Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Holyfield vs Belfort?
Vitor Belfort beat Evander Holyfield by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 11th September 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Also, on the undercard Andy Vences was defeated by Jono Carroll, David Haye beat Joe Fournier and Anderson Silva defeated Tito Ortiz.
Holyfield vs Belfort stats
Evander Holyfield stepped into the ring with a record of 44 wins, 10 loses and 2 draws, 29 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Vitor Belfort made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 1 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Belfort had a massive power advantage over Holyfield, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Holyfield's 66%.
Evander Holyfield was the older man by 14 years, at 59 years old.
Holyfield had a height advantage of 2 inches over Belfort. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Evander Holyfield fought out of the orthodox stance, while Vitor Belfort was a southpaw.
Holyfield was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 55 more fights, and made his debut in 1984, 37 year and 9 months later than Belfort, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 442 more professional rounds, 443 to Belfort's 1.
What time did Holyfield vs Belfort start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Holyfield vs Belfort?
Evander Holyfield was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Vitor Belfort made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.