HomeUFCVitor Belfort returns to boxing on June 19th with Triller
Vitor Belfort returns to boxing on June 19th with Triller
June 5, 2021
Vitor Belfort returns to boxing competitors and it transpires in a few weeks. Belfort can be taking over The Actual Tarzann aka Mike Holston on June nineteenth in Miami, Florida at loanDepot park. This takes place on the undercard for the subsequent Triller Struggle Membership occasion.
ESPN’s Ariel Helwani was the primary to report specifics on this newest permutation of MMA fighters searching for boxing bouts.
Vitor Belfort is the newest notable MMA identify to e-book a boxing bout 🥊
(by way of @arielhelwani) pic.twitter.com/t22u3VRJUw
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) June 4, 2021
Holston and Belfort bought right into a bodily altercation not too long ago. One which regarded extra work than shoot to make use of professional wrestling parlance. This went down contained in the fitness center Belfort was coaching in on the time and the video from the incident started making the rounds on social media.
The previous UFC gentle heavyweight champion was not too long ago mapping out a combating foray into the ONE Circle.
Belfort was signed with ONE Championship for over two years however by no means competed below the ONE banner. There have been rumblings of him combating Alain Ngalani however that bout by no means finally got here to fruition.
Per ESPN, Belfort has since parted methods with ONE Championship as he now pursues this boxing bout.
Vitor Belfort returns to boxing
The Actual Tarzann is an animal ranger and social media persona. Holston has reportedly educated in MMA as effectively boxing however has no skilled combative expertise.
The animal conservationist has been in shut quarters with toxic creatures and gargantuan animals. He’s now trying to exhibit his pronounced power contained in the ring with a distinct sort of beast.
It will mark The Phenom‘s sophomore effort competing within the candy science. Belfort knocked out Josemario Neves within the first spherical of their April 2006 heavyweight contest.
In a current press launch, a Triller consultant had this to say concerning the bout:
“Vitor is likely one of the all-time best fighters on the planet, and no matter occurred between him and The Actual Tarzann within the fitness center, their dispute belongs within the Triller Struggle Membership ring with gloves on. We look ahead to seeing who prevails,” stated Ryan Kavanaugh, co-owner of Triller Struggle Membership mother or father firm TrillerNet.
This upcoming Triller Struggle Membership occasion is headlined by Teofimo Lopez vs George Kambosos Jr for the undisputed light-weight championship of the world.
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