Tonight from the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, AZ is a special Sunday pay-per-view which pits social media sensation Jake “The Problem Child” Paul (5-0, 4 KOs) against UFC legend Anderson Silva (3-1, 2 KOs boxing). This is an eight-round professional bout at a 187-pound catchweight.
The card will also feature a fight between retired UFC star Uriah Hall against former NFL running back Le’Veon Bell in a four-rounder, and MMA vet Chris Avila taking on Doctor Mike, also over four rounds.
The card will air as a Showtime PPV, and will cost $59.99. You can also order the card through FITE TV.
We will have live coverage starting at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Ring walk times are not official but given the number of undercard fights, be prepared by around 11pm ET/8pm PT and at the latest it’ll be 12 AM ET/9 PM PT.
PPV Main Card
Jake Paul (5-0, 4 KO) vs Anderson Silva (3-1, 2 KO)
Round 1 - Paul flicking jabs. Not close enough to Anderson though. Paul misses with a jab to the body. Paul misses badly again. He lands a straight right to the body. Silva is taking his time. More body jabs. Paul with a looping left. Jab to the body. Anderson with a counter left over the top. Jake sticks his tongue out at him. They clinch. 10-9 Paul.
Round 2 - Jab from Paul. Anderson closing the distance now. He just misses with a big left. Two jabs from Paul. Silva lands two shots. Silva with an uppercut inside. Paul just misses with big shots. Silva bullies Paul to the ropes. Silva dances around on the outside. They both miss. Silva with a left. Paul with a right. Silva drops his hands for a bit. Paul doesn’t take the bait. Silva doing the games that made him so famous. Two jabs from Paul. Right from Anderson. Another. Right hook from Paul. Paul ties up. Paul rabbit punching inside and Silva pushes Paul at the end of the round. 10-9 Silva. Fun round.
Round 3 - Jab to the body. Left over the top from Paul as well. Silva getting annoyed with the clinching. Jab from Paul. Silva gets a right through. Nice combo from Paul. Silva presses forward. Two big lefts from Silva. Paul with a looping left. Paul misses with the right and eats an uppercut. Paul lands two rights now. Silva with a big combo. Paul just misses with the home run shot and Silva tags him. Jab from Paul. Close round. 10-9 Silva.
Round 4 - Paul lands to the body. Anderson ducks a left. Jabs from each man. Paul to the body again. Paul with a right. Uppercut from Silva. Paul misses with an uppercut but lands a left. They clinch. Jab from Silva. Silva wit ha jab and a left. Paul with a combo. Silva with a body shot an an uppercut. 10-9 Paul.
Round 5 - Jab from Paul. Paul rips the body with three shots. Left hook, and a right. Silva pressures but can’t land clean. Paul with a right back. Silva with a short uppercut. Counter from Silva. Jabs from Paul but he’s backed up. Big uppercut for Silva. Jabs to the body but misses the left from Paul. Paul to the body. Jab. Silva with a straight left. Another uppercut. Another! Hard jab. 10-9 Silva.
Round 6 - Nice combo from Paul. Double jab from Paul. Silva says Paul is headbutting him. Paul with a right and a left. Jabs from Paul. Three-punch combo from Paul. Silva scores inside and Paul clinches. Silva backs him up and lands. Paul with a left. Silva with a jab and an uppercut. Silva opens up. Paul fires! Toe to toe! What an ending. Close round again. 10-9 Paul.
Round 7 - Body shot for Paul. Paul lands to the body. Paul with a right. Silva walks Paul down but Paul is the one that lands. Nice combo from Paul. Lead left. Silva lands a right. Paul lands to the body. Paul with a lead right. Silva with a short right. Uppercut. Silva with a combo. Silva with a right. 10-9 Paul.
Round 8 - Anderson with an uppercut. Paul trying to brawl out. PAUL DROPS SILVA! WOW! Silva is up and ready to go. Paul jabbing and lands a left. Paul lands to the vody. Silva with a left. Paul scores to the body. Silva coming forward. Paul wit ha hard right and a jab. Silva with a right. Another right. Paul with his own. Big shot from Silva! They tie up. Silva with a left. Fun fight. 10-8 Paul.
Jake Paul defeated Anderson Silva via unanimous decision (77-74, 78-73, 78-73)
Ashton Sylve defeated Braulio Rodriguez via TKO, 1:01 of round 1
Alexandro Santiago defeated Antonio Nieves via TKO (retirement), 3:00 of Round 7
Uriah Hall defeated Le’Veon Bell via unanimous decision (40-36, 40-36, 40-36)
Chris Avila defeated Doctor Mike via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)