Phoenix, Arizona (September sixth, 2022)– The Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva boxing match is now official. Jake Paul (5-0) will struggle former longtime UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (3-1 boxing) in a PPV principal occasion Oct. 29 at Gila River Area in Phoenix, Paul’s Most Worthwhile Promotions introduced Tuesday. The tickets go on sale Sept. 14 for the cardboard that can air on Showtime PPV.

An official information launch for the struggle known as Paul, a YouTuber-turned-boxer, an “worldwide famous person and serial danger taker,” and stated the matchup with Silva might be “the largest problem of his profession.”

Paul had fights arrange with Tommy Fury which was canceled over a Visa subject and Hasim Rahman Jr struggle was canceled when Rahman did not make the 200lb catchweight and weighed in at 206lbs. collapse in August.

Paul and Silva will face off for the primary time subsequent week with back-to-back information conferences in Los Angeles on Monday and Phoenix, the place the struggle will happen, the following day.

Paul, 25, has made a behavior to date of combating former MMA champions, however Silva would be the largest title on Paul’s resume. Jake has a knockout over former UFC Welterweight Ben Askren and has two wins over former UFC Champ Tyron Woodley on his resume, together with a KO win in December 2021.

“Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva is probably the most versatile fighter the world has ever seen,” Paul acknowledged. “Only a yr in the past, he outclassed boxing champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and confirmed the world why he’s also known as the best fighter of all time.

“Each skilled, from MMA to boxing, has stated Jake Paul received’t struggle Anderson Silva. They stated Jake Paul is afraid of Anderson Silva, and Jake Paul would lose to Anderson Silva. Nicely, to all of the non-believers – Jake Paul is combating Anderson Silva. It’s an honor to have the chance to share the ring with the best UFC striker of all time. On Saturday, Oct. 29, I’ll stroll humbly into the ring, contact gloves with a dwelling legend, and do my finest to exterminate ‘The Spider.’”

Anderson Silva received two boxing matches in 2021, first taking a cut up determination from Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and knocked out fellow former UFC champion Tito Ortiz in simply 1:22 in spherical 1. Silva additionally appeared good in his exhibition bout towards Bruno Machado in Could of 2022.

Silva’s efficiency towards Machado obtained a response out of Paul.

“I do know that in life, every thing has its function,” Silva acknowledged. “Nothing comes simply by likelihood. So I thank God for my well being, my household, and my staff for offering me with this chance to proceed doing the factor that I like probably the most. I imagine this would be the largest fight occasion of the yr and can really make historical past within the sport ceaselessly.”

Paul’s enterprise associate, MVP co-founder Nakisa Bidarian, stated Paul continues to raise his recreation and says that Silva is the kind of opponent who can beat Paul.

“Jake Paul continues to tackle challenges that different skilled fighters at his expertise stage and recognition by no means have,” Bidarian, a former UFC worker, acknowledged. “Jake appreciates the platform that he has and at all times goals to offer followers with a compelling product that drives engagement. Anderson Silva is unequivocally probably the most thrilling striker in UFC historical past. These skills have translated into his skilled boxing profession, and he most actually has the flexibility to finish Jake’s unbeaten streak. It’s an honor for Most Worthwhile Promotions to have one of many GOATs of fight sports activities headline our occasion. He’s already a Corridor of Famer in our books.”

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