General admission tickets started at a price of £30 with the highest level package pricing at £495. The first was held on 16 June outside the in which was hosted by two-time Heavyweight champion. The Saturday night fight ended in a draw after six rounds but the windfall from ticket sales, online viewers, sponsors and merchandise meant both men departed as winners, with a lucrative rematch due to take place in February. Both are also YouTube sensations. Plus the press conferences, weigh-in and making other content for the new channel, all adds up.
However, due to complications, this is no longer possible. Others who try and host the fight on the video platform have been taken down as soon as they try, but the gaming platform Twitch appears to be far less regulated when it comes to hosting these streams. These types of rehosted streams occasionally find their way onto Twitch through purposefully inaccurate categories as well in an attempt to bury them and keep them from being found by anyone who would try to take them down. The fight will be available to watch for free online on YouTube. The former is the veteran by default, having beaten fellow YouTuber Weller in his competitive boxing match, which, according to OddsShark, is enough to make him the heavy favorite. Furthermore, some schools, workplaces, and even colleges have also partially or completely restricted YouTube on their premises. The belt is of red colour with gold motifs.
Photo and video credit: YouTube, Instagram. Thousands are expected to show up to the event live, but everyone else can follow along at home. The live stream starts at 3 p. Deji Olatunji, known as ComedyShortsGamer on YouTube, posts a variety of prank videos, vlogs, and gaming content to his 9. Other users have already commented on how many streams there are for the match with multiple Twitter users tweets pointing out just how many viewers are watching the stream illegitimately through Twitch. In some cases, you might not be able to access YouTube due to Internet censorship. Doing my nut in — Olly Murs ollyofficial Therefore, it isn't surprising that thousands of people turned to pirated live-stream channels in order to watch the fight, which included live-streaming platforms Periscope and Twitch.
Meanwhile, Logan came in at 189 lb 86 kg. The Paul brothers got their start as creators on Vine. That fight ended by technical knockout in the third of six rounds. The largest stream on Twitch had over 400,000 people in it, but dozens of other unofficial broadcasts brought the overall tally up much higher. Pirated broadcasts of the boxing match seemed to be everywhere on social media: on Twitter, one top stream had 70,000 people tuning in on Periscope, and there were other ones floating around, too. Earlier this year, Logan Paul stirred widespread controversy after , while his brother Jake Paul, who fought in the undercard, became.
Let us know in the comments below. The British internet personality won in stoppage time but called out his American friend online, demanding a fight. Deji did not want to be fighting on the undercard of the fight, therefore it was agreed that the fight would be advertised with Deji and Jake's names being listed in the manner of a co-main event. The two YouTubers have exchanged words over the last few months after agreeing a two-fight deal, with the first match taking place at Manchester Arena on 25 August. Who is on the undercard? A bunch of untrained internet celebrities? However, it will be filmed and a full video of the event is likely to be uploaded to both of their YouTube channels either later today or tomorrow.
Although official details for it haven't been revealed, there have been estimates of their potential earnings. . Which of the two YouTubers do you think will come out on top? The stream — which starts at 12:30 p. Everything else in the build up is free to view too. Its design features an eagle with its wings fully spread atop a golden globe with a crown at its centre. He initially challenged 's younger brother to fight. But we know the Paul brothers love their attention, so it is no surprise that it has all come to this.
They had elected to go with for distribution of sales. Deji will be up next at approximately 1:00 p. Just wanted to address those asking why we're charging to see the fight. Additionally, some workplaces, schools, and colleges have also partially or completely banned YouTube on their premises. Izadi would admit to being responsible, which prompted Deji to have officials for the event ban Izadi from attending. The pay-per-view was set to cost £6 in the United Kingdom but was raised to £7. If you prefer to watch the fight in person, you can buy them here.
Do You Still Count This Bout, A Joke? You can order the live stream by or on the preview below. YouTubers True Geordie, Joe Weller and Laurence McKenna commentated on the fight. The fight will take place on Saturday, 25 August at the Manchester Arena which has a capacity for boxing of up to 21,000. The social media stars will also face each other again before the end of February 2019. The cost of the event itself is on another level to last time. Share your predictions with us.
The lead-up to the fight has been a long and , but it has nonetheless commanded the attention of YouTube at-large, thanks to the narrative surrounding the Paul brothers. In August 18, 2018 by We assure you will never want to miss YouTubers noodle around in a ring, I am not kidding, the most awaited YouTube event is all ready to set at Manchester Arena on August 25, 2018. Logan's share was in turn split with his brother Jake, and Logan estimates that a further 30% of his earnings went towards expenses including administration, production, venues, coaches, travel, accommodation, managers, lawyers, and agents. Which of the two YouTubers would be in the spotlight come out on to? Or, better yet, how will events like this change the way we consume creator content in the future? The fight bought the attention of the mainstream media as well as professional boxing promoter , and boxers such as , , and. This makes it the largest non-professional boxing fight of all time, as well as the fifth largest pay-per-view event in boxing history, behind only several and Floyd Mayweather fights. The match will be broadcast live online as the two heavyweights fight for bragging rights.
When it comes down to it, the biggest factor heading into the fight is the popularity that both YouTubers command. The two parties signed contracts agreeing to have two fights, one to be held on 25 August 2018 at the in the , and another to be held in February 2019 in the United States. Let me give her the other 15. All of the information you need to catch the afternoon of fights from the opening bout can be seen below. With millions of viewers expected to tune in for the live event on 25th August 2018 at the Manchester Arena, the fighters look set to rake in a considerable sum of money, but fans aren't happy about being charged the pay per view fee. I, and many others, expect a refund.