On June 12, influencers from both YouTube and TikTok will be headlining a boxing event at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida. The ‘Battle of the Platforms’ as it is advertised will not only entail boxing, but artistes such as DJ Khaled, Lil Baby and Migos will be performing.
All in person tickets that were available are now sold out, but it will be streamed as a pay per view on LiveXLive.
The main event will be between Austin McBroom and Bryce Hall.
Austin McBroom is a family man, vlogger and former college basketball player. He is 29 years old. They are well known through their YouTube channel ‘The ACE Family’ which has over 19 million subscribers.
Bryce Hall who is 21 has 19.5 million followers on TikTok.
Leading up to the anticipated press conference on May 18, the online banter between the Austin and Bryce was at an all time high. This culminated in a brawl between the two at the press conference.
Who is on team YouTube and team TikTok
The other You Tube personalities that will be participating are: An Eson Gib, Deji, DDG, Faze Jarvis, Tanner Fox, Landon McBroom and Ryan Johnston.
Taylor Holder, Vinnie Hacker, Nate Wyatt, Michael Le, Ryland Storms, Ben Azelart and Cale Saurage will be fighting on team TikTok.
The rivalry is heating up.
Led by Austin McBroom, the YouTubers and their followers marched down Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. Shutting it down.
Austin at the weigh in told the TMZ that Bryce is nervous and that we should expect a knock out by the 2ndround.
Bryce declared that he is not at all nervous.
This event is not endorsed or is being planned by either YouTube or TikTok. This is an event hosted by Social Gloves in collaboration with LiveXLive alongside the personalities from each platform.
Social Gloves: Battle of the Platforms
TOMORROW. #YouTubers vs #TikTokers plus @djkhaled, @lilbaby4PF, @Migos & more! It doesn’t get any bigger than this.— LiveXLive (@livexlive) June 11, 2021
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