Patrick Cunningham, Executive Director of the Florida State Boxing Commission, has confirmed in a statement that EVANDER HOLYFIELD vs. VITOR BELFORT has been approved as a fully regulated professional boxing match.
It will be conducted under the Unified Rules of Boxing and scored by three judges on the 10-point must system. The bout will be fought over eight rounds.
According to Cunningham, all of the boxers on this card have successfully met all requirements to be licensed by the Florida Athletic Commission.
Co-featured on the pay-per-view card, UFC Legends, ANDERSON ‘THE SPIDER’ SILVA from Sao Paolo, Brazil and ‘THE HUNTINGTON BEACH BAD BOY’ TITO ORTIZ will clash in an eight-round cruiserweight boxing match for bragging rights.
Also on the card, Former Heavyweight and Cruiserweight World Champion DAVID ‘THE HAYEMAKER’ HAYE will face off against JOE FOURNIER in a scheduled eight-round heavyweight battle.
Additionally, in a super featherweight 10-rounder, ANDY ‘El TIBURON’ VENCES, (23-2-1, 12 KOs), of San Jose, CA will challenge Ireland’s JONO ‘KING KONG’ CARROLL, (19-2-1, 5 KOs).
Also, performing LIVE between fights will be Brazilian Pop-Superstar ANiTTA, Cuban super-group GENTE DE ZONA and Latino superstar LUNAY.
“September 11 will be an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime event of world class professional boxing and outstanding music,” said NIGEL LYTHGOE the producer of LEGENDS II.