Who is Money Kicks? YouTube star to compete on Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 boxing card

One of the most influential people in the world will compete in his first professional boxing match on August 20th.

Money Kicks will fight on the undercard of the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO and The Ring heavyweight title rematch between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua. Fighting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Money Kicks’ opponent will be Kyle Paevie (0-3). This will be his third fight in the ring but his first as a pro.

Money Kicks’ upcoming fight against Paevie will be his first professional fight on a big platform.

“I finally announce my professional debut on August 20th in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Very proud to be on the Joshua v Usyk card. I’ve put in months of hard work and I hope to make my country proud on August 20th and raise the flag for all Emiratis and Arabs around the world. A big thank you to my team and everyone involved! It’s time to leave.”

The Sporting News examines who Money Kicks is and how he got into boxing.

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Who is Money Kicks?

Born in 2002, Rashed Belhasa is the son of Saif Ahmed Belhasa, a high-profile construction mogul. From 2013, he rose to fame as a YouTuber. When he first started posting videos, Money Kicks showcased his shoe collection and fleet of vehicles.

Money Kicks lives in a mansion with a full soccer field and a private zoo. Celebrities like Lionel Messi, Cardi B, Nicki Minaj and boxer Anthony Joshua have made it to some of his famous parties.

What is Money Kicks net worth?

Dubbed “the richest kid in Dubai,” Money Kicks has a net worth of about $4 million, according to The Sun. He has an annual income of about $25,000. Money Kicks made his fortune from YouTube videos and music.

He also owns a huge shoe collection (worth more than $1 million) which sparked his popularity.

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Money Kicks social media influence

Money Kicks is one of the most influential personalities on social media. He has more than 3.72 million subscribers on YouTube, 2.1 million followers on Instagram and 26.3k followers on Twitter.

The Money Kicks Boxing Story

In Dubai, Money Kicks befriended the likes of Anthony Joshua and Floyd Mayweather. In 2021, he competed under the Social Gloves banner. Money Kicks fought Anas Elshayib and Ajmal Khan and beat both of them. Money Kicks went the distance against Elshayib and later beat Khan by knockout.

There were rumors that he fought Mayweather before sparring partner Don Moore was named as “Money’s” opponent. He also expressed interest in confronting YouTuber Faze Jarvis and TikTok’s Bryce Hall.

When is Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2?

  • Date: 08/20
  • Main Card: 12 p.m. ET | 17:00 CET | 2 p.m. AEST
  • Main Event: 5:15 p.m. ET | 10:15 p.m. CET | 7:15 a.m. AEST (approximately)

Usyk vs. Joshua 2 will take place on August 20th. The main card begins at 12 p.m. ET | 17:00 CET | 2 p.m. AEST. Usyk and Joshua were supposed to be around 5:15 p.m. ET | leave for the ring 10:15 p.m. CET | 7am AEST, depending on how long the undercard fights last.

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How to watch Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2

  • USA, Canada, Australia: DAZN
  • UNITED KINGDOM: Sky Sports box office

The fight will be streamed on DAZN in most countries around the world, including the US, Canada and Australia.

However, Sky Sports Box Office won the rights to fight in Joshua’s home territory (UK).

Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2 PPV price: how much is the card?

  • DAZN monthly subscription: $19.99 in US, $20 in Canada, $13.99 AUD
  • DAZN annual subscription: $99.99 in US, $150 in Canada

In the United States, Canada and Australia and most territories worldwide, the fight will be broadcast on DAZN but not on PPV.

  • Sky Sports box office: £26.95 in the UK

Fight fans in the UK will have to shell out £26.95, a £2 increase on the price set by Sky Sports for AJ and Usyk’s first encounter.

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Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 fight card

  • Oleksandr Usyk (c) vs. Anthony Joshua for the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and The Ring heavyweight titles
  • Filip Hrgovic vs. Zhilei Zhang; IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator
  • Callum Sith vs. Mathieu Bauderlique; WBC light heavyweight title eliminator
  • Badou Jack vs. Richard Rivera
  • Tyrone Spong vs. Andrew Tabiti
  • Ramla Ali vs Crystal Garcia Nova
  • Daniel Lapin versus Jozef Jurko
  • Ziyad Almaayouf vs Jose Alatorre
  • Money kicks against Kyle Paevie
  • Ben Whittaker vs. Peter Nosic

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