Jake Paul beats Anderson Silva on points
Jake Paul beats Anderson Silva by a score of 77-74, 78-73, and 78-73, according to the judges.
Both boxers put forth a good effort and shown some respectable boxing during the bout, which also featured a lot of large swings and furious attacks—most of which were unsuccessful.
Silva was knocked to the ground by Jake Paul’s deft combination coming out of the clinch in the final round, but he got back up to continue and try to turn things around.
Jake Paul is 6-0 now and his plan is definitely that he is here to stay. With each win it looks more and more likely that he really is.
A professional boxer and American social media star, Jake Joseph Paul was born on January 17, 1997. Before playing Dirk Mann on the Disney Channel sitcom Bizaardvark for two seasons, he first gained notoriety on Vine.
Due to his actions, Paul has been involved in numerous scandals over the course of his career, including being accused of criminal trespass and unlawful assembly.
Paul started his boxing career in August 2018 when he TKO’d British YouTuber Deji Olatunji in the fifth round of an amateur fight. In January 2020, shortly after turning pro, Paul defeated YouTuber AnEsonGib by TKO in the opening frame.
Paul defeated retired mixed martial artist Ben Askren by first-round TKO between 2020 and 2021, retired basketball player Nate Robinson by second-round KO, and former UFC champion Tyron Woodley twice by SD and sixth-round KO.
Anderson da Silva is a Brazilian-American mixed martial artist and boxer who was born on April 14, 1975 (Portuguese pronunciation: [des siwv]). He previously held the Middleweight UFC Championship, and his 2,457-day title reign is the longest in UFC history.
During that time, which spanned from 2006 to 2013, there were a UFC-record 16 straight victories.
Paul punishes Silva
Both fighters landed some punishment on the other, though Paul managed to put Silva on the canvas in the final round.
Jake Paul now 6-0
With his win over Anderson Silva tonight, Jake Paul is now 6-0 as a professional boxer. There will be many who continue to criticize him, but there’s no doubt he did it against a combat legend this evening in what was a very entertaining fight.
Anderson Silva says he thinks the judges got it right. “It’s tough to come in here with a young kid and today Paul was better than me.”
Jake Paul says he wants Nate Diaz, he needs to stop being a “b*tch”. He also wants Canela.
“Anyone, any time, any place!” shouts Paul.
“Hard work pays off!” says Jake Paul. And he says thank you to “legend” Anderson Silva.
Jake Paul says he wanted it more, and Silva is the toughest in the world.
Judges scored it even more in favour of Jake Paul than many expected.
JAKE PAUL WINS – UNANIMOUS POINTS DECISION
Scorecards: 77-74, 78-73, 78-73 for Jake Paul
That final round knockdown from Paul was pretty solid, left hand and a right hand over the top. Paul probably thought he was going to finish it from there on in, but huge kudos to the fighting spirit of Silva to get back up and not only finish the fight but try and take it to Paul.
That’s it! The fight goes the distance! Fun fight, crowd loved it. Paul thinks he’s won it. And he probably has over the piece.
Silva has come back well from that! He’s bringing the fight to Paul now and lands one as Paul defends on the ropes.
Paul drops Silva! Right hand sends Silva to the canvas. The Brazilian takes his time to get up – he’s in trouble.
Final round: Paul vs Silva
Int the final round…
A big right hand from Paul in that round sent blood flying from Silva’s nose. So close, but I’d say Paul up by one round, 67-66.
Coming into the end of round 7 and Paul doing some good work. Silva tiring, and his right eye is swelling.
A lovely combination from Paul, though Silva just blocked the final right to the head.
So, so close at the moment. Either fighter could be one or two rounds to the good. Going to be fascinating if this goes the distance.
Silva produces a frenzy at the end of the round, but was it enough to take it? He landed a nice uppercut right at the bell.
Silva dancing around, lovely footwork, but only Paul is trying to fight. Risky tactic possibly from Silva.
Paul needs to make the age difference count here, keeping the pace high. But how much has he got in the tank?
Pace has slowed a little here as the frenetic last few rounds take their toll.
Nice combo from Paul at the start of the 6th.
Round 6 of 8 underway!
Silva finishes the fifth strong and he’s probably into the lead now.
Some sneaky uppercuts from Silva in the clinch and they land. Paul looks extremely disgruntled by that.
Crowd chanting “Jake, Jake, Jake” as he lands a number of punches on Silva.
Over half way in the fight between Jake Paul and Anderson Silva as we head into the fifth.
Silva jabbing furiously as Paul dances on the ropes, and then the Brazilian unleashes a flurry just before the bell. Enough to take the round? Quite possibly. All square then, 38-38-
Good right hand from Paul! Silva responds with an uppercut. Both fighters going for it. Silva still bleeding from his nose.
First round was strangely anemic but 2 and 3 have been decent. Paul probably leading 2-1 at the moment.
Paul says “You’re pulling my head down!” as we start Round 4.
Silva has some blood round his nose. Paul probably shaded round 3 having been outfought in round 2.
Both boxers landing blows out there as we come to the end of Round 3.
Silva looking sharp and fast, wouldn’t say he was 22 years older if you didn’t know.
Silva dealing far too easily with Paul’s jab.
Silva bossed that second round. Jake Paul came close with some big right hands but didn’t land them. We also saw Silva crouch down and give it some spider action.
Jake Paul swings, Silva ducks and dodges to avoid getting hit by a big right hand.
Silva dancing round on his tip-toes, he’s enjoying this.