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Jake Paul wants in on KSI and Logan boxing rematch as he asks fans to vote on opponent

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Soulja Boy and Jake Paul
Soulja Boy is without doubt one of the star’s potential opponents (Picture: Splash News/ Getty)

has confirmed he’s being a eager bean concerning the KSI and Logan boxing rematch as he requested fans to vote on his subsequent opponent.

Turns out we may be seeing one other YouTuber undercard in spite of everything.

The YouTube star, who just lately pleaded with Eddie Hearn to be included in the upcoming rematch on 9 November, took to Instagram to chat about his subsequent battle.

‘Dear Instagram, i want you to help me figure out who I should fight…swipe up to vote,’ he wrote, earlier than itemizing potential rivals, together with Soulja Boy, FouseyTube, Jeff Wittek, FaZe Sensei, and Dillon Danis.

‘Get your fans to vote if you wanna get knocked out,’ he urged.

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Jake Paul
Jake wants fans to vote on his opponent (Picture: Instagram/jakepaul)

Bold claims.

The 22-year-old wasn’t initially deliberate to be a part of the boxing rematch or the press convention, claiming that KSI – actual title Olajide ‘JJ’ Olatunji – was afraid he was going to ‘steal his limelight’.

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Reps for KSI strongly denied the claims in a press release to Metro.co.uk, saying: ‘JJ isn’t bothered about Jake and undoubtedly not involved about him “stealing” his limelight!

‘Besides, Jake’s staff didn’t as soon as even request I strive and embrace him in the negotiations I used to be having. That was all the time simply one thing to hold an eye fixed on later on, ought to it make sense.’

However, the star additionally pleaded with Matchroom Boxing’s Eddie, addressing him instantly in a YouTube video.

‘Eddie, people want to watch me fight,’ he stated.

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Jake Paul and Soulja Boy
The pair beforehand squared up to one another (Picture: Youtube/ Jake Paul)

‘I have a different demographic than KSI and Logan, their audiences are older and more mature. I come from Disney, I have the families, the younger kids.’

It additionally beforehand appeared fairly possible that Jake and Soulja Boy would face off in the ring after their weird feud, which culminated in them squaring up to one another on the rapper’s home.

They traded some fairly weak insults, with Team 10’s Jake asking: ‘You’re smoking proper now, how are [those] lungs?’ and Soulja declaring: ‘I’m the king of YouTube.’

Despite them each making some fairly huge claims, nothing has really come of their unusual beef – till now.

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