Anderson Silva may have left mixed martial arts behind, but he’s far from finished with combat sports. The future Hall-of-Famer has turned his attention to boxing following his retirement from UFC, and is gearing up for his second match in three months as he looks to take on another MMA legend in Tito Ortiz.
The bout is the co-feature of a Triller Fight Club card that also boasts a matchup between former world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield and former UFC superstar Vitor Belfort. The lineup of aging stars certainly has the look of an exhibition-heavy card, but make no mistake, these are sanctioned, professional bouts.
Among the headliners, Silva seems to be the most committed to taking advantage of this celebrity-boxing wave, which is perhaps why he’s such a heavy favorite over Ortiz.
Silva vs Ortiz Fight Info
When: Saturday, Sep. 11 at 7 p.m. ET (main card)
Where: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida
Live stream: FITE.TV (pay-per-view, $49.99)
Odds (via OddsChecker): Silva -1000, Ortiz +550