Video: Anderson Silva, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Face-Off

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Video: Anderson Silva, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Face-Off

Anderson Silva and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. meet face-to-face ahead of their boxing match on Saturday night.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Anderson Silva measure up one another at Wednesday’s pre-fight press conference ahead of their headlining boxing match.

Silva, the legendary UFC middleweight champion, will make his boxing debut against Chavez Jr. (52–5–1) in an event titled Tribute to the Kings on Sat., June 19 at Estadio Jalisco in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Watch the video above for their staredown ahead of the fight.

Silva departed from the UFC and retired from MMA following a fourth-round TKO loss to Uriah Hall back in October. Chavez Jr. is coming off a fourth-round retirement win over Jeyson Minda.

The Chavez vs. Silva main card pay-per-view kicks off at 10 a.m. ET/1 p.m. on Saturday, June 19. Chavez and Silva are expected to make their ring walks at approximately 12:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. Review the main card below.

  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs Anderson Silva; Cruiserweight
  • Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. vs. Hector Camacho Jr.; Exhibition
  • Omar Chavez vs. Ramon Alvarez 3; Middleweight
  • Damian Sosa vs. Abel Mina; Junior Middleweight