TUF Season 17 finalist and former UFC top middleweight Uriah Hall, who officially retired two months ago, will make his professional boxing debut on October 29 against former NFL player Le’Veon Bell.
The four-round bout in the 195 lb (88.5 kg) weight class will be part of a boxing evening that will headline the fight between the legendary Anderson Silva and popular blogger Jake Paul.
Uriah Hall, 38, who has been with the UFC since 2013, has nineteen fights in the organization, with ten wins and nine losses. Two defeats came in recent fights, in which the Jamaican native lost unanimous decisions to Sean Strickland and Andre Muniz.
Le’Veon Bell, 30, who played nine seasons in the NFL, made his boxing debut on September 10, knocking out former NFL player Adrian Peterson in the fifth round in an exhibition fight.