Coronavirus does not sleep: Rahman-Belfort fight is disrupted


The boxing match between 45-year-old MMA legend from Brazil Vitor Belfort and American heavyweight Hasim Rahman Jr., scheduled for November 19 in Austin (USA), will not take place.

On the eve it became known that Belfort fell ill with a coronavirus, in connection with which he was forced to withdraw from the fight. At the moment, the organizers of the show are busy searching for a new rival for Rahman.

Hasim Jr. is frankly unlucky in 2022. In April, he suffered his first professional loss, losing by TKO 5 to James Mackenzie Morrison. On August 6, he was scheduled to fight against star content maker Jake Paul, but due to Rahman’s huge advantage, everything fell through.

Belfort made his mark in the boxing ring in September last year, destroying the legendary veteran Evander Holyfield in the first round.