British YouTuber-cum-boxer JJ "KSI" took to his Twitter account to express delight with his brother Deji, also a YouTuber-cum-boxer, announcing his fight with the legendary Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr.
The match is expected to take place on November 13 at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai. Deji, who had not beaten any of his opponents until last month (his most recent win was against YouTuber Yousef "Fousey"), raised eyebrows after the announcement was made public.Floyd is no stranger to taking on influencers in exhibition matches.
Last year, he squared up against American social media star Logan Paul. Being an exhibition bout, no winner was declared. Reacting to Deji's announcement, KSI, who is expected to feature in the Misfits Boxing event in January, said:Despite the fact that Floyd, often considered to be among the best-ever boxers, has an impeccable record of 50-0, the Sidemen member hopes that his brother will be the first to leave a blemish on the veteran's record.Since retiring, Floyd Mayweather has already featured in four exhibition bouts.
In 2018, he took on Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa following a bout against internet icon Logan Paul in 2021. He also defeated former sparring partner Dan Moore and Japanese MMA fighter Mikuru Asakura in May and September 2022 respectively.In contrast, Deji's record is the polar opposite to that of the former pro-boxer.Read more on sportskeeda.com