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So Roy Jones Jr. And Anderson Silva Are Down to Co-Headline For Mayweather – McGregor…

Kelsey Mowatt


Although the rumored boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather isn’t signed yet, if it does happen, Roy Jones Jr. and Anderson Silva are evidently down to co-headline the card.

If you’re fairly new to combat sports, then you might think this is coming way out of left field. But, Jones Jr. and Silva have repeatedly expressed a desire to box one another. In fact, a few years ago, Dana White even reported he was going to meet with Jones Jr. to discuss the proposed match-up.

Well, fast forward to now, and Jones Jr. recently tweeted out the following proposal, and Silva seems to be on board with the idea:

Now, obviously a lot would have to fall into place for this to happen. First, there’s still a lot of insiders who don’t believe McGregor and Mayweather will ever fight, even though the latter has reported they’re getting close to a deal. Then, there’s the issue of whether McGregor and Mayweather would even be interested in having Jones Jr. – Silva co-headline, although, as Jones Jr. said, it probably take the card to new heights in terms of sales.

Silva, meanwhile, is coming off a controversial, decision win over Derek Brunson earlier this month at UFC 208.


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