An Anderson Silva-Jake Paul fight this fall

An Anderson Silva-Jake Paul fight this fall


Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) star Anderson Silva will face Jake Paul in a boxing bout scheduled for Oct. 29 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, his opponent's promoter Most announced on Tuesday. Valuable Promotions. 

According to media outlet BT Sports, the duel will be held at a weight limit of 187lbs and will be a maximum of eight rounds.

Silva retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) in May 2021 after losing four of his last five bouts, including the one against Uriah Hall in late October 2020. , the 47-year-old man remained active by fighting boxing: he thus disposed of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. by split decision in June 2021. Later, he defeated Tito Ortiz in the first assault and settled for a draw against Bruno Azeredo in an exhibition duel last May.

For his part, Paul won his five appointments with the professionals. Famous in the eyes of many YouTube channel subscribers, he beat Tyron Woodley twice and Ben Askren, a former AMA Bellator organization champion, among others.