Five opponents for KSI next including Tyron Woodley and Joe Fournier as YouTuber gears up for huge Jake Paul fight


KSI moved a step closer to his huge grudge match with Jake Paul after knocking out Faze Temperrr.

The YouTube, music and crossover boxing star laid out Temperr in the first round of their Wembley Arena headliner.


KSI celebrates after defeating Faze TemperrrCredit: Getty

And he kept on track for a score settling super-fight against Paul at the end of the year.

But KSI has maintained the bitter bout will not come next and he will instead return in the summer against a different opponent.

Here, SunSport runs down who could be next on the social media sensation’s road to Paul.

Joe Fournier

Fournier, 39, is a millionaire nightclub tycoon-turned unbeaten 9-0 boxer who has tirelessly called out KSI, 29.

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He was ringside in London to watch as Temperrr, 29, was left out for the count and faced off with KSI afterwards.

It leaves Fournier as a frontrunner to fight KSI next.

KSI squares up with potential opponent Joe Fournier


KSI squares up with potential opponent Joe FournierCredit: Getty

Tyron Woodley

Woodley, 40, crossed over to the boxing ring for his pair of bouts against Paul, 25, which ended in points and KO losses.

The ex-UFC champion was considered as KSI’s next fight until 2-0 MMA fighter Dillon Danis, 29, was selected, only to pull out.

KSI has poured cold water over fighting Woodley but the fans have made it clear they would like him to face the American next.

Tyron Woodley has twice been beaten by Jake Paul


Tyron Woodley has twice been beaten by Jake PaulCredit: Getty

Slim Albaher

YouTuber Slim, 28, is now 6-0 as a crossover boxer and beat DJ Tom Zanetti, 33, in a thriller on KSI’s undercard.

He has also chased a fight against KSI and improved his chances following his co-main event win.

But KSI could be ready to step outside of fighting fellow influencers and favour a more experienced opponent.

Slim Albaher celebrates winning beating DJ Tom Zanetti


Slim Albaher celebrates winning beating DJ Tom ZanettiCredit: PA

Salt Papi

Filipino Salt Papi, 28, has emerged as one of the most talented celebrity fighters, who is now 3-0 with two brutal KOs.

He knocked out MMA fighter and vlogger Josh Brueckner, 27, at Wembley and received praise from across the boxing world.

Papi would be a high risk and low reward fight for KSI, but the TikToker called out the internet mega-star.

Salt Papi knocked out Josh Brueckner


Salt Papi knocked out Josh BruecknerCredit: Getty

Tommy Fury

Fury, 23, has been caught up in the celeb boxing space after trying twice to fight Paul, talks which still resume.

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And the 2019 Love Islander has made it clear Paul and KSI are the only two social media personalties he would entertain fighting.

KSI has also opened the door to facing Fury in the past but again it could pose as a risky bout to take due to the experience disparity.

Tommy Fury has opened the door to fighting KSI


Tommy Fury has opened the door to fighting KSICredit: JAMIE MCPHILIMEY

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