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Sport Vitor Belfort vs. Evander Holyfield, Anderson Silva-Tito Ortiz fights moved to Florida

14:41  06 september  2021
14:41  06 september  2021 Source:   mmajunkie.com

What time is Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort today? PPV schedule, main card start time for boxing match

  What time is Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort today? PPV schedule, main card start time for boxing match At 58 years old, Evander Holyfield will be making a return to the ring against a former UFC light heavyweight champion. Here's everything to know about the fight, including the start time for the pay-per-view card.Now 58 years old, Holyfield (44-10-2, 29 KOs) will face former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort (1-0 boxing, 1 KO) in an eight-round heavyweight exhibition match on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET at Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The fight will be broadcast by TrillerFightClub.com.

The Triller Fight Club event that was set for Saturday in California is shifting coasts.

Evander Holyfield, Vitor Belfort standing next to a man © Provided by MMAJunkie

Oscar De La Hoya vs. Vitor Belfort was set for Los Angeles until De La Hoya contracted COVID-19, which forced him out. Triller got fellow former boxing champion Evander Holyfield to step in as De La Hoya’s replacement against ex-UFC champ Belfort.

After the California State Athletic Commission called no joy on sanctioning the 58-year-old Holyfield vs. Belfort in a boxing match, Triller has pulled up its stakes in California and will put on the event in Hollywood, Fla., Triller announced following an initial report from ESPN.

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“Triller Fight Club Legends 2” not only features Holyfield-Belfort, but former UFC champs Anderson Silva and Tito Ortiz will box on the card, which will air on FITE TV pay-per-view, reportedly at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. Although the venue’s official site has upcoming ticket purchase options for the likes of Hall & Oates and Guns N’ Roses, as well as October’s PFL finals, the Triller event was not listed for sale as of Monday morning.

After beating Evander Holyfield, Vitor Belfort is all in on Jake Paul fight: 'He's got to meet his daddy'

  After beating Evander Holyfield, Vitor Belfort is all in on Jake Paul fight: 'He's got to meet his daddy' HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – In alphabetical order, Canelo Alvarez, Oscar De La Hoya and are the three names says he wants to fight next, but it's clear who's really at the top of that list. "Jake Paul is the No. 1 target," Belfort told MMA Junkie on Saturday night. "He's…“Jake Paul is the No. 1 target,” Belfort told MMA Junkie on Saturday night. “He’s got to meet his daddy. It’s time for him to understand you’re not judged by how many fights you have, it’s who you fight. Now he wants a real fighter? He’s got it. We got the money.

The Holyfield-Belfort fight reportedly will be eight two-minute rounds. It is not yet known if it will be sanctioned as a pro fight or an exhibition match.

Holyfield has not fought since May 2011, when he was 48. He’s most well known for his two fights against Mike Tyson in 1996 and 1997. In the rematch, he retained the WBA heavyweight title when Tyson bit off a portion of his ear during the fight and was disqualified.

Belfort announced his MMA retirement after a May 2018 knockout loss to Lyoto Machida at UFC 224 in his home country of Brazil. A few months later, Belfort announced he was returning and would fight for ONE Championship. But a fight never happened, and he no longer is connected to ONE.

The Belfort-De La Hoya boxing match started as an exhibition booking, but was changed to a pro fight. De La Hoya has not fought since December 2008. After the COVID announcement, he issued a statement saying he was fully vaccinated, but still contracted the virus.

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