Everyone will agree that we are in a celebrity/crossover boxing era that already created more drama and suspense. Nonetheless, YouTuber Logan Paul has taken it to another level and others are following that. That being said, Triller Fight Club arranged a fight between Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort.
Although both fighters are from different sectors, they have similarities in their career as both of them are considered as legends. However, there are many differences such as age, height, weight, net worth etc. Let’s take a look at those factors one by one.
Holyfield vs Belfort: Physical Attributes (Age, Height, Weight, Reach)
Holyfield is a month away from his 59th birthday. At the time of this fight he is 58 years old and he is 14 years older than Belfort (44). Holyfield is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters) tall while 6 feet tall (1.83 meters). So, the boxing legend will get a height advantage.
Like the height they also have significant differences in their weight too. As per the Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort weigh-in results, Holyfiel is 225.4 lbs and Belfort is 206.2 lbs. As for the reach, Holyfield has 78” reach and Belfort has 74”.
So, Holyfield has overall advantages in terms of physical attributes. However, he will fall short due to his age and absence for a long time from the fighting world.
Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort: Net Worth
Holyfield has a net worth of $1 million. However, he had a highest net worth of more than $300 million during his primetime while earning was around $513 million. But Holyfield couldn’t save his fortune for a long time. His luxury life and some bad decisions on spending led him almost bankrupt.
Victor Belfort’s net worth is $5.5 million, which he earned from his MMA career and endorsement. So, you can understand how successful he was. Most of his earnings came from UFC.
Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort: Spending
Holyfield’s bad financial decisions and spending sunk him. He bought a $10 million worth mansion which had 109 rooms, 100 seat dining room, 135 seat theater and a bowling alley. The size of the mansion was 45,000 square feet. Later, he took out a mortgage of $14 million on home. Furthermore, he had to spend a huge amount of his earnings on maintaining his massive home.
Furthermore, Holyfield had to pay for the divorce settlement as well as child support to his 11 children. Apart from this Evander had few failed businesses such as $3.1 million loss on record level, more than $10 million loss on restaurant business.
Unlike Holyfield, Belfort is very cautious about his spending. He mainly spent his money on improving his skills. Further, Belfort has set up the Belfort Lifestyle Fitness Franchise, which is counted as spending as well as earning source at the same time.
Vitor Belfort vs Evander Holyfield: Records
Holyfield retired in 2014 after winning 44 fights. He won 29 of them by knockout. Evander lost 10 fights in his career and has two draws. For his outstanding career Holyfield was added to the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2017.
Vitor Belfort fought 41 matches and won 26 of them. Further, he also played professional boxing against Josemario Neves and it was a win.
Belfort vs Holyfield: Wife and Kids
Holyfield married three times. His first marriage was in 1985 with Paulette Bowen, which lasted until 1991. He got married again in 1996 to Janice Itson and divorced in 2000. Finally, he married Candi Calvana Smith in 2003 but it lasted 9 years only and the couple ended their marriage in 2012. Holyfield has 11 children in total with 6 different women.
Belfort is married to Brazilian model Joana Prado. She tied the knot in 2013 and the couple has three children Davi, Victoria, and Kyara Belfort together.