This weekend Evander Holyfield will be fighting against Vitor Belfort on Saturday 1th, September at the Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
While all eyes will be on the main event or listening to the alternative commentary provided by Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr, the preliminary matches makes an interesting line-up.
The fight card includes
- Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort
- Anderson Silva vs. Tito Ortiz
- David Haye vs. Joe Fournier
- Andy Vences vs. Jono Carroll
Silva vs. Ortiz
UFC legend Anderson Silva will be continuing his boxing career against another UFC legend, Tito Ortiz.
Silva was a middleweight champion and holds the record for the longest title reign whereas Ortiz is a UFC Hall of Famer and a former UFC light heavyweight champion.
Silva’s UFC record was (34-11-1), Silva’s boxing record (2-1-0) is considerably smaller but he’s coming off a recent boxing win defeating Julio Chavez Jr earlier in the year. While signed with the UFC, Ortiz (21-1-1) had fewer wins and more losses than Silva. Ortiz’s finished his contract with the UFC last year, this will be Ortiz’s boxing debut.
Parimatch has predicted Silva to have a likely win against Ortiz
- Anderson Silva Win 1/9
- Draw / Technical Draw 18/1
- Tito Ortiz Win 5/1
The method of victory will most likely be a Knockout
- Anderson Silva to win by KO,TKO or Disqualification 8/13
- Anderson Silva to win by Decision or Technical Decision 15/8
It is predicted to be short fight, with the match lasting around 5 rounds
- Under 5.5 rounds 4/5
- Over 5.5 rounds 10/11
David Hayes vs. Joe Fournier
British Boxing legend David Hayes (28-4-0) will be fighting against British business tycoon Joe Fournier (9-0-0). While Fournier has been professionally boxing for a little over 5 years, he remains undefeated and has won all of his fights through Knockouts.
Although an impressive heat, it pales in comparison to Hayes’s boxing record. Hayes has held multiple world championships in two weight classes and was the first British boxer to reach the World Amateur Boxing championships in 2001.
Parimatch has predicted it to be an easy win for Haye
- David Haye Win 1/20
- Draw / Technical Draw 16/1
- Joe fournier Win 8/1
The method of victory will most likely be
- David Haye to win by KO,TKO or Disqualification 4/11
- David Haye to win by Decision or Technical Decision 10/3
It is predicted to be short match, only lasting around 3 rounds
- Under 3.5 rounds 5/6
- Over 3.5 rounds 5/6
Andy Vences vs. Jono Carroll
Andy Vences (23-2-1) will be fighting against “the Celtic Warrior”, Jono Carroll (19-2-1) as they compete for the vacant WBC International Silver super-featherweight title.
Carroll and Vences were meant to face each other earlier in the year, but the entire card was cancelled during fight week after the main event Teofimo Lopez defending his championship against George Kambosos Jr tested for covid.
Parimatch’s odds suggest the match is too close to call and that both fighters are evenly matched
- Andy Vences Win 5/6
- Draw / Technical Draw 14/1
- Jono Carroll Win 5/6
The match will not end with KO, with odds favoring both fighters to win via decision
- Andy Vences to win by Decision or Technical Decision 15/8
- Jono Carroll to win by Decision or Technical Decision 6/4
- Andy Vences to win by KO,TKO or Disqualification 4/1
- Jono Carroll to win by KO,TKO or Disqualification 11/2
The match is predicted to last around 8 rounds
- Under 8.5 rounds 5/2
- Over 8.5 rounds 2/7
These odds are correct at the time of writing, to view the latest odds, please visit: https://www.parimatch.co.uk/en-gb/sports/238
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