KSI's boxing promotion has inked a lucrative broadcasting deal with global powerhouse DAZN.
The English-founded broadcaster has been airing the YouTuber's Misfits Boxing shows over the last few months – with the cards being a great success on the streaming platform.
And the big numbers brought in by Misfits – which is in association with the Sauerland brothers, Wasserman Boxing and Proper Loud – have prompted DAZN to offer the promotion a five-year deal.
As well as broadcasting the Misfits series, DAZN will exclusively air KSI's fights for the next five years – which could include a potential grudge match against Jake Paul.
KSI – real name Olajide Olatunji – said: “This is a massive agreement between everyone involved with Misfits Boxing.
"And I personally couldn't be more excited for what this means for everyone moving forwards.
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"It just shows everyone is here to establish a long-serving crossover boxing promotion that aims to provide ultimate entertainment and somewhere the fans and fighters can call home.
"There's no better way to celebrate this deal than with me fighting on Jan 14th and setting up a huge 2023. Misfits Boxing has arrived and is here to stay."
DAZN CEO Joe Markowski said of the partnership: “DAZN brings the very best in sport and entertainment to millions of customers worldwide.
"The MF&DAZN: X Series has quickly proved to be hugely popular, driving significant new audiences and engaging a new generation of sports fans.
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"We are extremely excited to be partnering with KSI, Wasserman Boxing, Mams Taylor and the entire Misfits team to build on this early success over the next five years."
KSI last took to the ring in August at London's O2 Arena – where he locked horns with not one but TWO opponents.
The YouTuber turned boxer knocked out rapper Swarmz and pro boxer Luis Alcaraz Pineda.
KSI will be back in action on Saturday night, throwing down with fellow social media sensation FaZe Temperrr at Wembley Arena.
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