Jake Paul is ready for the toughest test of his boxing career when he faces Anderson Silva on Saturday night. The social media star and UFC legend meets in the main event of the Showtime pay-per-view event from the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.
Paul is 5-0 as a professional boxer and three of his previous victories have come over UFC veterans, as he knocked out Ben Askrin and then defeated former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley by decision and knockout in a rematch. Neither Askren nor Woodley possesses the amazing pedigree of Silva, however, who is known to be one of the best forwards in UFC history. Silva also holds a 3-1 boxing record, which includes a notable victory over former middleweight world champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
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Also of note is the card, ex-NFL Le’Veon Bell will face former UFC star Uriah Hall and social media personality Dr. Mike Varshavsky will fight veteran UFC boxer Chris Avila.
CBS Sports will be with you all the way on Saturday, so be sure to catch up on the live scores and highlights below.
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