'We see how desperate this looks' – Jake Paul and KSI clash in fiery Twitter spat over price of American's PPV fight | The Sun

JAKE PAUL and KSI were involved in a ferocious Twitter spat last night over the price of the Problem Child’s upcoming pay-per-view.

The former Disney star will throw down with Hasim Rahman Jr – the son of former heavyweight champion Hasim Sr – at Madison Square Garden on August 6.

Paul then looks set to go face-to-face with KSI at London's O2 Arena – just three weeks after his fight in New York City.

YouTube sensation KSI is set to throw down with fellow social media star Alex Wassabi at the hallowed O2 on August 27.

KSI, real name Olajide Olatunji, hasn't set foot inside the ring since his controversial split decision victory over Paul's brother Logan in November 2019.

The Brit will have to go face-to-face with Paul – who he's been itching to fight for the last two years – as The Problem Child will be in the corner of Wassabi in the capital.


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However, things have already started to heat up between the pair on social media after KSI took to Twitter to slam the $60 PPV cost to purchase Paul’s clash with Rahman Jr.

KSI started the row by sharing a fight poster for Paul and Rahman and writing: “$60 PPV. I PROMISE you all that my PPV this August 27th will be less than that.”

The Problem Child replied: “No s*** dummy. You have one ‘win’. I have five. Coming off of KO of the year.

“You’re fighting an influencer. I’m fighting a 12-1 legit boxer. We are not the same. You shouldn’t charge more than $10.”

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That led to the English YouTuber responding to another tweet where Paul had wrote: “$1000 to someone who like & retweets this tweet #PaulRahman.”

He said: “Don’t think we don’t see how desperate this looks. 

“No one cares, so you gotta pay to create hype lmao.”

Paul jokingly replied: “Thx for the retweet ‘KSI’ you’ve won the $1000 contest!”

That led to this response: “Think you need it more. Gotta pay people to attend your fight buddy, cos that place ain’t selling.”

That comment seemed to irk the American, who stated: “I made $45 million last year while you made weekly YouTube videos.”

Paul then took a screenshot of a text message he allegedly sent brother Logan asking him to send a grand over to KSI while mocking his “plummeting” Spotify streams, but it was the message above that drew a reply from KSI.

He tweeted: “Na you still don’t get it. You didn’t care about the platform that made you who you are. Constantly denouncing it.

“I never did. I’m happy to say I’m a YouTuber to this day because now I can do/be whatever I want. I’m thinking long term my guy. You failed at this.”

The row continued as Paul blasted back: “Imagine saying: ‘yes u made $45m but i’m a youtuber and i’m proud!’”

Undeterred, KSI replied: “My YouTube channels. Sidemen YouTube channels. Sides. XIX Vodka. Music/Tours. Prime hydration. Adidas. Misfits Boxing… Think about it Jake.”

But Paul was having none of it, responding: “This dude is pushing 30 years old flexing his collection of YouTube channels.”

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