FUTURE UFC Corridor-of-Famer Anderson Silva has refused to rule out preventing the Paul brothers – regardless of being sufficiently old to be the YouTubers’ dad.
The MMA legend, 46, is at the moment gearing up for a return to the boxing ring, which he’ll be welcomed back to this weekend by Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
And the previous long-reigning UFC middleweight champion is seemingly open to participating in money-spinning showdowns with social media stars Logan and Jake Paul after his return to the squared circle.
When a possible struggle with the Paul brothers was put to Silva, he advised MMASucka: “Wow – We’ll see.
“I am very excited [about this fight, so] we’ll see.
“I am making ready my thoughts and I am making ready my physique for being my greatest.
“And to make success on this sport and exhibiting my respect for this sport.”
Former pound-for-pound king Silva wished to field while he was nonetheless below contract with the UFC, setting his sights on a bout with former four-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr.
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The UFC, nevertheless, refused to entertain the prospect of their dominant 185lb king preventing outdoors of the cage.
Silva advised MMA Junkie: “I put (it) on the desk many, a few years in the past that chance to indicate the world.
“I gave the chance for the UFC to vary every little thing, nevertheless it didn’t occur in the mean time and that’s high quality.
“I feel now every little thing is new and folks need to see the leisure.”
Silva is relishing his eight-rounder with former WBC middleweight king Chavez Jr however admits he would not know what the long run holds for him.
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