Influencer events and ‘Boxtuber’ have become huge commodities over the past two years, and the next boxing fight for social media megastar Jacques-Paul seems like a big one.
While the YouTuber-turned-boxer has already defeated some UFC and MMA veterans in Ben Askren and Tyron Woodleyhis next fight appears to be against one of the greatest octagonal fighters in the history of the sport: Anderson Silva.
Despite the fact that ‘The Spider’ Silva is now 47, he poses a real challenge for the ‘Problem Child’, as he is 2-0 in the boxing ring and is a prolific striker, having achieved a huge win on the undercard of a recent Floyd Mayweather map.
Here’s everything we know right now about Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva, including the date of the fight, potential card for the event and more.
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Reports said the fight is set to take place on Saturday, October 29. Smokeless Boxingciting anonymous sources first reported the news, and this information was later confirmed by TMZ and mma fight.
The 25-year-old Paul was originally scheduled to face Hasim Rahman Jr. in August from Madison Square Garden, but that fight would eventually be called off because Rahman couldn’t gain weight.
Fans of the “Boxtuber” are wondering when he’ll resume the pugilistic effort, and now we seem to have a date for the next Brother Paul contest.
These reports have now proven to be accurate, as they have now been confirmed that the two will fight on that date.
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As of this writing, only the main event between Paul and Silva has been rumored for the potential upcoming fight card.
We’ll update this page as we get more information regarding the fight card for the night, but here’s what we know so far:
- Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva – Main event
Paul’s Most Valuable Promotions will be hosting the much anticipated event and hopefully confirming some great undercard fights for the night as we head into fight night on Saturday October 29, 2022.
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Boxing fans will be delighted to hear that a venue has been chosen for this event. The two will come face to face in the ring in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States. The venue for this fight is the Gila River Arena.
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