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Boxing: Anderson Silva will be Jake Paul’s next opponent

andthere is a date for the return of Jake Paul to the quad. After the unsuccessful fights against Tommy Fury and Hasim Rahman Jr., 'The Problem Ch


andthere is a date for the return of Jake Paul to the quad. After the unsuccessful fights against Tommy Fury and Hasim Rahman Jr., ‘The Problem Child’ revealed his next rival: Anderson Silva.

Paul announced the fight on social media, scheduled for the Saturday, October 29 at the Gila River Arena in Phoenix, Arizona.

“It is my most difficult test. I respect the legend, but it must be exterminated”Paul wrote, alluding to Silva’s nickname ‘The Spider’.

be the third rival in the world of Mixed Martial Arts in Paul’s professional career as a boxer. beat Ben Askren by knockout in his third fight and doubled twice to Tyron Woodley, by decision in August 2021 and by fast track in the rematch in December 2021, when Tommy Fury was dropped with a broken rib days before the fight.

Silva, the longest reigning champion in UFC history, retired in May 2021 with a record of 34-11-1, but returned to boxing. He had already had two fights prior to the UFC, in 1998 and 2005 and decided to return to the ring against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in September 2021, winning by split decision, and defeated in December titus ortiz on the fast track.