“I think he’s going to be the most durable fighter I’ve ever faced. He loves to f****g swing, decent head movement. . .he can take bangs. He’s a pro boxer, he knows what he’s doing, he knows how to stay safe. What the f*** am I doing!?”
He later acknowledged Nikolov’s record of 3-16-2 is hardly the most intimidating at the pro level. However, KSI clarified the Bulgarian still has “more [boxing] wins than all of Jake Paul’s opponents combined.”
The event will take place at the O2 Arena on August 27, though the details surrounding the exact order of the main-event matchups remain unclear. KSI will feature in a quarter of the evening’s eight scheduled bouts, with younger brother Deji also set to face another YouTuber, Fousey, on the main card.