Historic Crossover Boxing Night: Stars of the Sport, Music, and TV Converge in Manchester

10/10/2023 - No comments

Manchester is set to host what’s being hailed as the most significant evening in crossover boxing history on Saturday, October 14th. As the rivalry between KSI and Tommy Fury intensifies and Logan Paul prepares to square off against Dillon Danis live on DAZN,  DAZN positions itself front and center with PPV access to the events.

What to Expect from DAZN’s Exclusive Coverage:

  • The venue: A fully booked AO Arena in Manchester.
  • Stellar lineup of personalities: The coverage boasts an ensemble including Ariel Helwani, Chris Eubank Junior, and Bugzy Malone, spread across two must-watch broadcasts.
  • The Countdown Show: Hosted by Big Zuu, it’ll be streamed live on both DAZN and YouTube leading up to the boxing spectacle. Roman Kemp will complement Zuu’s efforts, capturing exclusive interviews with attending celebrities.
  • The main event, commencing at 7 pm: DAZN’s PPV card is set to be led by Ade Oladipo. Middleweight sensation Chris Eubank Junior, fresh from his triumph over Liam Smith, and KSI’s sparring partner, Idris Virgo, will be sharing their expert takes on the unfolding drama.
  • From the US, Ariel Helwani will jet in to conduct in-ring interviews, offering first reactions post-fights. Helwani will also contribute to the commentary for select bouts.
  • Todd Grisham, alongside Jonathan “The Coach” Coachman, will be in charge of guiding viewers through the battles, offering experienced insights.
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The Talent Behind the Coverage:

  1. Big Zuu (Zuhair Hassan): Award-winning British chef, TV figure, and musician. From grime MC beginnings to being a staple on MF&DAZN X Series.
  2. Roman Kemp: Recognized UK broadcaster, hosting the Capital radio breakfast show and known for hosting elite events like the TV Baftas.
  3. Bugzy Malone: British rap stalwart and boxing enthusiast since childhood. Known for his sensational ring walk with KSI.
  4. Deji Olatunji: YouTube star and boxer, offers an unmatched perspective on KSI’s preparation.
  5. Mike Majlak: Co-host of the Impaulsive podcast with Logan Paul. Will provide an insider view from the locker rooms.
  6. Nada: From Apple Music and the recent Sideman charity football match, she’ll capture the red carpet moments and exclusive backstage interactions.
  7. Chris Eubank Junior: Middleweight boxing superstar, offering a boxer’s analysis of the matches.
  8. Ariel Helwani: Famed for the MMA Show, Helwani will be a crucial element in capturing in-ring moments.
  9. Todd Grisham & Jonathan “The Coach” Coachman: Forming a highly-respected commentary duo in combat sports.
  10. Olivia Buzaglo: Young and impactful in combat sports, rounding off DAZN’s PPV talent team.