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UFC legend Anderson Silva calls himself a ‘superhero’ despite Jake Paul defeat and reveals he ‘won’t beg for rematch’

, UFC legend Anderson Silva calls himself a ‘superhero’ despite Jake Paul defeat and reveals he ‘won’t beg for rematch’

FORMER UFC star Anderson Silva has hailed himself a “superhero” despite Saturday’s boxing defeat to Jake Paul.

Silva, 47, lost to the YouTuber-turned boxer by unanimous decision with scores of 77-74, 78-73 and 78-73.

Paul won by unanimous decision

Silva has described himself as a superhero

The fight was competitive throughout, but Paul’s victory was sealed with a crucial knockdown in the eighth and final round.

Silva has since put his defeat down to tactical errors and the fact that Paul was the better fighter on the night.

In his post-fight press conference, he said: “Jake was better than me today.

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“I tried to put on my strategy. … I don’t find my distance, and I failed in my strategy, and Jake was better than me. That’s it.”

When speaking about the knockdown, he added: “I talked to my coach like, ‘I don’t believe it. I trained so hard not to be in the same stupid position.

“But I’m human. I’m superhero, but sometimes my half human fail.”

Despite the defeat, Silva is eager to get back into the ring.

But, he has already made it clear that he will not beg for a rematch.

He added: “I know I lost. I know I failed in my whole strategy, and my opponent won.

“I’m not the same as the other guys that fight with Jake, like, ‘Oh, I need revenge. I need rematch.’ Let’s see what happens. Maybe. I don’t know.”

Paul’s victory saw him stretch his perfect boxing record to 6-0.

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After the fight, the social media star called-out Canelo Alvarez and Nate Diaz while promising that there will be more to come.

He said: “This is just the start. I want Nate Diaz. Canelo, you too.

“You guys said, ‘You can’t beat a striker, you can’t beat a legend like Anderson Silva.’ I just did it. So why can’t I beat Canelo?”

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average time it takes to learn boxing?

Boxing can be learned in 3 months. This includes learning the basics, such as footwork, stance, and balance. Remember that boxing is more than just throwing punches. It’s important to be able to block and dodge punches.

What are the benefits to learning how to box?

Here are some reasons to learn boxing:

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  • It builds confidence. You will be able to confront bullies and other bullies by learning to box.
  • It improves your physical and mental health. Boxing builds muscle mass. Muscle mass makes you stronger.
  • It helps you to learn self-defense skills. You learn how fight and how to protect yourself.
  • It develops your mental toughness. You need mental toughness to face difficult situations.
  • You feel accomplished. Once you have mastered a technique, you will feel like a true boxer.
  • It’s fun! Nothing is more fun than being punched in a stomach.
  • It’s cheap. All you need are a pair of punching bags and boxing gloves.
  • It doesn’t require much space

What are the benefits to boxing?

Boxing has many health benefits. Boxing has many health benefits. It helps strengthen your bones and muscles. Boxing improves coordination and reflexes. It can also improve your heart and lungs. The best part is that boxing doesn’t require any special equipment. You can use any item you have at home.

How much weight should I lift when working out?

You must lift weights if your goal is to increase strength. When lifting weights, there are some guidelines that you should follow. Do not push yourself too hard. Second, try to lift heavier weights every other day. Third, complete each exercise 8 times. Fourth, allow for 2 minutes rest between sets. Fifth, do all exercises without momentum. And lastly, put more emphasis on form than speed.

Where should I purchase boxing equipment

Many online stores sell boxing equipment. You can find equipment online at Amazon, eBay, Walmart and Target. Ross and TJ Maxx, which sell cheap boxing gear are good options.

Warrior, Golden Glove, or Premier Boxing Champions are all good options if quality is your goal.

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Can you learn to box?

You can learn to box. All you have to do is find a nearby boxing club and join a class. You can find free classes at most gyms, or you can search for nearby boxing clubs via Google.

You’ll also need some equipment like gloves, mouthpiece, headgear, and sparring partners. Once you have all the equipment, you can start practicing your kicks and punches.

How can a beginner start boxing at home?

Boxing is one of the oldest sports known to man. Boxing was initially developed by ancient warriors to defeat enemies. Boxing is still a popular sport all over the globe. Boxing doesn’t require you to attend a gym. You only need a pair of gloves and some punching bags.

You can also find local amateur boxing clubs where you can join and get trained by professional coaches. When you are proficient in basic punches and combinations you will be ready to compete at tournaments.

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Statistics

  • It is just like normal sparring with a partner, but you want to throw punches at 75% of your normal speed. (wikihow.com)
  • You want to be running at roughly 75-80% of your top speed..5 mile slow, easy recovery jog at the end.[6]X Research source 2Mix in long runs, shadow boxing, and short sprints on non-interval days. (wikihow.com)

External Links

en.wikipedia.org

boxandflow.com

How To

How to setup a Boxing Gym at my House

Anyone who wants to open a business is often asked how to set-up a boxing studio. Many people ask how much money they should spend on equipment, what kind of space is needed, how many employees do you think you need etc. There are many things that will affect the cost to start your own business. Location, type of business and number of employees are all important factors. However, most people neglect the importance of quality equipment. You can’t start if you don’t have the right equipment. Here are some suggestions to help you start a gym for boxing at home.

  1. You need a place where you can train. It could be a garage, basement or spare room. Even the living room will work. It is only necessary that enough space exists to allow for equipment installation.
  2. You will need at least one punching bag. This is very important because without a punching bag you won’t be able to practice punches. It can be anything, from a lightweight plastic bag to an expensive leather bag. It must be big enough for you to carry it comfortably. It should be strong and durable to ensure that you can use it for many years.
  3. You will need a mat. Matting is used for protecting floors and walls during kick practice. It is made mostly of foam rubber. They can be bought online or offline stores.
  4. A bench is essential. The bench can be used to support the body during pushups. These can be bought online or in stores. But make sure to choose the right size.
  5. A speedbag is necessary. Speedbags help you develop quick hand movements. They can be purchased from online or offline stores. Make sure that you buy a quality product which will last long.
  6. You need a headgear. It protects your head when sparring. It can either be purchased online or in a physical store. Make certain that you choose something that fits well and protects your face.
  7. You need gloves. Gloves are necessary to protect your hands when sparring. These gloves can be bought online or in stores. Choose a pair that suits your needs and style.
  8. A mouthpiece is necessary. Mouthpieces are used to protect your teeth during sparring sessions. These mouthpieces can be bought online or in stores. Choose the right pair for you.
  9. You need a ring. Rings are used in real fight simulations. These rings can be bought online or offline. To ensure you aren’t hurt during sparring sessions, make sure it has padding on both ends.
  10. You will need to have a towel. Towels are used to wipe sweat off after each workout session. They can be purchased at local sporting goods store or online stores. Make certain that they are soft and absorbent.

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