ED Matthews rose to fame by posting videos on social media platform TikTok.
He has since been involved in influencer boxing and has gained a large following. Here’s what we know about him.
Who is Ed Matthews?
Ed Matthews is a social media star that primarily posts videos on TikTok and YouTube.
He is well known for his collaborations with other content creators such as Hstikkytokky, and his feuds with Simple Simon and Astrid Wett.
His rivalry with Simple Simon, real name Simon Colbran, led to a boxing match between the pair.
His content varies from calling out and criticizing other content creators, to challenge videos with his friends and collaborators.
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What does Ed Matthews do?
It is thought that Matthews is in the army, something that he previously stated in his social media bios.
He is also known for his work in the gym, using his platform to show how he built his physique during a three year process.
He shares reaction videos on TikTok, where he appears usually after he plays a clip from another creator, and then gives his opinion on the matter.
He also uses the platform to call out opponents in the boxing ring.
This has been evidenced in his rivalries with Simple Simon and Blueface, but he has also mentioned potential future opponents such as Deji Olatunji.
Does Ed Matthews have a girlfriend?
It is not clear if Matthews has a girlfriend, with information of his romantic relationships not confirmed.
Rumours have been rife about the nature of his relationships with other TikTok stars, such as Astrid Wett, who he posted a picture with whilst posting fun at Cal The Dragon.
However since then, Ed and Astrid have fallen out, believing that her and Simple Simon were using Cal’s profile to further their own careers.
Matthews has also appeared in videos with TikToker Alexis Reed, but nothing has been suggested other than them being just friends.
Did Ed Matthews fight Simple Simon?
Ed Matthews fought against fellow TikToker Simple Simon in London on July 16, 2022.
The bout was after a war of words online between the two, which stemmed from a Matthews saying that Simon had used Cal The Dragon to build his profile.
Things got heated when Ed mentioned Simon’s daughter and ex-wife during the build up to the fight.
The actual fight ended with Matthews knocking out Simple Simon in 48 seconds of the first round, with the referee counting Simon out after suffering a heavy knockdown.
The pair settled their feud after the fight, and have since buried the hatchet.
When will Ed Matthews fight Blueface?
Matthews is set to fight American rapper Blueface on April 22, 2023, at Wembley Arena.
The fight will appear on KingPyn: High Stakes influencer boxing card.
High Stakes will see eight male and eight female influencers battle it out to become the ultimate boxing influencer in their separate categories.
However, the fight between Matthews and Blueface will not be part of the tournament, and has been described as a wildcard fight.
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It will be Matthews first fight since knocking out Simple Simon in July 2022.
Blueface hasn’t stepped in the ring since a bareknuckle boxing event in 2021.