Jake Paul and Anderson Silva face off for first time ahead of boxing fight
Jake Paul and Anderson Silva meets face-to-face today in Hollywood, and there was major respect shown from both sides.
YouTube star has had some pretty nasty interactions with prior opponents, but on the stage today with the UFC legend Anderson Silva who never been known as a trash talker, there was really nothing but respect and love shown between the two fighters, who will clash in a special eight-round, 187-pound catchweight battle atop the Showtime pay-per-view (PPV) fight card on Sat., Oct. 29, 2022 inside Gila River Arena in Phoenix, Arizona.
Paul, 25, was scheduled to compete against boxers Tommy Fury and Hasim Rahman Jr in his sixth professional boxing fight, but those bouts fell apart and sent The YouTuber back to the drawing board. “The Problem Child” would have to do something extraordinary to get people interested in his fights again.
A clash against one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time might do the trick.