This past Saturday in Mexico, we saw Anderson Silva step inside the boxing ring and put on a vintage performance as the former UFC middleweight champion, at 46, not only held his own but outshined Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to win a convincing split decision . In case you’ve been living under a rock, all the rage right now is for MMA fighters (older ones, for now) to cross over into boxing for more lucrative paydays. We’ve seen it with Ben Askren , now Silva, and Tyron Woodley and Vitor Belfort are still to come.

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Video: Could Anderson Silva’s boxing crossover success end up hurting MMA? – MMA Junkie

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This past Saturday in Mexico, we saw Anderson Silva step inside the boxing ring and put on a vintage performance as the former UFC middleweight champion, at 46, not only held his own but outshined Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to win a convincing split decision . In case you’ve been living under a rock, all the rage right now is for MMA fighters (older ones, for now) to cross over into boxing for more lucrative paydays. We’ve seen it with Ben Askren , now Silva, and Tyron Woodley and Vitor Belfort are still to come. Meanwhile, a growing number of current, younger MMA fighters under contract with the UFC can’t stop talking about their desire to compete in a boxing ring .

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Video: Could Anderson Silva’s boxing crossover success end up hurting MMA? – MMA Junkie

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