What's worse than that? How about Kimbo Slice, coming off a 14 second KO loss, saying he wants to try boxing too. Kimbo told Dan LeBatard last week he's ready to crossover.
Slice entering boxing really wouldn't be that bad since we know that he's a bit of a circus act. For Silva, one of MMA's best, the attempt at boxing is a lose-lose proposition. If he gets destroyed by someone like Jones, he and mixed martial arts are a laughingstock. And since the 39-year old Jones Jr. was just smashed by Joe Calzaghe, what does a victory really do for Silva?
Click below to hear Kimbo boxing comments (790 The Ticket):
Silva says he walks around at 230 lbs. and Kimbo weighs in for his fights around 235, so let's match up the two boxing wannabes to battle it out wearing the big gloves.
Make sure to listen to the entire Kimbo interview on 790 The Ticket. In spite of his obvious deficiencies as a legit fighter, Slice comes off once again as a very genuine and likeable guy.
- Kimbo Slice
- Anderson Silva