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Anderson Silva Counting Down To Fight With Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

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MMA legend  Anderson “The Spider” Silva will forever be associated with UFC, but on June 19, he’s going out of his comfort zone, and will battle Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. in a professional boxing match in Guadalajara, Mexico.

The scrap airs live on PPV Saturday, June 19th in an event titled “Tribute to the Kings.”

Also on the card: Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. take on Hector “Machito” Camacho, Jr. in a special boxing exhibition.  Also on the card will be Omar Chavez, Junior’s brother, who will take on Ramon Alvarez, Canelo’s brother, in the rubber match of their trilogy.

Promoted by Borizteca Boxing and Toscano Promotions, “Tribute to The Kings” will be live on Pay-Per-View and is being produced by Global Sports Streaming.

Chavez Jr. vs. Silva – Tribute to the Kings – will be available for live viewing on cable, satellite and digital Pay Per View, starting at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT, on for a suggested retail price of only $39.99.

Integrated Sports Media and Joe Hand Promotions will distribute throughout North America via DirecTV, iN Demand, Vubiquity, DISH, SaskTel, Rogers, Shaw PPV and via the FITE.TV website and app in the United States, Canada and select markets world-wide.

Editor/publisher Michael Woods became addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the fearsome Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist Woods has covered the sport since then, for ESPN The Magazine, ESPN.com, ESPN New York, RING, and he was editor of TheSweetScience.com from 2007-2015. Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and numerous other organizations.

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