The third edition of the famous Twitch boxing event, the Event of the Year, created by the Spanish streamer Ibai Llanos, is just around the corner. Content creators from various platforms like Twitch, YouTube, and TikTok, will step into the ring and face off against one another. Although they are not professional boxers, the event has managed to gain global recognition, and the second edition of the event was the most-watched stream in Twitch’s history.
If you have never watched the Event of the Year, worry not, we have compiled a comprehensive guide for you to discover when and where the combats will take place, as well as who the participants are. Additionally, anyone interested in attending can buy tickets as soon as they go on sale to experience this exciting spectacle live, which is filled with national and international personalities.
The Event of the Year 3: When and Where
The Event of the Year 3 is set to take place on July 1st, 2023, in Madrid, and Ibai Llanos is the main organizer. The first two editions of the event were held in Barcelona, but this time, the venue will be the Cívitas Metropolitano Stadium in the capital, with a capacity of 68456 people, the same stadium where Atlético de Madrid plays. Other details, such as the time, musical performances, presenters or commentators, are still unknown, but you can follow all the updates regarding the event on Ibai Llanos’ official Twitter channel. You can even see the progress of the participants who have already put on their boxing gloves to win their respective battles.
Who’s who in the Event of the Year 3?
So, who are the participants in the Event of the Year 3? The new edition promises to be full of excitement, with up to 6 fights featuring well-known faces among the younger audience. Some streamers, like Luzu and Viruzz, who won their respective fights in the second edition, will make a comeback. Others are new faces, with the most notable being the American streamer Amouranth. Here are all the fights and pairings that are expected to take place in the Event of the Year 3.
Ampeter vs. Papi Gavi
The first fight pits Ampeter and Papi Gavi against each other, but who are these people? Ampeterby7, or simply Ampeterby, is a 23-year-old Spanish YouTuber born in Mallorca, with a channel specialized in football and multiplayer video games like FIFA 23, Fortnite, Call of Duty, and GTA V. His real name is Andrés López Ruitorta, and in 2020, he created a Minecraft series called Calvaland with other streamers like TheGrefg.
Rivers vs. La Rivers
The first female combat of the night features Rivers taking on La Rivers. Samy Rivera, or simply Rivers, is a 24-year-old Mexican YouTuber and streamer. She started streaming on Facebook and later switched to Twitch, where she streams live gameplay of Call of Duty: Warzone and Minecraft. She has over 2 million subscribers on YouTube.
Don’t confuse her with Marina Rivera (La Rivers), a 20-year-old TikTok sensation who’s one of Spain’s most well-known influencers. She posts videos of viral dances, makeup tutorials, and other content, and she’s already amassed over 6 million followers.
Luzu vs. Fernanfloo
Borja Luzuriaga, one of the veteran YouTubers, returns to the Night of the Year 3 to take on Fernanfloo. Luzu, who’s 37 years old, previously faced off against Lolito in the second edition. He has over 11 million subscribers across all his channels, which started with LuzuVlogs about his travels, surfing, and other activities, but has since become a reference for video games like Fortnite, GTA V Online, and Subnautica.
His opponent, Luis Fernando Flores, aka Fernanfloo, is a 29-year-old YouTuber from El Salvador. He has over 45 million subscribers and posts vlogs, gameplay of video games like GTA V Online, and Fortnite streams on Twitch.