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Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn slams Evander Holyfield’s fight with Vitor Belfort and says ‘it disgusted me’

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ANTHONY JOSHUA’S promoter Eddie Hearn claims Evander Holyfield’s comeback fight against Vitor Belfort left him feeling ‘disgusted’.

Former five-time world champion Holyfield donned his boxing gloves at the age of 58 this month to fight MMA legend Belfort, stepping in as a replacement for Covid-hit Oscar De La Hoya.

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Eddie Hearn is the latest boxing figure to criticise Evander Holyfield’s comebackCredit: Getty
Hearn said he was 'disgusted' watching Holyfield's farcical defeat to Vitor Belfort

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Hearn said he was ‘disgusted’ watching Holyfield’s farcical defeat to Vitor BelfortCredit: PA

However, Holyfield’s comeback lasted less than two minutes as Belfort overpowered him immediately.

Upset fans labelled the fight as ‘one of the saddest events’ in history, with many claiming it was dangerous to let retired…



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