News 5 March 2022
Author: Ore Bolarin

Armz Korleone & Deji to face off against their American counterparts in boxing exhibition match

5 March 2022

Tonight at the SSE Wembley arena will host a night of highly anticipated boxing action as YouTube and Social Media giants from both the UK and USA go head to head in a battle for cross-Atlantic bragging rights in what is shaping to be an unmissable night.

Starting with Theo Baker and Joe Weller first squaring up in a YouTube video in 2017, which then turned into Joe Weller fighting KSI in 2018, the influencer boxing scene has since exploded with Jake Paul, Deji,
Logan Paul and Bryce Hall all helping to bring millions of new eyes to the sport – which has resulted in legends like Mike Tyson and David Haye both giving co-signs to this innovative new strand of boxing.

New promoters Showstar take the reigns for the latest chapter of Youtube Boxing, with the fighters will wearing 12oz gloves and no headgear, raising the stakes and the likelihood of more knockout action.

For this fight, Deji, brother of fellow YouTuber and influencer KSI, represents #TeamUK against arch-rival and #TeamUSA’s Alex Wassabi in the main event. Co-main plays witness to the Beta Squad squaring off against the Faze Clan, as UK’s King Kenny goes head to head with USA’ Faze Temperrr.

The 6-fight card also includes an exciting heavyweight bout between social media
athlete Armz Korleone and musician Minikon, with the hugely popular Kristen Hanby and Vitaly making up the rest of the card that has been announced so far.

The fight is available for pay-per-view stream for £7 via the Showstar website, be sure to tune in at 7pm.