The battle to crown the toughest internet personality saw a pair of YouTube sensations enter the ring under professional rules on Saturday as the sport of boxing tentatively held its breath. With a combined 40 million followers on YouTube and a grudge that dates back to their majority draw amateur bout in , KSI and Logan Paul drew a huge crowd to the Staples Center in Los Angeles and received main event status on DAZN before delivering a surprisingly entertaining affair. KSI came out the winner in the end by split decision in their six-round cruiserweight bout that was helped by referee Jack Reiss' controversial two-point deduction on Paul for holding and hitting KSI when he was down in Round 4. Two judges scored it and for KSI while the third had it for Paul. I was ready, I was on fire. He couldn't deal with my jabs to the body tonight. But the native of London landed the bigger shots throughout save for a wild fourth round that ultimately decided the fight. Respect box?
Logan Paul vs. KSI 2 highlights
KSI defeated Logan Paul via split decision in their highly anticipated rematch. KSI defeats Logan Paul with a split decision victory! One judge ruled in favor of Logan Paul, but the other two judges ruled in favor of KSI and Paul had a controversial knockdown in Round 4 where he appeared to hit KSI when he was down. As a result, the referee told the judges to dock two points from Paul.
KSI vs. The bout was held at the Staples Center , Los Angeles on 9 November ,   and was scheduled for six three minute rounds in the cruiserweight division, with both fighters making their professional boxing debuts. The result was a split decision victory for KSI, with two judges scoring the bout 56—55 and 57—54 in favour of KSI, and a third judge scoring the fight 56—55 in favour of Logan Paul. The choice of putting two world-title bouts on the undercard, beneath two YouTubers, was criticised, with some going as far as describing the event as an 'insult' to boxing. However, a number of figures within the sport, including professional boxers, were more receptive to the event and highlighted the professionalism of Paul and KSI — both of whom received coaching from previous world champion coaches and boxers — as well as their intention to bring a new audience to the sport of boxing. After the successful first fight against Paul, KSI requested for the second fight to be postponed until May
But when the final bell tolled and Michael Buffer read the judges' scorecards, KSI was declared the winner by split decision , , Although KSI was the aggressor, repeatedly working to get inside and bash Paul with power shots, the British fighter was the benefactor of a two-point deduction of Paul in the fourth round. The wild sequence that round started when Paul landed a big uppercut, sending KSI crashing down to the canvas. However, the ref ruled that it was a punch behind the head and a push that made KSI taste the mat.