YouTube Hardly anyone over the age of 30 was watching, but millions logged-in for the biggest amateur boxing match of all time at the Manchester Arena on Saturday evening. In a sign of how cultural power is shifting online, the battle was shown on YouTube rather than a major television channel. The fight, to the immediate disappointment of some fans online, was declared a majority draw, after both men failed to land heavy blows over six rounds. YouTube declined to comment on how much money it will generate from streaming the event. It is not clear whether fans recording and streaming the match for free various on platforms and online channels - including on YouTube itself - will dent the number of paying viewers.
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The pair promised to give the fans a second run after their original fight ended in a draw. The fight was streamed live on YouTube pay-per-view with viewing buys rising to , - more than when Carl Froch knocked out George Groves at Wembley.
Paul started strongly before KSI began to find his feet leaving fans disappointed that there was no outright winner. The fight in Manchester Arena back in August completely sold out so the YouTubers promised to make their next fight bigger and better scheduling it for the US.
But first they start with their first press conference, which is bound to be as explosive as ever Read More How can you watch the press conference? For those in the UK, you can watch the press conference live on YouTube completely free of charge.
When is the fight taking place? The fight will take place on Saturday 9 November. It will, however, be in the early hours of the morning for those in the UK.
|Most Popular||YouTube time, how to live stream it and why it's happening The fight will be one of the biggest offline moments in YouTube history, and will take place live at Manchester Arena on Saturday 25 August.|
|The viral sensations are fighting for a second time in November||Be prepared to pay for the streaming of the biggest event in YouTube history. It's being billed as the biggest amateur boxing match of all time and based on the KSI vs Logan Paul London press conference drama recently , it's sure to live up to all expectations.|
The fight will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Are tickets available for the fight? Tickets for the fight go on general sale at the same time as the press conference on Saturday 14 September.