Former YouTube sensation turned professional wrestler Logan Paul is set to mark his highly anticipated return to the boxing ring. This time he faces off against Dillon Danis, a renowned Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu expert and accomplished MMA combatant.
In the realm of boxing, Logan Paul holds a record of 0 victories and 1 defeat. On the other hand, Dillon Danis hasn’t stepped into a professional boxing ring yet. However, he is an expert in submission grappling and has a 2-0 professional MMA record.
The clash between these two has been shrouded in anticipation and speculation. Paul has expressed concerns about Danis’ commitment to the bout, citing a history of withdrawals from previous matches.
In a recent face-to-face interview for the DAZN X Series, Paul once again voiced his suspicions about Danis’ willingness to step into the ring. In response, Danis stood firm and affirmed his commitment to the upcoming bout.
Additionally, Paul promised Danis an MMA rematch should the boxing match proceed as planned on October 14th.
Paul challenged: “If you show up to this fight October 14th, I will rematch you in MMA.”
The exchange concluded with a handshake, signifying an agreement between the two regarding the potential MMA rematch.
The stage is set for the Logan Paul vs. Dillon Danis showdown, a headline event at the MF & DAZN: X Series – The Prime Card. It is slated to unfold at the Manchester Arena in England on October 14, 2023.
Adding to the intrigue, the event features another matchup between Paul’s former rival turned business partner, KSI, and the formidable Tommy Fury.
Dillon Danis has made many jabs at Logan Paul and the latter’s fiancée Nina Agdal, in the lead-up to their boxing match. Paul has been criticizing Danis in the meanwhile, both in person and on social media.
Dillon Danis looked to stammer in a video clip that Logan Paul just shared during their face-to-face DAZN X Series interview. Paul made a reference to Danis’ longtime relationship with Conor McGregor and made a crude joke, saying: “Sounds like you have Conor McGregor’s n*tsack in your mouth.”