Triller has announced that the former president of the United States, Donald trump, will perform alternate live commentary for the fight between Evander holyfield and Vitor Belfort next Saturday, September 11, where his son will also join him, Donald Trump Jr.
In a statement from the entertainment company, it confirms that the 45th president of the United States will be on the pay-per-view broadcast from Seminole Hard Rock Casino & Resort in Hollywood, Florida.
“I love great fighters and great fights,” he said. Trump in the statement. “I look forward to seeing you this Saturday night and sharing my thoughts in the ring. You don’t want to miss out on this special event. “
It should be remembered that Holyfield came in as a replacement for Oscar de la hoya, who had to withdraw due to contracting COVID-19. And after ten years in retirement, he returns to face former UFC fighter Vitor Belfort in an eight-round exhibition battle.
How will the participation of Donald Trump in the evening of Holyfield and Belfort
The comments of Trump will be available in a “gamecast” and will provide information on the entire billboard, which includes Anderson Silva against Tito Ortiz and David haye against Joe fournier.
But it is clarified that the former president will not be the main commentator, Jim Lampley he will be the one who takes the baton of the transmission.
Donald trump has always been linked to American sports, as for boxing in the nineties he organized the fight of Mike tyson and Michael Spinks at his Atlantic City casino.
Likewise, as acting president he granted posthumous presidential pardon to Jack johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion in boxing in history, who was convicted in 1913 of having a relationship with a white woman and lost his title.