Weekend Preview: Jake Paul-Anderson Silva; Katie Taylor-Karen Elizabeth Carabajal; Vasyl Lomachenko-Jamaine Ortiz

Posted on 10/29/2022

By: Sean Crose

It’s a full weekend of boxing right here as October works it’s means into November. And, though it’s a novelty bout, it’s laborious to not be fascinated by the matchup of Jake Paul and Anderson Silva. Paul, like him or not, takes boxing severely. Silva, then again, is a UFC legend who additionally has a background in skilled boxing. The weekend’s different main bouts. nonetheless, are fascinating as effectively. Katie Taylor is, together with Claressa Shields, the premiere title in girls’s boxing, which suggests she’s all the time price watching. And Vasyl Lomachenko? There hasn’t been a single bout within the man’s skilled profession that hasn’t been worthy of consideration.

Certain sufficient, Lomachenko is predicted to win this night as he battles the undefeated Jamaine Ortiz in a scheduled 12 spherical light-weight affair on the Theater in Madison Sq. Backyard. Ought to the 16-2 Ukranian greatest the 16-0-1 American, he could be on his technique to going through Devin Haney in what can be a significant bout by any requirements, with the undisputed light-weight championship of the world being at stake. Ought to Ortiz pull of the upset, nonetheless, effectively – he’d shortly discover himself being the toast of the battle world. The Lomachenko-Ortiz stay broadcast will start at a really early 5:30 PM japanese time on ESPN+. Appears like they’ve determined to indicate your entire battle card in a single broadcast right here, one thing of an oddity within the ESPN universe.

In reality, if you happen to want to make the day of watching boxing, you can begin at 2PM japanese time. That’s when DAZN will broadcast the Taylor-Carbajal card. The 21-0 undisputed light-weight champion Taylor is clearly anticipated to greatest Argentina’s Carbajal after the opening bell sounds in London’s Wembley Space, however that doesn’t imply a shock won’t be so as. Carbajal is undefeated, in any case, boasting a 19-0 document. She’s additionally about 4 years youthful than the 36 yr outdated Taylor, so one by no means is aware of how this scheduled 10 spherical affair would possibly pan out.

Lastly, though many critical followers could shake their heads, there’s little doubt that the 5-0 Jake Paul’s battle with former UFC legend Anderson Silva is boxing’s most important supply of consideration this weekend. On this case, that’s not a completely dangerous factor. Paul has proven he really has some expertise whereas Silva can boast of being one of many best fight sport practitioners in historical past. What’s extra, Silva has a robust background in boxing and has seemed fairly good since he returned to the ring in 2021. If the person’s 47 years don’t get the most effective of him this night, Silva would possibly simply pull it off – supplied, after all, that Paul doesn’t prove the lights along with his highly effective proper. For sure, the Paul-Silva card will probably be broadcast stay on Showtime pay per view beginning at 9PM japanese time.

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