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Vitor Belfort shocks Evander Holyfield with 1st round TKO

September 13, 2021 - Monday 2:09 PM by GDM

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Former UFC superstar Vitor Belfort just beat boxing legend Evander Holyfield in the latter's own game via first round TKO at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Holyfield, 58, was stumbling and out of control in almost the entire match.

The former boxing heavyweight champion couldn't stand a chance against Belfort, 44, who unleashed a combination of punches before the official stopped the match.

"The guy pushed me. The guy’s strong,” Holyfield said after the loss. “I wasn’t hurt … The thing is, it wasn’t no shot that really hurt me real bad. He’s just strong and he gave me a shot and I fell down.”

Holyfield actually replaced fellow boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya after he tested positive for COVID-19 less than two weeks ago.

On the other hand, Belfort called out YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul in a boxing match, as Triller even stepped in and offered a $30 million prize for a fight around Thanksgiving.

Former United States president Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. provided commentary during the match.