YouTube vs TikTok weigh-in: What are people saying about Deji's weight ahead of fight with Vinnie Hacker?

Joshua Rogers June 11, 2021
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The weigh-in for Deji’s upcoming YouTube vs TikTok boxing match with Vinnie Hacker took place on 11 June. However, it was Deji’s weight that had everyone talking – here’s what Twitter said.

YouTube vs TikTok event takes place this weekend

The upcoming  YouTube vs. TikTok boxing showdown, which promoters Social Gloves are calling the “Battle of the Platforms”, takes place on 12 June at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

Bryce Hall and Austin McBroom will be headlining the event, which also features TikTokers like Tayler Holder, and YouTubers like DDG and AnEsonGib.

The first fight features Deji, the younger brother of KSI, taking on Vinnie Hacker, a famous TikTok star with over 7 million followers.

Deji vs Vinnie Hacker – the weigh in

Deji lost to Jake Paul in 2018, on the same night his older brother, KSI drew with Logan Paul.

Deji will look to avenge that loss this weekend, with social media glory set for anyone who gets their hand raised.

However, at today’s weigh in, it was his weight who had everyone talking.

Twitter reacts to Deji’s physique

At today’s weigh-in, it was Deji’s physique that had everyone talking, especially compared to Vinnie Hacker.

Here’s what they were saying.

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Fousey and Deji have confrontation backstage

Backstage at the YouTubers vs. TikTokers weigh-in, Fousey and Deji had words backstage.

The pair have had their beef over the years, with a potential fight between the two even on the cards at one point.

Here’s what they said.

What time is Deji vs Vinnie Hacker?

On 12 June, fans will be able to see the pre-show undercard fights for free

Deji vs Vinnie Hacker has not been given a time slot, but the undercard is scheduled to start at 12am (BST) on Sunday, 13 June in the UK

Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.