YouTuber turned boxer, KSI is making his much-awaited comeback in the boxing ring this Saturday at the O2 Arena. Here is a detailed analysis of the KSI vs Swarmz and Pineda Purse, Payout and Salaries
KSI was initially scheduled to fight his fellow YouTuber, Alex Wassabi. However, following Wassabi’s withdrawal due to suffering an injury in the training camp, he was replaced by Swarmz to fight KSI.
The announcements did not end here. KSI revealed in a YouTube video on August 17 that the Brit will face two people on the same night. He dubbed this as something “never been done before in YouTube Boxing.”
Pineda was not originally KSI’s second opponent of the night. It was a Ukrainian boxer named Nikolov. However, Pineda later replaced Nikolov as the latter was found to be a white supremacist.
KSI vs Swarmz and Pineda Purse:
As of today, there have been no official statements regarding the KSI vs Swarmz and Pineda Purse. However, upon thoroughly analyzing the previous boxing events organized by KSI or his team, we have come up with an estimated purse for the event on August 27.
How much will KSI earn from the KSI vs Swarmz and Pineda Purse?
As per our analysis of the previous events, KSI will earn at least $1 million for his fight against Pineda
KSI is huge on social media with almost 24 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. His stardom reflects in his earnings from the fights. In his 2nd fight with Logan Paul, KSI made at least $900k only from the stipulated contract. As the event was pay-per-view, the final earnings were expected to be much higher.
This time around, The Nightmare is facing boxers much less famous than his former opponents. However, there is massive hype for the event as the 29-year-old is fighting twice on the same night. Also, with renowned promotion DAZN having the broadcasting rights, KSI is expected to make similar to his last fights, if not more.
How much will Pineda earn?
Pineda, a professional boxer with a 2-5 record, is relatively unknown in the boxing scene. The Maxican will be in the spotlight for the first time in his career as he headlines the main event on August 27.
Pineda is expected to make at least $200k from his fight with KSI.
How much will Swarmz earn from KSI vs Swarmz and Pineda Purse?
Swarmz, being more popular than KSI’s other opponent of the night, is also expected to earn more than Pineda. According to our estimation, Swarm will bag himself a payout of a minimum of $350k
KSI Net worth:
According to Wealthy Gorilla, KSI has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Even before his venture into the world of Boxing, KSI was one of the biggest names in the YouTube community. Other than YouTube and Boxing, Olajide “JJ” Olatunji also has a successful music career. Considering this many sources of income, a net worth of $25 million seems appropriate.
Swarmz Net Worth:
As of today, the net worth of Swarmz is estimated to be $1.5 million.
Swarmz has had a successful career in Rapping. He signed with Virgin Records in late 2018. However, the 25-year-old got the breakthrough in 2020 when he featured in KSI’s best-selling single Houdini. Prior to his career in music, Swarmz was a semi-pro football player.
Pineda Net Worth:
According to reports, Pineda’s Net worth is $150,000.
Luis Alcaraz Pineda is a young boxer from Mexico. Since his debut in 2017, the 22-year-old has fought seven times in the ring.
How to Watch KSI vs Swarmz and Pineda?
To watch KSI vs Swarmz and Pineda, buy the PPV on DAZN for $9.99. However, you will also need a subscription to DAZN which will cost you $19.99.