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- Internet film star turned boxer Jake Paul will fight UFC legend Anderson Silva on October 29.
- The fight will be a Showtime pay-per-view event, starting at 9 p.m. ET.
- Paul is undefeated in 5 occupation fights, whereas Silva has acquired two fights since leaving UFC in 2020.
Social media star Jake Paul will return to the boxing ring for his first fight of 2022 in direction of former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Paul vs. Silva will be a Showtime pay-per-view event airing October 29 at 9 p.m. ET from the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona.
Paul stays undefeated through 5 official matches, with his closing two wins coming over one different former UFC champ, Tyron Woodley. Paul is 22 years youthful than the 47-year-old Silva, nonetheless the further expert fighter will doable be his most important downside since he began boxing in 2018.
Silva has a 3-1 doc as a boxer to go alongside his 46 occupation fights in mixed martial arts. Silva returned to boxing in 2021 after his UFC contract ended. Since then, he defeated former WBC champion Julio César Chávez Jr. by way of break up dedication in June 2021 and knocked out fellow UFC veteran Tito Ortiz in September 2021.
The pay-per-view will moreover attribute the expert boxing debuts of former NFL working once more Le’Veon Bell and UFC veteran Uriah Hall. Bell knocked out fellow NFL veteran Adrian Peterson in a September exhibition, whereas Hall launched his retirement from mixed martial arts in August.
How to watch Paul vs. Silva
You can watch Paul vs. Silva on October 29 at 9 p.m. ET by way of the Showtime app or Fite.TV app. You may even order the fight through most cable suppliers. No matter what platform you choose, the pay-per-view event costs $60 and will embrace 5 matches in full.
You don’t want to be a Showtime subscriber to order and watch the pay-per-view through Showtime. The Showtime app is on the market on Apple and Android devices, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox, and most good TVs.
Paul vs. Silva fight card
- Chris Avila versus Dr. Mike Varshavski [Cruiserweight, four rounds]
- Uriah Hall versus Le’Veon Bell [Cruiserweight, four rounds]
- Alexandro Santiago versus Antonio Nieves [Bantamweight, 10 rounds]
- Ashton Sylve versus Braulio Rodriguez [Lightweight, eight rounds]
- Jake Paul versus Anderson Silva [Catchweight, eight rounds]