WOW! Donald Trump to Make a Special Appearance at Vitor Belfort vs Evander Holyfield Boxing Event for His ‘Unfiltered’ Opinion

Published 09/08/2021, 12:01 AM EDT


Evander Holyfield will headline the upcoming Triller Fight Club event as he takes on Vitor Belfort. ‘The Real Deal’ stepped in as a last-minute replacement for Oscar De La Hoya, who tested positive for COVID-19 and was ruled out of the bout. The most recent addition to the fight card is perhaps the most shocking addition that fans would definitely not have expected. Now, they are in for another shocker. 

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Recent reports suggest that the former President of the United States, Donald Trump, will serve as a guest commentator for the upcoming card. Trump, in a press release put out by Triller, stated, “I love great fighters and great fights. I look forward to seeing both this Saturday night and sharing my thoughts ringside. You won’t want to miss this special event.”

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Trump has been a long-time fan of combat sports. It is well documented that he provided Dana White and the UFC a venue to put on their first few events. This is why Donald Trump has unwavering support from the UFC President Dana White. Trump also attends UFC fights often and was spotted at UFC 244, and most recently at UFC 264. 

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Triller Fight Club:- Holyfield vs Belfort- an overview 

The Triller fight card will take place on September 11th at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Most of the build-up to the card was around the return of Oscar De La Hoya. The fight against Belfort would have been his first in 13-years. 

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However, fans will now be able to see ‘The Real Deal’ back in action after a 10-year absence from the sport. Holyfield’s last fight was a win against Brian Nielsen in May 2011.

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The co-main event will feature two UFC legends as they go head to head. Anderson Silva will look to build on his impressive win against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr against former UFC champion Tito Ortiz, who will make his boxing debut. 

What do you make of Donald Trump being a commentator for the event? Let us know in the comments below!

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Kevin Binoy

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Kevin Binoy is an MMA author at EssentiallySports. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Fergusson College and has been covering sports professionally for over two years. Besides working with the MMA writing team, Kevin is a core member of the organization's web stories team and is responsible for delivering engaging MMA web stories.

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