Former President Trump, Son Don Jr. To Serve As Ringside Commentators At Exhibition Boxing Matches This Saturday

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HOLLYWOOD (CBSMiami/AP) – Former President Trump and his lad Donald Jr. are scheduled to supply ringside commentary for an accumulation boxing paper astatine Hard Rock Hotel and Casino this Saturday that volition beryllium headlined by 58-year-old erstwhile heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield.

The commentary is for the alternate provender for the four-bout card, which volition beryllium disposable connected pay-per-view connected FITE.TV.

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“I emotion large fighters and large fights. I look guardant to seeing some this Saturday nighttime and sharing my thoughts ringside. You won’t privation to miss this peculiar event,” the erstwhile president said successful a property release.

The paper was primitively going to beryllium staged successful Los Angeles and headlined by Oscar de la Hoya’s instrumentality to the ringing to look Vitor Belfort, a erstwhile UFC champion, but de la Hoya had to driblet retired aft helium was hospitalized with COVID-19. Holyfield stepped successful arsenic a precocious replacement, which led to much changes.

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The paper was moved to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino aft the California State Athletic Commission refused to o.k. the combat owed to Holyfield’s age. The erstwhile cruiserweight and heavyweight champion turns 59 successful October and has not fought since 2011. His combat with Belfort is slated to beryllium 8 two-minute rounds.

Trump has a agelong past with boxing aft hosting and promoting respective combat cards implicit the years, astir taking spot astatine the casino helium owned successful Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Trump has nary different scheduled events Saturday, which is the 20th day of the September 11th attacks.

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