Evander Holyfield, the world’s only four-time heavyweight champion, was nicknamed “The Real Deal” during his heyday in boxing, leading to a long career. Do you have another big fight?
Now 58, Holyfield (44-10-2, 29 KOs) will face former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort (1-0 Boxing, 1st KO) meet Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The fight will be broadcast on TrillerFightClub.com.
Holyfield, the only boxer to win the undisputed championship in two weight classes (cruiserweight and heavyweight) in the three-belt era, will make his first appearance in the ring since May 7, 2011, when he defeated Brian Nielsen for his technique. beat. Holyfield is replacing former six-division boxing champion, Oscar de la Hoya, for this fight as De La Hoya was hospitalized with COVID-19 on September 4.
Belfort, who last fought in the UFC on May 12, 2018, is fighting in the second boxing match of his career. He previously made his debut on April 11, 2006, against Josemario Neves and won the match through TKO in the first minute. Belfort was also known for his striking ability in the UFC, recording 14 finals, the third-highest in the organization’s history.
What time does Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort start?
- Date: Saturday, Sept. 11
- Time: 7 p.m. ET
- Holyfield vs. Belfort: 9:30 p.m. ET
Saturday’s bout was relocated to Hollywood, Florida after the California State Athletic Commission refused to sanction the bout. Everything you need to know about Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort is here, including start time, schedule and vision.
How to watch Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort
The boxing card on Saturday starts at 7 p.m. ET with Holyfield and Belfort is expected to fight around 9:30 p.m. ET. There are three fights in front of Holyfield and Belfort: Tito Ortiz vs. Anderson Silva (cruiser pesos); David Haye versus Joe Fournier (heavyweight); and Andy Vences versus Jono Carroll (super-featherweight).
FITE has acquired the rights to Holyfield vs. Belfort in the United States and Canada through its various platforms (FITE.tv and its streaming apps) and TrillerFightClub.com, which will serve as the event’s main hub.
Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort fight card
- Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort (heavyweight exhibition)
- Tito Ortiz vs. Anderson Silva (cruiserweights)
- David Haye vs. Joe Fournier (heavyweights)
- Andy Vences vs. Jono Carroll (super featherweights)