Jake Paul offers to step in and fight KSI in London on August 27 after Alex Wassabi’s fight was canceled due to injury


Alex Wassabi suffered an injury and is out of his fight with KSI on August 27.

The pair were due to meet at London’s O2 Arena in three weeks, but on Friday night social media was gripped by rumors that the fight is now in jeopardy.

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KSI is 1-0 as a professional boxer and is looking to go 2-0 on August 27

YouTube reporter KEEMSTAR – who first accurately broke the injury news for Jake Paul against Tommy Fury late last year – reported that Wassabi could be out of the fight.

In a video posted Friday evening, KEEMSTAR said: “Ladies and gentlemen, this is breaking news – Wassabi is injured.

“It comes from a source close to the Wassabi camp.

“I double-checked, crossed out Ts, pointed my I on it – Wassabi is injured and there are fears right now that he won’t fight KSI on August 27th.

“Will the event be cancelled? No.

“I can tell you with certainty that the event will not be canceled because I spoke to Misfits Boxing months ago and Misfits Boxing has always said that if anyone pulls out of the fight they will be replaced.”

Wassabi defeated KSI's brother Deji in March

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Wassabi defeated KSI’s brother Deji in March

As of now, all of this is unconfirmed without any announcement from KSI’s promotion company Misfits Boxing or broadcaster DAZN.

However, Jake Paul – who represents Wassabi through his company Most Valuable Promotions – has spoken out to confirm the news himself.

Jake tweeted: “Heard Alex is out with a concussion.

“Getting fed up. It was a great opportunity for Alex. He will be back.

“KSI…everything happens for a reason.

“I will come to fight in your hometown. Your boxing business. You are on side A.

“I also agree to gain 180 pounds by August 27. You accept ?

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