Boxing legend Evander Holyfield and UFC legend Vitor Belfort will headline an upcoming boxing event this weekend. Ahead of this legend vs. legend bout, here is everything you need to know about the date, time, PPV, undercard, and more.
Initially, Oscar De La Hoya was going to make a one-fight comeback in 2021 against Vitor Belfort. However, De La Hoya tested positive for Covid-19 and now has been replaced by Evander Holyfield.
This intriguing boxing event is going to take place on September 11, 2021. Holyfield vs. Belfort fight card will commence at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET.
The California State Athletic Commission didn't clear Holyfield, 48, to compete at the initially decided venue, the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Thus, the event is now shifted at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
Holyfield vs. Belfort fight card will be live on Triller PPV. Viewers around the globe can buy the PPV at Fite TV, priced at $14.99. Meanwhile, viewers who wish to see the action live from the arena can visit trillerfightclub.com for recent updates on tickets.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Tito Ortiz, will make his professional boxing debut against the former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, who is 2-1 in his professional boxing career. Silva vs. Ortiz will serve as the co-main event.
David Haye will return to boxing at the age of 40 for a one-off exhibition bout against Joe Fournier. The bout is scheduled for eight three minutes rounds of heavyweight action.
Andy Vences and Jono Carroll are scheduled for 10 three minutes rounds in the junior lightweight division. Vences vs. Carroll will kick off the main card.