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.