Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort will meet at the Hard Rock Live in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood in Florida, for the Triller Fight Club event today, September 11, 2021, at 11:00 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this interesting mixed martial arts event, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream the fight in the US.
In Los Angeles, Oscar De La Hoya was scheduled to face Belfort, but he was tested positive for COVID-19, which prompted him to pull out. As De La Hoya's replacement, Triller enlisted fellow former boxing champion, Evander Holyfield. He hasn't fought since he was 48, in May 2011. Meanwhile, following his May 2018 knockout loss to Lyoto Machida at UFC 224 in Brazil, Belfort declared his retirement from MMA.
Before these two mixed martial arts fighters square off in the main event, Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort will meet in a 195lbs bout that will serve as a co-event. In the other two matchups, the former heavyweight champion David Haye will face Joe Fournier, and Andy Vences will come against Jono Carroll in a 130-pound duel. As the Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort fight is getting closer, let's take a look at the date, time, and TV channel in the US.
Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort: Fight Information
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Time: 11:00 PM (ET)
Location: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida
Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort: Times by State in the US
ET: 11:00 PM
CT: 10:00 PM
MT: 9:00 PM
PT: 8:00 PM
Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort: Storylines
Evander Holyfield is 58 years old and his last fight was in 2011, when he defeated Brian Nielsen, closing off one of the greatest ring careers in history. Before becoming the best cruiserweight champion in boxing history, Holyfield earned Olympic gold as a light heavyweight in 1984.
Holyfield volunteered to take De La Hoya's place in the fight against Belfort. The American boxer Holyfield will be 59 on October 19. To avoid a conflict with Staples Center, the event had been rescheduled for The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. ESPN believe that the California State Athletic Commission has declined to approve the bout due to Holyfield's age.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort in the U.S.
The 2021 Triller Fight Club main event fight between Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort, to take place today at the Hard Rock Live in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood in Florida, will be broadcasted on Triller PPV in the United States.
Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort: Predictions And Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of Vitor Belfort. DraftKings see the Brazilian boxer as the firm favorite to win, and they have given him -210 odds. Meanwhile, American fighter Evander Holyfield has +170 odds to cause an upset this weekend and beat Belfort.
* Odds via DraftKings