What time is Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort today? PPV schedule, main card start time for boxing match
The only four-time world heavyweight champion, Evander Holyfield went by the nickname “the real deal” during his boxing peak, which led to a long career. Does he have another big fight in him?
Now 58, Holyfield (44-10-2, 29 KOs) will face former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort (1-0 boxing, 1 KO) in an eight-round exhibition match. Heavyweight Saturdays at 7 p.m. ET at Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The fight will be broadcast by TrillerFightClub.com.
Holyfield, who is the only boxer to win the undisputed championship in two weight classes (cruiserweight and heavyweight) in the era of the three belts, will make his first appearance in the ring since May 7, 2011, when he defeated Brian Nielsen by knockout technique. Holyfield is replacing former six-division boxing champion Oscar de la Hoya for this fight, as de la Hoya was hospitalized with COVID-19 on September 4.
Belfort, who last fought in the UFC on May 12, 2018, is playing the second boxing match of his career. He had already made his debut on April 11, 2006 against Josemario Neves, winning the fight by TKO from the first minute. Belfort was also renowned for his punching ability in the UFC, registering 14 finishes, which is the third greatest in the history of the organization.
Saturday’s fight was moved to Hollywood, Florida after the California State Athletic Commission refused to sanction the fight. Here’s everything you need to know about Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort, including start time, schedule, and how to watch.
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What time does Evander Holyfield start against Vitor Belfort?
- Dated: Saturday September 11
- Time: 7 p.m. ET
- Holyfield vs. Belfort: 9:30 p.m. ET
Saturday’s boxing card will begin at 7 p.m. ET with Holyfield and Belfort scheduled to fight around 9:30 p.m. ET. There are three fights before Holyfield and Belfort: Tito Ortiz against Anderson Silva (croiserweights); David Haye vs. Joe Fournier (heavyweight); and Andy Vences against Jono Carroll (super featherweight).
How to watch Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort
FITE acquired the rights to Holyfield vs. Belfort in the United States and Canada via their various platforms (FITE.tv and its streaming applications), as well as TrillerFightClub.com, which will serve as the main hub for the event.
PPV award for Evander Holyfield against Vitor Belfort
The Holyfield vs Belfort pay-per-view event costs $ 49.99 in the US. The event can be ordered on FITE.tv or TrillerFightClub.com.
Where’s Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort?
The pay-per-view fight will take place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort fight card
- Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort (heavyweight exhibition)
- Tito Ortiz vs. Anderson Silva (cruising weight)
- David Haye vs. Joe Fournier (heavyweight)
- Andy Vences vs. Jono Carroll (super featherweight)