Former President Donald Trump will make his debut as a boxing analyst for the alternate “No Holds Barred” telecast of Triller’s pay-per-view boxing event headlined by Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla.
Trump, along with his son Donald Trump Jr., will provide commentary throughout Saturday’s four-fight boxing main card.
The broadcast is not Trump’s first foray into the boxing world. The 75-year-old is well known around the boxing community, hosting numerous matches at his Atlantic City casinos in the 1980s and ‘90s. Triller is known for experimenting with celebrity commentators in the past, adding Snoop Dogg as a part of last November’s Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. pay-per-view as well as April’s Jake Paul-Ben Askren fight card along with Pete Davidson.
What time is Evander Holyfield fighting Viktor Belfort?
Holyfield and Belfort are slated to make their walks to the ring around 11 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 11, pending the outcomes of earlier main card fights.
The main card fights begin at 8 p.m. ET.
How much does it cost to watch the Donald Trump telecast of the fight?
Viewers can purchase the main or Trump-led telecast for $49.99 on the Fite TV website.
A ticket to see the Holyfield-Belfort fight in person costs $156, according to the cheapest seats available on Ticketmaster Saturday morning.
When did Evander Holyfield last fight?
Holyfield will fight for the first time in a decade, filling in for Oscar De La Hoya who was forced out of the main event after testing positive for COVID-19.
The 58-year old former heavyweight champion last fought in 2011, scoring a TKO victory over Brian Nielsen to reach 44 wins in his storied career.
Who is Viktor Belfort?
Holyfield’s competition is former UFC light heavyweight champion Belfort, who made his boxing debut in 2006, defeating Josemario Neves via first-round TKO. Belfort last competed in MMA professionally in May 2018, suffering a second-round KO against Lyoto Machida at UFC 224.
Belfort announced his retirement from MMA several months after the fight.
What time is Anderson Silva fighting Tito Ortiz?
Belfort won’t be the only former UFC fighter on the card.
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former UFC heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz are set to box in the co-main event which is expected to start somewhere between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Saturday night pending fight outcomes earlier in the main card.
When was the last time Anderson Silva fought?
Silva last stepped in the ring in June, beating Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. by split decision. Ortiz will make his debut in the boxing ring after going 21-12 in MMA, competing in the UFC, Bellator and Combate promotions.
The Huntington Beach Bad Boy last fought in MMA two years ago, defeating Alberto Rodriguez via first-round submission in the main event of Combate 51.