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Boxing tonight: TV channels, live streams, start times and fight cards

Triller host a fight card filled with legends tonight in Florida, with former world champion Evander Holyfield fighting MMA veteran Vitor Belfort in the main event

Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort weigh in for boxing fight

Triller return this tonight with another stacked card as ring legend Evander Holyfield meets former UFC star Vitor Belfort at the top of the bill.

The 58-year-old Holyfield will make his first return to the ring in over a decade when he fights Belfort.

Holyfield’s last fight came back in 2011 when he stopped Brian Nielsen. Meanwhile, Belfort will be making just his second appearance in the ring having won his debut in 2006.

The former UFC champion parted ways with the promotion after his loss to Lyoto Machida in 2018 and has not fought since.

There is plenty of action on the undercard, as Anderson Silva looks to continue his impressive run in the ring against fellow MMA veteran Tito Ortiz.

Silva defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr by split decision in June, whilst Ortiz will be making his professional boxing debut on the night.

And former unified cruiserweight David Haye also returns to the ring to fight his close friend Joe Fournier in a professionally sanctioned bout.

Here’s everything you need to know about tonight’s fights…

What time are the fights on?

The main event will begin at approximately 3am UK time, with the fighters expected to make their ring walks between 2:45am and 3am.

And the undercard will begin at 12am UK time, and will feature the likes of Anderson Silva, David Haye and Jono Carroll.

The event will now take place in Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, after it was switched to be commissioned as a professional contest from the Staples Centre in Los Angeles.



Evander Holyfield take on Vitor Belfort tonight
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How to watch via TV and live stream

Streaming service FITE.TV will be the exclusive broadcaster for the event in the UK.

A PPV live stream on FITE.TV is $13.99, which is around £10 that will begin around 10PM.

The fights including Holyfield vs Belfort are all included as part of the price, and can be purchased here.

Commentary on the broadcast will include former American president Donald Trump who is expected to provide the analysis on Holyfield’s clash with Belfort.

Full fight card

Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort

Anderson Silva vs Tito Ortiz

David Haye vs Joe Fournier

Andy Vences vs Jono Carroll

Odds

Holyfield – 13/8

Belfort – 4/9

Draw – 9/1

Who wins in the main event, Holyfield or Belfort? Let us know in the comments below









Quotes Corner

Evander Holyfield

“I thought I was getting ready to fight Mike Tyson but now I’m fighting Vitor Belfort. So, I’ve been training for two years for that.

“When they asked me to fight Vitor I said if he wants to do it then I want to do it. I put the time in the last two years and I want to get paid for my time.

“It hasn’t been a week to get ready, I’ve been training for two years. I’m more than ready and look forward to the fight.”

Vitor Belfort

“It’s a joy to me to fight Evander Holyfield on Saturday night. I remember when I first fought in the UFC tournament, the same month I saw Evander fight Mike Tyson the second time.

“My dream was to see MMA become as big as boxing. He’s the heavyweight king and I’m looking forward to showing my boxing skills on Saturday night. It’s an amazing opportunity for me.”


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