Anderson Silva set foot in the Octagon for the final time last October. Though his UFC career may be over, he’s not done fighting. Silva on Tuesday said that he has inked a deal to realize his dream of competing in professional boxing.
Silva said that he will box Julio Caesar Chavez, Jr., on June 19. The event, titled “Tribute to the Kings,” will take place at Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico, Silva told TMZ Sports. It will be available live on Pay-Per-View.