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Boxing: Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort

Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort

Former Undisputed Cruiserweight and Heavyweight World Champion Evander "The Real Deal" Holyfield will face former UFC Heavyweight World Champion Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort in a stellar eight-round boxing match. of a billboard that will take place this Saturday, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Hollywood, Florida.

Boxing: Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort

The fight is organized by the Triller Fight Club company and will be televised by USA Fite.

Despite the advanced age of Holyfield (58) and Belfort (44), the fight was endorsed by the Florida Boxing Commission, so it will be an official fight, which will be added to the record of both fighters.

Holyfield is considered by many to be the best pound-for-pound heavyweight champion alive today, while Belfort is a former UFC heavyweight champion Belfort, who still holds the record for the most knockouts in UFC history.

This Friday, this evening's official weigh-in took place, with Holyfield ticking 225.4 pounds, while Belfort stopped the pendulum at 206.2. The fight has been scheduled for 8 rounds, but it was known that it will be 2 minutes each round.

Atlanta's Holyfield replaced De La Hoya on short notice, but the Triller Fight Club main event was changed to a heavyweight fight. De La Hoya and Belfort were supposed to fight at 180 pounds.

The venue was also changed from the Staples Center in Los Angeles to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, reportedly because the California State Athletic Commission refused to authorize the elderly Holyfield for a professional boxing match.