Jake Paul continues to prove his critics wrong at every turn. After listening to Dana White announce that Anderson Silva was a free agent and that there would be way we would be hearing Jake Paul say Anderson Silva’s name the youtuber crossover Boxing Star did exactly that. Arranging a fight against the Greatest Mixed Martial Arts fighter of all time Jake Paul only 25 years of age faced the 47 year old Anderson Silva in an action packed 8 rounds of boxing action from Glendale Arizona. Fighting in front of a nearly sold out crowd of over 12,000 fight fans, Jake Paul and Anderson Silva went back and forth in a highly contested and close bout eventually ruling Jake Paul the victory after 8 rounds of action that saw Silva get knocked down in the final round before returning to his feet and thrilling the crowd with a fist flying end to the bout.
The crowd featured many of MMA’s royalty including; George St. Pierre, Nate Diaz, Cris Cyborg, Suga Sean, Paulo Costa, and Kelvin Gastelum in attendance. NBA, NFL players along with an A list of Tik Tok/Instagram/Youtube influencers filled the arena making Jake Paul Vs Anderson Silva the #2 most searched term for Saturday night on Google with over 2 million searches, which was almost double that of UFC 280 held the week prior which is usually a good indicator of a PPV success. Fans of Cris Cyborg are anxiously awaiting her next news as she brought a Shirt which advertised a possible matchup between her and the #1 contender Cat Zingano proposing it as an opportunity to main event the first Bellator MMA event to be held in Brazil, a show that has long been rumored.
— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) October 30, 2022
Cyborg who is the current Bellator MMA Champion was brought on camera during the PPV for an interview with Brian Custer where she discussed her possibilities of a fight against Cat Zingano and a boxing cross over mega fight against Irelands Katie Taylor who is considered the #1 P4P female boxer in the sport by many publications and media ranking sites. Cyborg who made her professional boxing debut Sept against former Brazilian National Champion Simone Silva picked up the FMS Super Welterweight professional Boxing championship after defeating one of Brazil’s Boxing Pioneer’s in an 8 fight against an opponent with over 50 professional fights.
Following the loss, Champ Cris Cyborg sent a Tweet proclaiming she will always been on TEAM SPIDER
— CrisCyborg.Com (@criscyborg) October 30, 2022