Evander Holyfield loses comeback fight against former UFC champ Vitor Belfort. Holyfield was a last-minute replacement for the match after Oscar Dela Hoya announced he was suffering from COVID-19.
It was Holyfield’s first time inside the ring after more than a decade. According to pay per head bookie solution sources, he is famous for his two wins against Mike Tyson. It included the infamous fight in which Iron Mike chewed his ear.
In the fight last Saturday, Holyfield went down in the first round. He lost due to a technical knockout. According to sportsbook pay per head experts, Belfort threw fast punches in a row that pinned Holyfield against the ropes. Holyfield failed to land any punch and was knocked out twice before the referee stepped in to end the fight.
Holyfield Loses Comeback Fight
Belfort described it as a legendary moment as people are facing challenging times due to the pandemic. Also, he said it was a privilege to fight against Holyfield. While the two former champions were fighting in the ring, former President Donald Trump and his son were commentators for the match.
Rapper 50 Cent joined the father and son team in the commentary team. Trump is a long-time fan of mixed martial arts and boxing. Also, he hosted several Tyson fights at his New Jersey property. Trump is also the sponsor of Tyson’s famous fight against Michael Spinks. The match lasted for only 91 seconds.
While still in office, Trump paid tribute to boxing when he pardoned Jack Johnson. He was a former heavyweight champ who was convicted for transporting a woman over state boundaries. Also, Trump said that Johnson was the first African American heavyweight champion. However, he suffered from a tough life.
In the undercard, British boxing champion David Haye won against Joe Fournier. Haye’s last fight was three years ago vs. Tony Bellew.
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