Jake Paul to fight former UFC Champion Anderson Silva

ESPN reports that the fight was announced on Sept. 6. The YouTube star will face the former UFC middleweight champion on Oct. 29 in Phoenix, Arizona. The fighters will go toe to toe at 187 pounds for eight three-minute rounds. ESPN reports that 47-year-old Silva holds the UFC record for most consecutive victories. Paul issued a statement about the match which many are dubbing a "real fight" compared to his last bouts. "Every expert, from MMA to boxing, has said Jake Paul won't fight Anderson Silva...Well, to all the non-believers - Jake Paul is fighting Anderson Silva."