Donald Trump will host Holyfield vs Belfort boxing match in Florida on September 11 and will be joined at the highly-anticipated event by his son Don Jr.
- Donald Trump will be hosting and commentating on the September 11 boxing match between Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort in Hollywood, Florida
- Donald Trump Jr. will be present for the fight alongside his father which is being called ‘The Most Anticipated Heavyweight Fight of the Year’
- Holyfield stepped in for Oscar De La Hoya who was originally supposed to fight against Belfort in Los Angeles before contracting COVID
- The match will also feature UFC fighters Tito Ortiz and Anderson Silva in a co-main event
Donald Trump will host and commentate on a September 11 boxing match between Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort in Hollywood, Florida.
The match will take place at The Seminole Hard Rock Casino on Saturday, with boxing fans able to tune in to watch for $49.95.
The new venture was announced on Tuesday for the former president with the event being called ‘The Most Anticipated Heavyweight Fight of The Year.’
The match will take place at The Seminole Hard Rock Casino on Saturday, with boxing fans able to tune in to watch for $49,95.
Former U.S. president Donald Trump formerly hosted other live fighting events, including ones for the UFC at his casinos in Atlantic City
Donald Trump Jr. will appear alongside his father at the event
Trump previously hosted other live fighting events, including ones for the UFC at his casinos in Atlantic City, according to USA Today.
‘I love great fighters and great fights,’ Trump said in a news release.
‘I look forward to seeing both this Saturday night and sharing my thoughts ringside. You won’t want to miss this special event.’
The fight was originally supposed to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles featuring Oscar De La Hoya and Belfort.
Holyfield stepped in after De La Hoya was infected with COVID and the event was then moved to Hollywood, Florida.
Holyfield, a friend of Trump stepped into the fight after Oscar De La Hoya contracted COVID
Beltor trains to face Holyfield at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino on September 11
The Seminole Hard Rock Casino features a 7,000 capacity limit space which are held specifically for concerts and other large events such as fights.
The televised match will also feature UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz boxing against UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva in a co-main event.
HBO sports newscaster Jim Lampley former two-time world fighting champion Shawn Porter will be calling the main telecast.
The match between Holyfield and Belfort will take place at The Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida