Anderson Silva, the former UFC middleweight winner, is reportedly in talks to go into the boxing ring.
ESPN Knockout reported the information on Monday, soon after Cesar Chavez Jr. mentioned he would be boxing Silva in a recent push meeting. Having said that, as of suitable now, there is absolutely nothing concrete, fairly it is just what Cesar Chavez Jr. said.
“It was what Julio outlined, for now there is absolutely nothing concrete, but it is [what] you are trying to do, we are negotiating. It would be a 10-spherical struggle,” Saúl Ríos, just one of the event’s promoters stated during the push meeting (by means of Google translate).
Anderson Silva was released from the UFC subsequent his TKO loss to Uriah Hall very last October. It was his 3rd loss in a row and is just 1-7 and just one no-contest in his past 9 fights.
Although the Brazilian is on a shedding streak, Silva stays 1 of the finest fighters of all-time. The 45-calendar year-old reigned above the middleweight division from 2006 until finally 2013.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., in the meantime, is 35-yrs-old and returned to the win column final time out as he scored a fourth-round TKO over Jeyson Minda. In his vocation, the Mexican retains noteworthy wins over John Duddy, Sebastian Zbik, and Andy Lee amid some others. He also fought Canelo Alvarez, losing by decision in 2017.
As of proper now, the ruleset and regardless of whether or not it would be a expert boxing match is unsure. Silva has been open to boxing matches just before, so it shouldn’t be a shock if he ends up having on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Having said that, a lot of figured he would box Roy Jones Jr. as a substitute.
For now, Silva is even now a cost-free agent but has produced it obvious he will combat again regardless of whether it is in MMA or boxing.
Would you like to see Anderson Silva box Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.?