Anderson Silva admits he is ‘open’ to prospect of next fight being against Logan Paul

Anderson Silva says he is open to prospect of fighting Logan Paul next as Brazilian insists he would like to work with BOTH brothers in the world of boxing… after former UFC middleweight champ beat Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on Saturday 

  • Anderson Silva returned to boxing on Saturday after 16 years out of the sport 
  • He beat Julio Cesar Chavez Jr by split decision in an exhibition bout in Mexico 
  • Now, Silva has responded positively to the idea of working with the Paul brothers
  • Older brother Logan faced Floyd Mayweather in an Miami exhibition this month  

Anderson Silva admits he is open to the idea of working with the Paul brothers in the boxing ring and says he could even face older brother Logan next. 

The former UFC middleweight champion beat Julio Cesar Chavez Jr by split decision in an exhibition boxing bout on Saturday night in Mexico

The 46-year-old Brazilian isn’t set to hang up his gloves just yet though, but speaking after his fight in Mexico, Silva says he could work with the Paul brothers next, a few weeks after Logan’s bout against Floyd Mayweather.  

Anderson Silva could work with the Paul brothers next after beating Julio Cesar Chavez Jr 

The Paul brothers have taken the world of boxing by storm with big-money, high-profile bouts

The Paul brothers have taken the world of boxing by storm with big-money, high-profile bouts

When asked if he could work with the YouTube-turn-boxers, he said: “Wow – yes, absolutely. I respect both. 

‘I have a great relationship with both brothers, and yeah, I think this is possible, too. That’s entertaining. It’s a fight, but it’s entertaining. Logan and his brother are amazing guys. 

‘The people like to talk a lot about the guys, but they’re very good people. I respect both, and I respect the sport. I think everything’s possible. I think it’s the next fight may be with Logan Paul, maybe.

Logan endured eight rounds with Mayweather in Miami two weeks ago, his second professional fight after losing to YouTuber KSI in 2019. 

Logan Paul survived eight rounds in the ring with Floyd Mayweather in Miami earlier this month

Logan Paul survived eight rounds in the ring with Floyd Mayweather in Miami earlier this month

Jake, meanwhile, beat ex-Bellator champion Ben Askren by first-round knockout in March and will face UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley in August. 

Yet Silva returned to boxing at the weekend after 16 years in MMA, but impressed in the win against Chavez. 

He has been rumoured with a fight against Roy Jones Jr next and it could happen on the same card as a Jake or Logan Paul mega-fight.