Evander Holyfield faces medical suspension after boxing Vitor Belfort

Evander Holyfield must take a while off earlier than committing to any type of fight sports activities future.

Holyfield (44-10-2-1) suffered a fast first-round technical knockout (TKO) loss to Vitor Belfort (watch highlights) in an exhibition boxing match inside Seminole Onerous Rock Resort & On line casino in Hollywood, Fla on Sat., Sept. 11 airing on Triller pay-per-view (PPV). The struggle was waved off simply 1:49 into the struggle. Holyfield had already been knocked down as soon as and referee Sam Burgos shortly stopped the struggle following a subsequent burst of punches by Belfort.

The Florida State Boxing Fee has handed Holyfield, the one boxer of the three belt period to win the undisputed championship in two weight lessons, a 30-day medical suspension, in accordance with MMA Fighting. The athletic fee beforehand stated Holyfield, 58, handed all medicals for fighters over the age of 40.

The fight sports activities neighborhood was involved for Holyfield’s possibilities in opposition to Belfort after watching open exercise footage (watch a side-by-side comparability above). Holyfield final competed professionally on Could 7, 2011, incomes a TKO over Brian Nielsen.

Within the aftermath of the Triller PPV, Belfort angled for a boxing match with Internet sensations Jake Paul and Logan Paul.


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