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Paul vs. Silva Results: Live updates of the undercard and main event

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Jake Paul and Anderson Silva will headline the Paul vs. Silva event Saturday.
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MMA Fighting has Paul vs. Silva results live for the Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva fight card at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Ariz., on Saturday night.

When the main event begins, around 11:30 p.m. ET, check out our Paul vs. Silva live round-by-round updates for our live blog of the main event.

Check out Paul vs. Silva undercard live blog below for the FITE TV pay-per-view portion that will begin at 9 p.m. ET.

Main event

Jake Paul def. Anderson Silva via unanimous decision | Paul vs. Silva Highlights

Prelims

Adrian Rodriguez def. Dominique Griffin via unanimous decision (40-36, 40-36, 40-36)

Danny Barrios Flores def. Edgar Ortiz Jr. via TKO (R6, 0:30)

Shadasia Green def. Ogleidis Suarez via TKO (retirement) (R5, 2:00)

Jeremiah Milton def. Quintin Sumpter via TKO (R5, 0:39)

The Paul vs. Silva undercard portion is below:

Chris Avila vs. Michael “Dr. Mike” Varshavski

Round 1: Dr. Mike comes out using his length to establish his jab. Avila circling. He throws out a couple of overhand rights that Varshavski blocks. Avila jabs to the body. Dr. Mike lands to the body. He’s showing good hands, but Avila’s defense is holding up. Left hand by Avila backs Varshavski up. Overhand right by Avila, Varshavski answers with a short uppercut. Jab by Dr. Mike. Hard right by Avila. He’s closing the round strong. Avila inside with a couple of uppercuts.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Avila.

Round 2: Dr. Mike showing good composure, following up his jab with combinations. It looks like Avila is the more accurate puncher though. Avila drives a right to the body. Dr. Mike having difficulty matching Avila’s output. Avila just chipping away at the body. Left uppercut by Dr. Mike. Avila again coming on strong in the last minute. Overhand right scores for Avila. Left hand cracks Varshavski. That shook him and Avila is pouring it on with less than 30 seconds left in the round.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Avila. Overall, 20-18 Avila.

Round 3: Avila throwing that overhand right freely, mixing in body punches. Dr. Mike’s jab is working, but there’s not much more than that. He looks to score inside, his punches bouncing off Avila’s gloves. Avila zinging punches to the body and head. Dr. Mike lets his hands go and lands a couple of power punches. Avila out-jabbing the larger Varshavski. head movement from Varshavski doesn’t throw Avila off. Avila just keeping Dr. Mike at the end of his punches. Avila with an uppercut as Dr. Mike tries to tie up. Avila is headhunting. Big left hand by Avila at the 10-second warning.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Avila. Overall, 30-27 Avila.

Round 4: Avila corners Dr. Mike and he is looking for the finish. Dr. Mike manages to get out of the corner, Avila in pursuit. Dr. Mike still throwing, but Avila is countering him at every step. Two rips to the body by Avila. Avila mixing up his punches and landing at will. Dr. Mike going down punching, but not a lot on his strikes at this point. Right hand bomb staggers Dr. Mike and Avila is swinging for the finish. Dr. Mike makes it to the bell, but that’s a dominant win for Avila.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Avila. Overall, 40-36 Avila.

Official result: Chris Avila def. Michael “Dr. Mike” Varshavski via unanimous decision (40-36, 40-36, 40-36)

Uriah Hall vs. Le’Veon Bell

Round 1: Bell focusing on the body early. Hall just walking him down. Glancing right by Hall sends Bell retreating. Left uppercut scores for Hall. Bell just sticking with jabs to the body as he circles away. Hall goes over the top with a right. Left hand scores for Hall. Hall starts to get his jab going. Left hand by Hall scores again. Bell is landing jabs, but nothing hard. Hall strings together ac ombination. Bell looks like he was wobbled by a counter jab from Hall.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Hall.

Round 2: More jabs from a circling Bell. Hall lands a right hand after a jab again. Bell connects with a right hand, his best shot of the fight. Hall advances with a left. Hall tags Bell with a right. Right to the body by Bell, Hall pops him with a jab. Boo birds are out in full force as neither fighter seems interested in pushing the pace. Hall gets a rise out of them with a trio of quick right hooks. Hall firing with confidence now.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Hall. Overall, 20-18 Hall.

Round 3: Good right hand by Hall catches an advancing Bell. Hall showing more urgency after his corner warned that the judges could have given Round 2 to Bell. Glancing right by Hall. Hall with a left hook. Bell continues to peck away at Hall’s midsection. Hall lands a couple of good punches as he walks Bell down. Left hand for Hall, Bell answers with a counter right. Hall flicks out a hard jab that connects. Bell backs Hall up with a clean right across the chin. Dirty boxing exchange as we head to the final round.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Hall. Overall, 30-27 Hall.

Round 4: Left hook from Hall to start the fourth. Hall lands a left after peppering Bell’s body. Hall snaps out an accurate jab. Bell just pushing his way into the clinch over and over again. Hall looking to create space to throw. Bell with a right hand that connects. Uppercut inside by Hall. Hard right by Hall. He follows with uppercuts, Bell in defensive mode. Neither fighter looking fresh with less than a minute to go. They’re throwing in close with 10 seconds to go. Spirited exchange before the bell.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Hall. Overall, 40-36 Hall.

Official result: Uriah Hall def. Le’Veon Bell via unanimous decision (40-36, 40-36, 40-36)

Alexandro Santiago vs. Antonio Nieves

Round 1: Nieves takes the center of the ring and he’s probing with his jab. Patient start for both fighters, neither overextending. Nieves with a short right hand. His jab is just a touch sharper to start. Santiago gets his jab going. Nieves with a right to the body. Santiago doubles up on the jab and connects with a combination. Santiago putting on some pressure, but Nieves is quick to answer with quick punches.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Santiago.

Round 2: Santiago snapping that jab out as he circles Nieves. Nieves advances and lands a pair of good body punches. Santiago firing straight punches at Nieves’ defenses. Nieves with a glancing right. That Nieves jab is money in this round. Jab-uppercut combos cores for Nieves. He hits a right hand over the top. Nieves makes Santiago miss and lands with his own punches.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Nieves. Overall, 19-19.

Round 3: Santiago goes body-head. Santiago hurts Nieves with a right hand. Nieves defends against the ropes as Santiago fires away. Nieves recovers, but Santiago is getting loose as he’s the clear aggressor in this round. Jab-jab-right combo scores for Nieves. Santiago attacks the body as he comes forward. Nieves pops his head back with a jab. He’s scoring as Santiago follows him around the ring. Santiago cuts off the ring and lands a straight right. They trade head shots before the bell.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Santiago. Overall, 29-28 Santiago.

Round 4: Nieves going back to his double jab, which has been an effective weapon. Nieves scores to the body. Santiago working his own jab effectively, but Nieves is quicker to the punch here. Santiago trying to set up a right hand, but Nieves not letting him load up. Nieves to the body. Nieves follows up a body shot with a couple of punches that get past Santiago’s guard. Left uppercuts by Santiago.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Nieves. Overall, 38-38.

Round 5: Left uppercut-right by Santiago gets him on the board in this round. Nieves sticking with his jab. Santiago putting in work with Nieves backed up against the ropes. These punches are getting through. Santiago mixing his attacks beautifully. Nieves constantly on the back foot. Uppercut lands for Santiago. And another. Nieves finds the range and lands a right hand. Santiago with a left to the body.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Santiago. Overall, 48-47 Santiago.

Round 6: Nieves lands to the body. He’s having difficulty getting out of the way of Santiago’s straight punches now. Nieves pumps his jab in Santiago’s face, but it’s not deterring him. Santiago whacks him with a short left. Nieves fires one to the body. Santiago backs Nieves to the ropes and scores. Nieves punching his way out, right hand connects. Defense momentarily going out the window as the fighters trade punches. Santigo goes uppercut-left hand and scores.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Santiago. Overall, 58-56 Santiago.

Round 7: They trade jabs as they fight to control the center of the ring. Nieves doubles up on the jab and Santiago absorbs a couple of clean punches. Two more punches land up top for Nieves. Santiago now the one having trouble avoiding the jab. Santiago shredding Nieves’ body as Nieves leans on the ropes. Quick left lands to the chin for Santiago. Right to the body by Santiago, Nieves felt that one. Nieves with a right hand down the pipe. Three-punch combo scores for Santiago.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Santiago. Overall, 68-65 Santiago.

In between rounds, Nieves’ corner throws in the towel for their fighter. This one is over!

Official result: Alexandro Santiago def. Antonio Nieves via TKO (corner stoppage) (R7, 3:00)

Ashton Sylve vs. Braulio Rodriguez

Round 1: Rodriguez loose as he advances all the way across the ring. Sylve quickly establishes center. He avoids a wild flurry from Rodriguez and smacks him with a counter left followed by an uppercut. Rodriguez down to a knee. He’s struggling to stand. He makes it to his feet, but his response to the standing 10 count isn’t particularly convincing. Referee waves it off.

Official result: Ashton Sylve def. Braulio Rodriguez via KO (R1, 1:01)

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