fight on the same map as KSI . in January
- The American will fight WWE champion Roman Reigns for the first time in November
- Paul and KSI ended their longstanding rivalry and became business partners
- They will fight in the Misfits 4 event which will be featured on DAZN next year
Logan Paul has confirmed that he will return to the boxing ring on January 14 at the ‘Misfits 4’ event, where he will fight on the same card as his former rival and business partner KSI.
Although the pair have shared the ring twice before and had their first fight in 2018, before the Briton defeated the American YouTuber via split decision a year later, they will now share the same card in what will become a blockbuster pay-per-view. event on DAZN.
KSI confirmed in August that he would fight at Misfits 4 after beating rapper Swarmz and professional boxer Lucas Alvares Pineda on the same night.
Logan Paul (right) and Floyd Mayweather (left) fought in an exhibition match earlier last year
But speaking in a interview With FightHype, Paul confirmed that he will turn his attention back to boxing at the same event after taking on WWE champion Roman Reigns at the Crown Jewel event on November 5.
When asked if we would ever see him in the boxing ring again, Paul said, “Oh sure! January 14, beware.’
KSI and Paul were the two YouTubers who put influencer boxing on the map. Their first fight brought in about 1.2 million pay-per-view purchases, while their second fight took that to the next level with over 2.25 million viewers.
On their own, the pair has also proved lucrative, with the American taking on legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather in 2021, amassing more than £43 million in PPV sales for the fight.
Meanwhile, KSI’s recent battles against Swarmz and Alvarez amassed more than 445,000 PPV purchases, while also selling out the 18,000-capacity O2 Arena.
Paul and KSI ended their rivalry in 2021 and launched their energy drink brand ‘PRIME’
Logan Paul punches KSI in their debut pro fight at the Staples Arena in 2019
KSI has also stated that he will level up his opponents.
But Paul is no stranger to a big fight after his fight against Mayweather, who has a 50-0 record and paid an equal amount of tribute to his brother Jake, who will take on UFC fighter Anderson Silva later in October.
He said: ‘I’m surprised my brother is fighting Anderson Silva a week before I take on Roman Reigns. I don’t know how this happened, but that feels important to me.
“Jake will take on one of the greatest martial arts strikers of all time and then I will go to Saudi Arabia next week to take on the great Roman rule.
“As if these things happen, it’s history in real time and that’s why I’m stressing that you don’t want to miss this — people will be talking about these events for the rest of their lives.”