This news is not fake news: President Donald Trump has been invited to the commentary booth for Saturday’s Triller Fight Club main-event between Evander Holyfield & Vitor Belfort.
In a surprise announcement made Tuesday, the promotion sent out a press release confirming Trump, the 45th President of the United States, will be involved in the pay-per-view broadcast on FiteTV from the Seminole Hard Rock Casino & Resort in Hollywood, Fla.
According to Triller Fight Club Trump will “host” and “commentate” the boxing event. This will see boxing legend Holyfield return from retirement to take on former UFC champion Vitor Belfort in an eight-round match. Holyfield stepped in as a replacement when Oscar De La Hoya withdrew due to a positive COVID-19 test.
” I love great fighters, and great fights,” Trump stated in the release. “I look forward seeing both Saturday night and sharing my thoughts with them ringside. This special .”
event is not to be missed.
The Triller Fight Club pay-per-view begins at 7: 00 p.m. ET and is priced $49.99. In the co-main event, Tito Ortiz, a UFC Hall of Famer, will face Anderson Silva (former UFC middleweight champion)
Trump’s connection to combat sports dates back to his time hosting early UFC events at his Atlantic City casinos. White supported Trump’s push for a second term, but it didn’t materialize.