Logan Paul suffers blow in seek for subsequent boxing match with UFC legend Anderson Silva set to tackle Tito Ortiz
ANDERSON SILVA is about to struggle fellow UFC legend Tito Ortiz in a boxing match – coming as a blow to Logan Paul.
Silva was launched by the UFC final 12 months however returned to the boxing ring in June and upset former champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Anderson Silva is about to struggle fellow UFC legend Tito Ortiz in a boxing matchCredit: Getty – Contributor
Logan Paul was in talks with UFC legend Anderson SilvaCredit: Getty
Earlier within the month, YouTuber Paul additionally sprung a shock within the ring as he took Floyd Mayweather the gap of their exhibition bout.
Afterwards, he held talks with UFC middleweight icon Silva, with rumours of a struggle in September.
However in response to MMA Combating, the Brazilian, 46, is as a substitute in line to face Ortiz, additionally 46, on September 11 on underneath Triller’s ‘Combat Membership’ banner.
Set to headline that night time is the returning Oscar De La Hoya, 48, in opposition to Vitor Belfort, 44, additionally as soon as a UFC champion.
Social media app Triller made a splash within the boxing enterprise final 12 months with Mike Tyson, 55, making a comeback in opposition to Roy Jones Jr, 52.
The struggle is signed!
Tito Ortiz on Twitter
They usually additionally had two of Jake Paul’s fights, the final of which in opposition to retired UFC welterweight Ben Askren, 37, in April.
His brother Logan, 26, has been searching for his subsequent opponent having taken Mayweather, 44, all eight rounds.
And his supervisor had confirmed talks with Silva, who’s now 2-1 as a boxer.
However these plans may very well be dashed as Ortiz confirmed on Twitter that his subsequent struggle is a carried out deal.
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He tweeted: “The struggle is signed!”
Ortiz final fought in MMA two years in the past, beating ex-WWE star Alberto El Patron – in any other case generally known as Alberto Del Rio.
However he’s now set to make his boxing debut, changing into the newest former UFC champion to take action underneath the Triller banner.
Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz is in line to struggle Anderson Silva on September 11Credit: Getty – Contributor
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