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KSI shares before and after video showing incredible weight loss since January

Claire Reid

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KSI shares before and after video showing incredible weight loss since January

KSI has shown off his dramatic weight loss in a video on TikTok ahead of his eagerly anticipated return to boxing later this month. Check it out:


The YouTuber, whose real name is JJ Olatunji, is set to take on fellow YouTuber Alex Wassabi at the O2 Arena in London on 27 August. 

In a video posted on TikTok, KSI showed off the hard-work he’d done to drop the pounds ahead of the bout. 

Speaking during a face-off against Wassabi, KSI said he weighed 216lbs (97kg) on Christmas Day but has since shed 40lbs (18kg) and now weighs 176lbs (79kg). 

Sharing the video on Twitter, KSI joked: “TikTok age restricted my video because it thought my chest were actual t*ts. I’ll just post it here.”

The fight will be KSI’s first since he beat Logan Paul via split decision in their 2019 rematch. 

Although he’s yet to get his upcoming fight done and dusted, fans are already speculating on who he could face next with rumours swirling he could go against Logan’s brother Jake Paul

If the fight did go ahead, it would be an unbelievable payday for KSI, with boxing promoter Eddie Hearn suggesting he could earn up £10 million. 

Credit: @ksi/Twitter
Credit: @ksi/Twitter

Boxing promoter Hearn has spoken about the potential fight during his appearance on Appearing on the JaackMaate's Happy Hour podcast Hearn was asked what might happen if Jake Paul were to ever take on KSI, to which he replied: “I think that’s a very easy fight for Jake Paul, at the level he’s been boxing at now, with what he’s been doing in the gym. 

“It’s a massive fight, but the problem is, when it comes down to ego and all that kind of stuff, the reality is it’s very unlikely that KSI would win that fight, so in your world – of that YouTube environment – how detrimental is it to KSI’s brand and career to lose to Jake Paul, versus the money that he would make in that fight? 

“He's probably gonna make £10 million fight for that fight.” 

KSI has previously offered Paul the chance to fight Tommy Fury on the undercard for his match against Wassabi. 

In a tweet, he said: "Clearly your card is dead in the water at this point. So lemme give you a lifeline. If you TRULY want to fight Tommy, fight on my card as the co main event.

"I’ve got everything set up for you. Best believe you owe me though. Ball is in your court."

But Paul didn’t appear to be tempted, replying: “I play chess, u play checkers. Ur opponent is repped by me & I know a lot more about ur biz than u would like. Ur not on my level in boxing or the boxing biz. Out of respect for my client, I’ll let u keep chirping away like a canary. You & Fury r both big mouths, w/ small sacks.”

Featured Image Credit: @ksi/Twitter

Topics: KSI, Sport, Celebrity, Boxing

Claire Reid
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