Editor’s Note: This article was originally published at MMAJunkie.com.
LOS ANGELES – You are Anderson Silva. You are in the twilight of your career, many might say even beyond it. You are a former UFC middleweight champion and one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time. A lot of people already have friends on their MMA Mount Rushmore.
So why, at 47, would you choose to fight a 25-year-old YouTuber and social media influencer who has barely begun to resonate in the boxing world?
“This is a nice challenge,” Silva told MMA Junkie about his upcoming boxing match against Jake Paul.
Indeed, Silva and Paul will…