Watch Vitor Belfort vs. Evander Holyfield full fight video highlights from their clash above, courtesy of FITE TV and other outlets.
Belfort vs. Holyfield took place on September 11 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Vitor Belfort (2-0) and Evander Holyfield (44-11-2, 1 without contest) collided in the co-main one event. The fight was broadcast live on pay-per-view.
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For more on Belfort vs. Holyfield, check out Shaun Al-Shatti’s live blog from MMA Fighting.
Round 1: It’s always totally weird for this fight to happen, for a lot of reasons, but here it’s so close, guys. The Brazilian national anthem gives us the kick-off. Michael Buffer then asks for a 10-minute minute of silence to commemorate 9/11, but it literally lasts less than two seconds before a woman in the crowd yells obscenity at someone and sets off a hubbub. Lord. Florida never fails to disappoint. Now, it’s time for “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and a young boy comes right over here and crushes it. My God. Well done, young man. And here’s a “We love Trump!” »Song. Vitor Belfort is a good sportsman but he clearly doesn’t want to do this pre-fight interview. Samuel Burgos is our referee. Here is Belfort doing this walk. It will be his debut in professional boxing. And now it’s Holyfield doing this walk. He is 58 years old but appears to be in fairly good physical shape, at least physically. Cage Rage receives a shout on the show as one of Belfort’s past accolades. Here we go. Holyfield gives a few hits. Holyfield charges inside with a missing three-hit combination. Belfort climbs the stairs with his left hand. Belfort is swarming! He is missing but Holyfield slips between the ropes. It wasn’t a good sign of things to come. The fight resumes and Belfort marks him with a left followed by an uppercut! Down Holyfield! Standing eight counts for Holyfield. We are back, and Belfort is pouring out. It is swarming with punches! Burgos has seen enough. The referee stops him. Holyfield is not happy, but it is difficult to challenge this judgment given the circumstances. It was disgusting to watch.
Official result: Vitor Belfort beats. Evander Holyfield via TKO (referee stop) at 1:49 of round 1