September 29, 2022

UFC president Dana White is sick of speaking about Jake Paul however even he’s impressed by who the YouTuber-turned-boxer is rumoured to be preventing subsequent.

Based on YouTube reporter KEEMSTAR, ‘The Drawback Baby’ is about to announce former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, as his subsequent opponent forward of his sixth skilled boxing bout in October.

Anderson Silva, 47, represents Jake Paul’s hardest take a look at to this point

The UFC boss believes Silva represents the primary ‘actual combat’ of Paul’s brief profession in fight sports activities.

“I don’t give a s*** what they do,” White informed reporters on Tuesday.

“But when he’s actually preventing Anderson Silva, and that’s true, it’s about time, he’s acquired an actual combat on his fingers there. No matter how previous Anderson is, yeah, that’s an actual combat.”

‘The Spider’ returned to boxing after his legendary UFC run got here to an finish and was an enormous underdog heading into his first boxing bout in 16 years as he confronted ill-disciplined former world champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Chavez Jr is the son of Mexican boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez Sr.

Remarkably, Silva beat Chavez Jr by a cut up determination in Mexico.

The UFC boss rarely has anything good to say about Paul

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The UFC boss hardly ever has something good to say about Paul

But he’s glad to see ‘The Problem Child’ facing one of his former champions

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However he’s glad to see ‘The Drawback Baby’ dealing with considered one of his former champions


The 47-year-old then went on to KO fellow growing older MMA legend Tito Ortiz in one other skilled boxing bout in September 2021.

Paul boasts an ideal 5-0 boxing document however is but to face anybody with a background within the sport or hanging.

The 25-year-old holds wins over fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib, former NBA star Nate Robinson and former MMA champions Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley (x2).

Paul was set for his first step up in opposition when he was booked to face undefeated British boxing prospect, Tommy Fury.

‘The Spider’ has rediscovered his love for boxing since leaving the UFC in 2020

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‘The Spider’ has rediscovered his love for boxing since leaving the UFC in 2020

Paul is yet to face a striker

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Paul is but to face a striker

Sadly, his combat with Tyson Fury’s little brother rapidly fell by and Hasim Rahman Jr acquired the decision to combat Paul at Madison Sq. Backyard on August 6.

Nevertheless, that combat and the occasion at MSG have been finally scrapped because the son of legendary heavyweight boxer Hasim Rahman, made it clear he was unable to make the 200lb weight restrict.

Paul could not have secured a combat towards a ‘actual’ boxer however Silva actually represents a step up in opposition as some of the prolific knockout artists in MMA historical past.

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