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Influencer Bryce Hall, of the Sway LA creator collective, challenged Hype House manager Thomas Petrou to a boxing match —with a $500,000 purse — in his most recent YouTube video.
Hall, who has been exchanging insults with Petrou on social media, taunted his rival to "face reality" and participate in the match in order to donate the prize money to charity.
The 21-year-old went on to claim that Triller, the short-form video app airing the highly-anticipated Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr. exhibition match on November 28, would allow the pair to face off in an undercard match.
The video followed a recent escalation of the pair's feud after Hall called the Hype House's content "fake" and Petrou advised Hall to "stick to getting locked up for drug use" and focus on more serious issues.
When YouTubers Logan Paul and Olajide "KSI" Olatunji faced off in a boxing ring in 2018, the two set a new bar for online creators settling their high profile disputes — and TikTok star and Sway LA content collective member Bryce Hall is determined to follow in their footsteps. In his latest YouTube video, the 21-year-old challenged fellow content creator and Hype House manager Thomas Petrou to a boxing match — with a $500,000 purse — to settle the pair's recent feud and to donate money to charity.
"I'm here to say one last thing. And this is an offer you cannot deny – I challenge you to a legitimate boxing match," Hall said in the video, addressing Petrou directly. "Eight rounds, three-minute rounds, scored professionally."
Hall added that representatives from Triller, a short-form video app and TikTok rival, informed him that the two could face off in an undercard match for the Mike Tyson versus Roy Jones Jr. exhibition on November 28.
Hall went on to tell his 2.7 million subscribers that in the event of his loss, he would donate $500,000 to the charity of Petrou's choice. However, if he were to best his opponent, he would donate the $500,000 to a charity of his own fans' choosing.
"There comes a moment in a man's life when they have to face reality, look themselves in the mirror and ask themselves, 'Am I a real man? Do I really wanna make the world a better place? Or am I just full of s---- and a total f------ p----,'" Hall taunted. "That moment, right now, is actually for you, Thomas."
In 24 hours, the video has racked up over 1 million views.
Hall's challenge follows the recent escalation of the content creators' ongoing feud
In a YouTube video on August 8, Hall detailed his most recent clash with Petrou — and floated the idea of the two putting their differences to rest with a boxing match.
After Hall accused the Hype House of creating "fake content," in a filmed interview, Petrou responded by commenting that the creators "all make the same content" and should "talk about [the recent explosion in] Lebanon instead."
Hall then argued that his content was different from the Hype House's videos "for 10-year-olds," to which Petrou fired back: "I'll stick to making videos my supporters enjoy, you stick to getting locked up for drug use, bullying people for clout and shotgunning Redbulls" (a clear reference to Hall's May 25 arrest on drug-related charges in Lee County, Texas).
"You can't argue with me and then say you don't wanna feed into drama because there's more important issues going on the world right now — which is completely true — and then continue to feed into the drama," Hall said in the video. "I wanted to set up a boxing thing with him but, I wanted to do it like, you know, kind of like the Logan [Paul] and KSI thing. That s--- is f------ dope."
Hall went on to speculate that Petrou would not participate because he knew Hall would win and was "scared" of the competition and potentially getting embarrassed "in front of millions of people."
Petrou has not publicly responded to Hall's challenge.
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