IT’s official – Evander Holyfield is again THIS WEEKEND.
It was imagined to be the return of ‘Golden Boy’ Oscar De La Hoya but after the former six-weight champ caught Covid-19, Holyfield stepped in.
Vitor Belfort will tackle Evander Holyfield this weekend in FloridaCredit score: Getty
De Le Hoya appeared set to comply with legends Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather by returning to the ring in latest months earlier than his unlucky analysis.
However Holyfield, 58, will get that probability as a substitute, with the occasion being moved to Florida, because the California State Athletic Fee refused to license ‘The Actual Deal’.
When is Holyfield vs Belfort?
- This contest is all set for Saturday, September 11.
- It’ll happen within the Seminole Laborious Rock Lodge & On line casino in Florida.
- The combat is about for eight rounds of three minutes.
- Motion on the undercard begins at 1am BST, so anticipate the principle occasion round 4am on Sunday morning within the UK.
Evander Holyfield will make his boxing comeback towards Vitor BelfortCredit score: Instagram @evanderholyfield
Which TV channel and stay stream can I watch it on?
Right here within the UK, you can watch on FITE.TV.
The streaming solely service will present the undercard and predominant occasion for $23.99, which is round £17.
You can too comply with all of the motion proper right here on SunSport with our stay weblog.
Who’s preventing on the undercard?
David Haye comes out of retirement to fight Joe Fournier on the bill.
And Anderson Silva takes on Tito Ortiz.
- Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort
- Anderson Silva vs Tito Ortiz
- Andy Vences vs Jono Carroll
- David Haye vs Joe Fournier
David Haye hung up his gloves in 2018 after a glittering profession
What they mentioned
Holyfield has beforehand spoken of his dream to return to boxing, and now he’ll get his probability towards Belfort.
“The place a chance is offered, I wish to make the perfect out of what I’ve. I consider if I fought Mike [Tyson] the combat will generate $200million,” he instructed SunSport back in May.
“Will probably be the largest combat there may be. That’s the trustworthy reality. I feel Mike has my message already. If he’s going to do it he’s, if not then he’s not.
“It’s a decision he has to make now and we both have to be in an agreement.”
Earlier than the De La Hoya combat was cancelled, Belfort had been planning for a conflict with Holyfield in December, however will get that chance three months early.
“After September, December is me vs Holyfield. Get ready for the crossover!” He mentioned.
We’re taking on, Triller is bringing the fights. An enormous dream.”
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