Holyfield vs Belfort live stream: How to watch the boxing clash online from anywhere
Former heavyweight champion of the world Evander Holyfield makes an unexpected return to the ring tonight at the age of 58, as he takes on one-time UFC light heavyweight titleholder Vitor Belfort in a headline-grabbing one-off event.
Read on for your full guide to watching a Holyfield vs Belfort live stream and don’t miss a single punch.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest pound-for-pound heavyweight boxers of all time, Holyfield has been parachuted into this PPV event after fellow legend of the ring Oscar de la Hoya was forced to pull out after testing positive for Covid-19.
Belfort meanwhile holds the record for most knockouts in UFC history, and while the 44-year-old may have only boxed professionally once before, there is the small matter of a 14 year age gap that plays in his favor.
The somewhat surreal spectacle also features 46-year-old MMA legends Anderson Silva and Tito Ortiz face off in a regular boxing bout as the co-headline fight, with the bill also including 40-year-old British heavyweight star David Haye’s comeback against former friend Joe Fournier.
Just to add further to the implausible nature of proceedings, former President of the United States and less noted boxing expert Donald Trump is set to provide commentary, a move that has created no small amount of controversy in the run-up thanks to the event taking place on the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist atrocity.
Read on to find out how to watch a Holyfield vs Belfort live stream online, no matter where you are in the world.
Holyfield vs Belfort – where and when
This one-off event is set to take place this Saturday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The action gets underway at 7pm ET / 4pm PT / 12am BST / 9am AEST.
Watch Holyfield vs Belfort online from outside your country
We have details of all the US, UK, Australian and Canadian broadcasters showing this controversial event further down in this guide. If you’re intent on watching the Holyfield vs Belfort fight, but find yourself away from home then you’ll run into problems when trying to stream your domestic coverage online from abroad as it’s likely to be geo-blocked.
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How to watch Holyfield vs Belfort around the world
Dedicated combat sports streaming service Fite TV is quickly building a reputation as the home of celebrity and veteran boxing star showdowns, with the platform the exclusive worldwide broadcaster of this event.
You can watch all the action via the Fite TV website or through the service’s dedicated iOS and Android apps.
Fite events are also available to watch on smart TVs, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, games consoles and more.
The event begins at 7pm ET / 4pm PT / 12am BST / 9am AEST.
The Holyfield vs Belfort fight itself is expected to start at around 11pm ET / 8pm PT / 4am BST/ 1pm AEST, though timings will depend on how long the earlier bouts on the bill last.
If those start times prove inconvenient, the Fite.TV website will host unlimited replays for the next few months.
In the US, the PPV asking price is a hefty $49.99, while in Canada it costs US$39.99, which is roughly CA$50, with the event also available from cable providers in both regions for the same price.
Things are significantly cheaper for curious viewers elsewhere around the world, with the event costing US$13.99 (around £10) in the UK, US$14.99 (roughly NZ$21) in New Zealand, and US $21.99 (about AU$30) in Australia.
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