Logan Paul vs Dillon Danis has been added to the KSI vs Tommy Fury combat card in October.
YouTube star Paul has boxed earlier than, drawing with KSI in an beginner bout and shedding to his now-business accomplice in knowledgeable contest, and the American has additionally taken on Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition combat.
Now Paul, 28, will return to the boxing ring – having spent a lot of the final 12 months within the wrestling ring with WWE – as he fights Danis on 14 October.
Danis, 29, is an ex-teammate of UFC star Conor McGregor and has fought in MMA promotion Bellator. The American is greatest referred to as a jiu-jitsu practitioner, and he withdrew from a boxing match with KSI (actual identify Olajide Olatunji) in January.
Upon Tuesday’s announcement of the upcoming combat at Manchester’s AO Arena, Paul stated: “Almost two years after fighting the greatest boxer of all time, I am so pumped to return to the boxing ring.
“Manchester, I hope you are ready for a night you will never forget, because The Prime Card is delivering in a big way, with KSI and I on either side of a double main event.
“The world has seen the energy, athleticism and showmanship I’ve brought to WWE, but this October I plan on reminding everyone that I can bring it to boxing, too.”
Paul and KSI launched the energy-drink firm Prime collectively in 2022.
Danis added: “I couldn’t care less what Logan Paul has done in the WWE, because when he is in the boxing ring, he is in a completely different world. It’s a world of pain, a world where he doesn’t have control, and it’s my world – not his.
“On 14 October, in Manchester, Logan Paul is getting beat down.”
Paul’s youthful brother Jake, 26, has boxed extra steadily than his sibling, compiling a 7-1 professional file. On Saturday, Jake Paul beat ex-UFC fighter Nate Diaz on factors in Dallas.
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