Tribute to the Kings is underway and proving to be an historic pay-per-view event starring father and son boxing icons Julio Cesar Chavez Sr and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, plus UFC legend Anderson Silva. Tonight's full fight is an exclusive Fite.TV (opens in new tab) PPV at $39.99 in the US – or just $14.99 in the UK. Read our handy guide and find out how to watch a Chavez Jr vs Silva live stream from anywhere in the world.
The much-hyped Tribute to the Kings event will feature 12 bouts, the first seven of which will be streamed live on globalsportsstreaming.com. The main card is an exclusive Fite.TV PPV starting at 9pm EST / 6pm PST.
The headline fight will feature former middleweight world champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr against former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva in a 10-round cruiserweight bout. The MMA legend is considered by some to be UFC's 'Greatest Of All Time' but his final MMA appearance was underwhelming and he hasn't stepped foot in a boxing ring since 2005.
"When I look back at my journey, I see that nothing has been in vain," said Former UFC middleweight champion Silva. "I am extremely happy for the opportunity to test my boxing skills with Julio César Chávez Jr. I train continuously, always am striving for resilience and to overcome obstacles. Fighting is my everlasting breath."
Before that, 58-year-old boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez Sr will make his last ever ring appearance when he battles Hector "Little Macho" Camacho Jr in an exhibition bout. Camancho Jr is son of Hector "Macho" Camancho Sr, who was defeated by unanimous decision in the legendary Chavez vs Camacho WBO light welterweight title fight back in September 1992.
The main card also features Omar Chavez, who fights Ramon Alvarez in their trilogy bout. Don't miss this one – it looks to be a spectacular PPV put together by Borizteca Boxing and Tosacano Promotions.
Saturday's Tribute to the Kings pay-per-view is exclusive to Fite.TV (opens in new tab). You can watch on the Fite.TV website or via the app. Follow our guide to watch a Chavez Jr vs Silva live stream from anywhere in the world.
Watch a Chavez Jr vs Silva live stream on Fite.TV
There isn’t a way to stream the Tribute to the Kings main card free, sadly.
US boxing fans must pay the $39.99 PPV fee to watch the main card including a Chavez Jr vs Silva live stream.
UK boxing fans need only pay $14.99 – less than half what the PPV costs in the States. So, even if you're not a huge boxing fan, you're guaranteed great bang for buck at this price.
Fite.TV is accessible worldwide but if you find yourself geo-blocked, simply use a VPN (opens in new tab) to access Fite.TV from anywhere in the world. We recommend ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) because it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee and 24/7 customer support.
The Fite.TV (opens in new tab) app is available from the Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Roku TVs and players and Huawei App Gallery.
Watch a Chavez Jr vs Silva live stream anywhere in the world using a VPN
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Tribute to the Kings main card
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Anderson Silva – Cruiserweight
Julio Cesar Chavez Sr vs Hector Camacho Jr – Exhibition
Omar Chavez vs Ramon Alvarez 3 – Middleweight
Damian Sosa vs Abel Mina – Junior Middleweight
Chavez Jr vs Silva tale of the tape
Nationality: Mexican – Brazilian
Age: 35 – 46
Height: 6ft – 6ft 2in
Reach: 73in – 77.5in
Total fights: 59 – 2
Record: 52-5, 1 KO – 1-1, 1 KO
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