Phil Jay 24/12/2019
It’s the controversy polarizing boxing followers however one which exhibits no indicators of stopping as Eddie Hearn confirms one other installment of Professional/YouTube boxing.
An occasion on January 30 headlined by Demetrius Andrade has now been joined by a YouTuber vs a FIFA (PS4/Xbox) Participant.
Whether or not Hearn listened to the followers cries to not have non-boxers topping payments or if this was the plan alongside, they’re again sharing the highlight with fully-fledged professionals.
The transfer has already cut up social media down the center.
Clearly, the youthful technology who truly know who these folks present speedy curiosity. Those that don’t spend hours watching YouTube presenters pranking or enjoying video video games themselves are saddened by the merging.
By no means-the-less, it’s taking place. It would in all probability proceed to occur so long as the cash and subscriptions maintain rolling in to DAZN.
Many will say, ‘it’s extra eyes on the game’ and issues of that nature. The reality is, boxing has by no means wanted the assistance of YouTubers up to now.
The game would definitely proceed to thrive with out them too.
WBN refusing to call and even acknowledge these on the cardboard who should not skilled boxers exhibits you which of them facet of the fence we’re on.
Hopefully, in time, this Marmite pattern which is both beloved or hated fades away. Many concern it can take tragic circumstances earlier than it does.
The remainder of the ‘correct’ card sees undefeated middleweight star Demetrius Andrade defend his WBO World Middleweight championship towards contender Luke Keeler.
Additionally featured is Tevin Farmer defending his IBF world tremendous featherweight title towards JoJo Diaz. Lastly, unified world tremendous bantamweight champion Daniel Roman places his titles on the road towards Murodjon Akhmadaliev.
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