Vitor Belfort, who will face on September 11 Oscar de la hoya in an exhibition fight, he warned that afterwards he will look for the former heavyweight champion Evander holyfield.
“I’m going to give you a little look,” he said in an interview for TMZ. “After Oscar) in September, December it’s me against Holyfield. Get ready for the crossover! We will take over.Triller have the fights you dream of! ”.
On Thursday, June 17, it was revealed that the former champion of the UFC will be the rival of From the pot on a date that could be linked with the combat of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez Y Caleb Plant.
Although the agreed weight for this contest has not been revealed, Belfort He fought in three different divisions in his time as the promoter of MMA: heavyweight (in its beginnings), light heavyweight and medium.
In 2004 he became the light heavyweight monarch of the UFC by defeating Randy couture, but in the rematch he was defeated.
This would allow Vitor be able to fight with Holyfield, who was a heavyweight champion.
Evander, who sought to confront Mike tyson this year, he will fight Kevin McBride which was initially scheduled for June 5.
In May he announced Triller which was postponed to August, still without a defined date.
“The biggest fight”
Vitor Belfort considered that his fight against Oscar de la hoya it’s one of the biggest fights in boxing today.
“I think this contest between me and Oscar It is the biggest fight ”, he pointed out. “Oscar is legendary. Gold medals, one of the best pound for pound ever in the game. It revolutionized the sport ”.
In addition, he compared this confrontation with a historical one: “This fight will sell as Muhammad Ali Y George Foreman”.