LOGAN PAUL is in line to face UFC legend Anderson Silva in a ‘huge event’ in September, according to a leaked Instagram message.
The YouTuber is looking for his next fight having just taken boxing legend Floyd Mayweather the distance in their exhibition in June.
Just a few weeks later, former UFC champion Silva, 46, beat boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, 35, on points.
Before and after the win, the Brazilian – who was released from the UFC last year – opened the door to fighting Paul, 26, or his brother Jake, 24.
And a screenshot uploaded by Conor McGregor’s training partner Dillon Danis, 27, claimed Silva will face the older social media star.
The message read: “There will be a huge event in Dubai September 19.
“Main event is Anderson silva vs Logan Paul boxing match. Would you like to fight a grappling match adcc rules and referees?”
Paul had only twice boxed before facing Mayweather, 44, drawing to KSI, 28, in a 2018 exhibition before losing their rematch a year later in the pros.
But he claimed a moral victory last month as he survived all eight rounds in Miami, avoiding a knockout and technically defeat.
It left Silva wanting to fight Paul in his next bout, having crossed over to the ring to beat son of a legend Chavez Jr.
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He told MMA Junkie: “I have a great relationship with both brothers, and yeah, I think this is possible, too.
“That’s entertaining. It’s a fight, but it’s entertaining. Logan and his brother are amazing guys.
“The people like to talk a lot about the guys, but they’re very good people. I respect both, and I respect the sport. I think everything’s possible.
“I think it’s the next fight may be with Logan Paul, maybe.”