World Champion Billy Joe Saunders to Fight on KSI-Logan Paul II Undercard

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Also Devin Haney, according to Ozzy Smith.


For those unaware, KSI and Logan Paul are two popular YouTube stars, and they had a boxing fight last year. The whole event was widely derided by the boxing community, but Eddie Hearn, not one to turn down an opportunity to sell the sport's integrity for a pound note, has apparently jumped on board to promote the rematch. But surely he wouldn't put a 'world' champion boxer on the undercard? ...Right? :sad5
 
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I haven't listened to any of Hearn's podcasts, but he had one of these muppets on it recently. Not sure which one.

I remember he was pretty complimentary at the time of the first fight too. Full of respect for the money they were making, any promoter would love to be involved etc.

I don't begrudge someone making money, but it's another embarrassing moment for the professional sport of boxing.

Hainey and BJS will make good money, and will be hoping to gain fans from a new demographic. Hainey is prob quite marketable to the YouTube crowd and this could be the perfect launchpad for a BJS' prank show!
 

DBerry

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'Straya, cunt.
Integrity of the sport being sacrificed for money. Got Hearn’s finger prints all over it.

A fucking British world champion playing second fiddle to YouTubers.
Oh mate, in the nineties when kickboxing was fucking huge, we had a major promotion where the main event was the promoter fighting a rival promoter, the undercard was a genuine world title fight and a couple of stellar international bouts with a smattering of very good interstate National level bouts. Madness!

In this case, these YouTube freaks will draw millions, not one or two, but many million subscribers to there channels will pay to watch these two fight. Funny thing is, there’ll be millions paying for the card who will only watch the novice level bout between two second timers and the talent will be getting well payed to fight in an empty stadium, but the two Youtubers will make way more coin. It’s a bizarre world we live in.
 
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Integrity of the sport being sacrificed for money. Got Hearn’s finger prints all over it.

A fucking British world champion playing second fiddle to YouTubers.
Social media has taken over but this event will bring attention to boxing, this fight will be bigger than 99% of boxing matches lol