KSI vs. Swarmz undercard: Complete list of fights before main event in 2022 YouTube boxing match (2023)

It will be a social media takeover in the boxing world on Aug. 27, as KSI battles Swarmz inside the O2 Arena in London. Along with those two influencers, several YouTubers, rappers and controversial figures will step inside a boxing ring.

The event will feature KSI’s brother Deji and celebrities with legitimate combat experience. Faze Temperrr, King Kenny, FaZe Sensei and Salt Papi come to mind

The Sporting News looks into the entire undercard of KSI vs. Swarmz.

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Who is Deji?

Deji Olatunji is the brother of KSI. He joined YouTube in 2011 as a gameplay advocate. He has more than 10.6 million subscribers on YouTube. His latest video, facing off against his boxing opponent Fousey, has more than 1.5 million views.

Deji fought Jake Paul in 2018 on the undercard of KSI vs. Logan Paul I. Paul would beat Deji via TKO in the fifth round. Deji lost to Vinnie Hacker and Alex Wassabi in his next two bouts. Despite struggling in the ring and getting called out by KSI, Deji sent an inspirational message on hisYouTubepage that he will not stop fighting until he gets a win.

“So, unfortunately I lost my last boxing fight. And I said that if I were to lose, I’d never fight again, and I was serious about that. The thing is, I love boxing. Boxing is not just a sport. It’s actually a lifestyle. It’s matured me a lot,” Deji went on to say, viatalkSPORT.

“I’m now 0-3. Yeah, I only got hit like seven times. Yeah, I slipped all those punches, but I didn’t throw … I know I looked really, really cool, but the real question is what’s next. … Yeah, I failed, three times, but I’m not stopping, I’m coming back. I’m gonna carry on boxing and I’m gonna get a victory.”

Who is Fousey?

Yousef Erakat, 32, started his YouTube career in 2011. He released his first music single, “Prideland,” in 2015. Initially focusing on his lifestyle and pranks, Fousey’s YouTube page changed to boxing content. He has more than 10.4 million subscribers on YouTube.

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PerCelebrity Net Worth, Fousey’s net worth is about $4 million. In 2019, Fousey made his boxing debut against Slim Albaher, losing to him via TKO.

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Who is King Kenny?

King Kenny, the cousin of rapper Tyler the Creator, is known for being a prankster on YouTube. A YouTuber since 2013, King Kenny has more than 2.06 million subscribers on his channel.

King initially won a boxing bout against Faze Temperrr in March via split decision. After an appeal, however, Temperrr would be given the win. The initial scoring was deemed controversial. King Kenny agreed with that claim after watching the bout. He told his followers that he can’t wait to win the right way next time.

“When I win, I want to make sure I won clean cut, no questions about it. Massive respect to Faze Temperrr. Thomas and I put on a great show and a lot of people say we had fight of the night,” Kenny said, viaMirror Fighting. “You’re saying you got robbed. I’m saying let’s settle this with a rematch, on your turf, a professional fight with 10-ounce gloves. This time I’m not going to leave it to the judges.”

Who is FaZe Sensei?

FaZe Sensei is considered one of the most experienced individuals on this fight card. Isiah Ocasio-Pantoja is known for training in martial arts with his family, launching FaZe Fitness at one point. His father owns two martial arts schools.

Sparring with KSI, FaZe Sensei has an amateur MMA record of 1-2. In 2018, FaZe Sensei beat Overtflow via TKO on the undercard of KSI vs. Logan Paul I. He is also known for kickboxing.

On hisYouTube channel(with more than 801,000 subscribers), FaZe Sensei discussed that he was asked by KSI and company to be on the card. He said he wasn’t seeking out a fight. King Kenny was later announced as his opponent.

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Who is Faze Temperrr?

A YouTuber, FaZe Temperrr is the founder of The FaZe Clan, a professional esports and entertainment organization. He has more than 2.04 million subscribers on his YouTube page and 8.67 million subscribers on the FaZe Clan YouTube page.

Faze Temperrr won a bout against King Kenny after a decision change. He has a history training in combat, as he has done Taekwondo and Jiu-Jitsu.On his YouTube channel, Faze Temperrr explained why he likes to fight.

“Fighting is just a part of my life. I didn’t grow up fighting, but I grew up a huge fan, and I’m very passionate about martial arts. Fighting just became a recent part of my life. After all the sparring that I’ve been doing, it makes me happy,” Temperrr said.

Who is Slim Albaher?

Sulieman Albaher, known as Slim Albaher, is a YouTuberwith over 617K subscribers.

In 2019, Slim faced off against Fousey in a boxing match. He would beat Fousey via TKO in the fourth round. In October 2021, Slimbeat influencer 3bidaan via knockout.

Who is DEEN TheGreat?

Starting his YouTube career in 2019, Deen Bean is also a TikTok creator. He is known for creating boxing content, specifically street boxing. DEEN the Great has made it a goal to fight those who have called him out.

He has more than 231,000 subscribers on YouTube. Initially meant to fight Fousey, Deen will face off against Evil Hero.

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Who is Evil Hero?

Evil Hero, known as Stuart Kellogg, has more than 57,000 subscribers on YouTube and 3.8 million followers on TikTok. He rose to fame by poking fun at TikTok.

In 2021, Evil Hero won a Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship bout against Dakota Olave.

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Who is Sam Hyde?

Sam Hyde is a comedian and YouTuber known for co-creating “Million Dollar Extreme.” His persona has shades of irony in it, and he has been known to be controversial because of the nature of his comedy and beliefs.

Hyde has shown an interest in boxing, training YouTuber Harley Morenstein for the Creator Clash charity boxing event. Signing with Happy Punch Promotions, Hyde is ready to showcase what he can do while having fun.

Who is IAMTHPSN?

With more than 33,500 subscribers on his YouTube channel, IAMTHMPSN is known for his unique music. The Australian plays the violin on Instagram, adding modern music to his music videos.

His goals are to spread the word about animal rescue. One of IAMTHMPSN’s interests is reptiles. IAMTHMPSN’s has an estimated net worth of about $1 million to $5 million.

Who is Salt Papi?

Busta Breezie is known for imitating Salt Bae, the famous Turkish chef. Salt Papi, 27, has more than 303,000 subscribers on YouTube, and more than 3.5 million followers on TikTok.

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In early 2022, Salt Papi faced Halal Ham in a boxing bout. Both had to lose 45 pounds to get in shape for the fight. Inside Wembley Arena, Salt Papi won via unanimous decision.

Who is Andy Warski?

Andy Warski is a YouTuber with more than 37,300 followers on Twitter and 18,800 subscribers to his Kino Casino YouTube page. Known for parodying YouTube stars and celebrities, Warski’s videos are deemed controversial because of the political nature of them.

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When is KSI vs. Swarmz?

  • Date:Saturday, Aug. 27
  • Main card:2 p.m. ET
  • Main event:5:15 p.m. ET (approximate)

KSI vs. Swarmz will take place Aug. 27. The main card should begin around 2 p.m. ET (7 p.m. BST). KSI and Swarmz should make their way to the ring around 5:15 p.m. ET (10:15 p.m. BST), depending on how long the undercard fights last.

How to watch KSI vs. Swarmz

The fight between KSI and Swarmz will be broadcast via DAZN pay-per-view in the U.S. and the U.K.

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KSI vs. Swarmz PPV price: How much does the card cost?

  • DAZN monthly subscription:$19.99 in the U.S., $20 in Canada, £7.99 in the U.K.
  • DAZN annual subscription:$99.99 in the U.S., $150 in Canada

When it comes to the PPV price on DAZN, current U.S. subscribers will have to pay an additional $9.99. New subscribers will have to pay $29.98.

For those in Canada, current subscribers will have to pay an additional CAD $9.99, while new subscribers will have to pay CAD $34.98.

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In the U.K., an additional £11.99 will need to be spend for current subscribers, while £19.98 is the cost for new subscribers.

FAQs

Who is fighting KSI in 2022? ›

A new era of fighting will begin Aug. 27 when KSI faces off against Swarmz inside O2 Arena in London.

Who is fighting 27 August? ›

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Who was on stage with KSI? ›

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Did Kenny lose his fight? ›

But King Kenny was crowned the victor due to a majority vote. “It's hard when you're fighting to decide. I felt it was close […] When it's close, you can't leave it to the judges,” Sensei said after the match when asked about the results.

Are KSI and Logan Paul friends? ›

The elder Paul brother faced KSI in two epic six-round battles in 2018 and 2019, with the Brit ultimately taking the victory after a draw in their first meeting. Since then, they have established a close friendship and launched an energy drink called Prime, which has become a massive seller in America and the UK.

Who is KSI fighting 27? ›

The event is set to take place on Saturday, August 27, at the 02 Arena in London. KSI will be in action twice, first against rapper Swarmz – real name Brandon Scott – at around 7pm. Then he will be back for main event against Luis Alcaraz Pineda – a Mexico pro boxer – at 10:25pm.

Who won the KSI Fight 2? ›

But KSI wasted no time in putting Swarmz out of his misery in round two after a body shot and left hook signalled the end of the fight.

Is KSI beefing with his brother? ›

After constant arguments with each other, both went on Twitter and put their anger online. On Christmas morning, KSI confronted his brother had kicked him out of his house. In his own words, he said, “Kicked out the house.

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