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The long-awaited bout between Jake Paul and KSI may finally be upon us, as the fighters have 'agreed' to face one another at Wembley Stadium next year.
Both Paul and KSI have been rocked recently as their initial opponents have pulled out of their upcoming fights, and fans began to speculate whether destiny would see them face-off sooner than expected. However, that is not the case, although the pair have now 'agreed' to fight one another in 2023 after a heated Twitter exchange.
Paul began to taunt KSI as he stated he was happy to fight the British star on August 27 after Alex Wassabi pulled out through injury. KSI honestly expressed that he would be happy to fight Paul next year, and now the future Wembley bout looks all but agreed after the British fighter agreed to 'The Problem Child's' one condition on Twitter.
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KSI initially tweeted Paul saying: "I’m gonna send you a contract. We fight next year. Wembley Stadium. Winner of the fight takes all. 100% of the purse will be on the line. Put your money where your mouth is and let’s finally end this. Will you accept?"
And Paul later responded with: "Good morning guy “fighting” rapper with t-shirt on. Your hometown & winner takes all. 1000% I accept, but one condition… You have to reply and admit that as of TODAY when it comes to boxing I am better."
To KSI's credit, he did exactly that, and in doing so the fight between the pair is now after he replied: "As of today in boxing you’re better. Let’s run it b****."
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The fight has been in the pipeline for some time, with fans desperate to see the duo step into the ring. KSI and Paul initially started as YouTube boxers, but have since evolved into mainstream competitors within the sport.
There has been bad blood between the two ever since KSI fought Paul's brother Logan, with the British fighter winning the rematch via split decision after their first fight ended as a draw. And the pair squared up to one another after Paul beat KSI's close friend AnEsonGib.
Paul has also beaten KSI's brother Deji, and also stopped Nate Robinson, Ben Askren, and Tyron Woodley twice on his boxing journey. But a fight with KSI is what all fans want to see, with it already being labelled the 'Undisputed Viral Champion' battle.
KSI will now be fighting Swarmz on August 27 as he looks to lose his ring dust, and he will be thinking to next year already with the fight against Paul now in the works. The winner-takes-all battle will be by far the biggest of its kind, with Wembley tipped for a sell-out.
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