Jake Paul Wants Anderson Silva vs Roy Jones Jr.

Anderson Silva returned to the boxing ring for the first time since 2005 and notched a split-decision victory over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. “The Spider” looked impressive in his outing and outboxed Chavez Jr. leading to speculation that Silva might have a new career path.

Silva expects to return to the ring “soon” as he mentioned in his post fight comments. It’ll be a lot sooner if Jake Paul has anything to do with it.

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Report: Logan Paul – Floyd Mayweather Does 1M PPV Buys

Per Sportico, citing a source with Showtime Boxing, the exhibition attraction between Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather is expected to bring in right around 1 million pay-per-view buys. That would equate to approximately $50 million dollars in revenue for the event.

The YouTube star “took” the former world champion the “distance” in a bout that didn’t see a winner. It will be interesting to see if Jake Paul can beat is brother in the PPV buy category when he faces former UFC champion Tyrone Woodley.

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Chad Johnson to Fight on Mayweather-Paul Undercard

Well folks this is starting to reach comical levels. Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson (née Ochocinco) will be fighting on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul fight card. Mayweather’s promotion team confirmed the fight with ESPN on Monday afternoon.

Johnson will fight another athlete or a celebrity in a four or six round exhibition according to ESPN.

Johnson talked about his upcoming tilt on the “I AM ATHLETE” podcast with Brandon Marshall, Channing Crowder, and Fred Taylor:

“Everything in life I’m good at outside of golf. June 6, ‘Sweet Feet Johnson’ is going to go in there and do what I do best”

Chad Johnson via “I AM ATHLETE” podcast

So…he’s going to go catch some footballs?

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Showtime PPV Getting in on Celebrity Boxing Trend

Per Mike Coppinger of The Athletic, the Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul exhibition boxing match will be broadcast June 5 on Showtime PPV.

The fight will go head-to-head with the highly anticipated Teofimo Lopez-George Kambosos light lightweight unification bout. What’s really interesting is Lopez-Kambosos is a Triller PPV. The same triller that is home to Jake Paul.

Coppinger adds that Mayweather-Paul will be a unique catch weight bout. Mayweather can’t weigh more than 160 pounds and Paul can’t weigh more than 190.

Celebrity boxing is here folks!