Anderson Silva He will return to the boxing ring for the first time since 2005 when he faced Julio César Chavez Jr. in Jalisco, Mexico on June 19.
ESPN According to promoter Sole Rios, he first reported a reservation to be contested for £ 180.Former UFC Middleweight Champion later confirmed the news
“Looking back at my journey, I see that nothing is wasted,” Silva said. “I am very pleased with the opportunity to test my boxing skills. Julio Cesar
“I am constantly training and constantly striving to overcome resilience and obstacles. The fight is my eternal breath.”
“Spider” was one-on-one in boxing and defeated Julia Cesar Deyes in the second round of TKO in 2005 after losing to Osmar Luis Teisheira in the first round of TKO in the 1998 debut. Both games were played in Brazil. The 45-year-old was once considered one of the top Pound for Pound fighters in mixed martial arts.He broke up with the UFC following a fourth round stop loss Uriah Hall At UFC Fight Night 181 in October of this year. Silva won only one of the last nine appearances in a Las Vegas-based promotion.
“When the fight was over, he couldn’t even stand up to do his interview. He had to sit down and do the interview. I made a big mistake, so I told him this tonight. I shouldn’t have had a fight, “UFC President Dana White said of Silva after the Hall match. “He’s the legend of this sport, he’s the legend of this company. I did what I opposed. I knew I was right, and tonight I proved I was right. , And Anderson Silva You should never fight again. “
Chavez Jr. is 52-5-1 and has recorded 34 knockouts throughout his boxing career. He is only a few years old in the last five outings, including his defeat to Canelo Alvarez.
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Anderson Silva booked for a boxing match with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on June 19th
https://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Anderson-Silva-Booked-for-Boxing-Match-Against-Julio-Cesar-Chavez-Jr-on-June-19-178519 Anderson Silva booked for a boxing match with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on June 19th