The YouTube sensation Jake Paul recently faced the former UFC middleweight champion and combat sports icon, Anderson Silva, on October 29 at Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Ariz. Paul dropped Silva in the final round to ensure victory over the UFC legend.
Jake Paul was seen backstage with Julia Rose
n a video shared on Betr’s Instagram page, the 25-year-old Paul can be seen speaking with Rose in what appears to be the locker room following the win, with the model later leaning in for a kiss.
Rose shared the same video on her Instagram Story, along with a sweet message for Paul. Another video is available on Rose’s story of her dancing at a club shaking her backside, with Jake Paul’s mother touching her.
“So proud of you,” Rose wrote early Sunday.
Both men increased their offense in the final round and Paul scored the only knockdown of the fight by dropping Silva with a big right hand. The Brazilian recovered well and returned to his feet to walk Paul down, but he was eating jabs in the process. Silva refused to wilt and heard the final bell, but it wasn’t enough as the judges scored the contest 77-74, 78-73, 78-73 in Paul’s favour.
Following the bout her Jake Paul opened up on the fight:
“Man it’s a surreal moment but hard work pays off,” Paul said. “I want to say thank you to Anderson, he inspired me to be great. Without him, we wouldn’t have a fight this year. I have nothing but respect for him. I started boxing two and a half years ago and I’ve just beaten one of the best strikers ever.”