13:20  ,  September 11, 2021

Evander Holyfield, Vitor Belfort weigh in ahead of Florida fight

Former world professional boxing champion in two weight categories, legendary American Evander Holyfield, 58, weighs 9 kg heavier than his upcoming opponent, former UFC champion Vitor Belfort (Brazil), ESPN reports.

Their official weighing-in ceremony was held Friday.

Accordingly, Holyfield weighs 102.2 kg while Belfort—93.5 kg.

The 8-round fight will take place Saturday in Florida.

In this bout, Evander Holyfield will substitute former world professional boxing champion in six weight categories Oscar De La Hoya, 48, who was diagnosed with the coronavirus a few days ago.

Holyfield had announced that he will have another fight before retiring from sports. His last bout was in 2011.

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