‘Tarzann’ on Fighting Vitor Belfort: “We’re Fighting for Animals”

Published 06/08/2021, 8:30 AM EDT


On June 19th, the king of the lightweights, Teofimo Lopez will step inside the ring to defend his titles against George Kambosos Jr. This event will be hosted by Triller and there’ll be many more fights on the undercard that’ll grab everyone’s attention.

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One such thrilling addition to this undercard is between Mike Holston, also known as ‘The Real Tarzan’s fight with UFC legend, Vitor Belfort.

Ahead of this fight, ‘The Real Tarzann’ was in a chat with FightHub TV. Here he spoke on this fight and gave his own take on the same.

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It’s something I get to tell my kids about, you know. And I feel deep in my heart and my soul that you know this type of fight.

“You know I can tell my fans and my platform and all the people around the world to say ‘hey, this cause right here it’s for conservation only.’

“We’re fighting for animals, we’re fighting for the rights of animals, the voice for animals. So if I get to go in and fight the best of best. Whoever on two days’ notice, that’s what I have to do man,” he said.

Ariel Helwani reported the same on his Twitter handle and gave some vital information for this fight. He revealed this will be an 8-round fight of 2 minutes each.

And both the boxers will go in with 12-ounce gloves. Moreover, this might be a professional boxing outing, but it solely depends on the Florida commission’s approval on the same.

Vitor Belfort vs ‘The Real Tarzann’- Will this fight stay true to the hype?

Vitor Belfort is regarded among the combat sports legends and in his cracking MMA career, ‘The Phenom’ has proven his class.

But his fellow adversary, ‘The Real Tarzann’ doesn’t hold any experience in the sport. Yet, with his comments, it’s clear that he’s looking forward to this challenge.

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Furthermore, Holston has even escalated his fight preparations in order to be ready for his June 19th collision.

Additionally, the latter is an internet sensation, and he has an extensive fanbase that’ll unquestionably root for him in this fight.

With that, this fight unquestionably has the audacity to stay true to the hype and it’ll be interesting to see how both of these perform.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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