Hasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort: Date, venue, undercard, how to watch and everything we know so far

Rahman Jr vs Belfort event promo image from Dazn

An excellent boxing event has been announced as Hasim Rahman Jr will be fighting UFC and MMA legend Vitor Belfort, and we have all the important news about this great night.

The two have had good sporting careers; however, while Rahman Jr is a professional boxer, Belfort is not. The latter has not made a name for himself in the boxing ring yet, as Belfort is a former UFC Champion.

Events like this are attracting a lot of attention, and most recently we saw KSI fight two boxers in one night and also have an undercard stacked with YouTube stars.

The Rahman Jr vs Belfort fight should be a great spectacle as both are great fighters, and no doubt many will be tuning in to watch the event which has some good fights on it, including Jay Swingler vs Cherdleys.

Here is everything we know so far about the Hasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort fight:

Date

The Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort fight, which is the main event for the MF and DAZN X Series 002, will be on Saturday 15th October 2022.

Hasim Rahman Jr. hits a speed bag as he works out at DLX Boxing on July 26, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rahman is scheduled to fight Jake Paul in a cruiserweight bout on August 06, 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Where will the Rahman Jr vs Belfort fight be taking place?

For those wondering, the venue for this fight will be the Utilita Arena. This arena is located in Sheffield, England. Rahman Jr will be used to the publicity of these types of events by DAZN as he was meant to fight influencer Jake Paul but the fight was cancelled.

The Utilita Arena in Sheffield

*Image of The Utilita Arena in Sheffield gathered thanks to this link.


Undercard

The full card hasn’t been confirmed but we do know there will be other fights on the night. Here is the card and undercard in full:

Main Event

  • Hasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort

Undercard

  • Jay Swingler vs Cherdleys

How to watch and live stream the Rahman Jr vs Belfort fight

Fans of boxing will be excited to hear that the event card will be available to subscribers around the world on DAZN. In the U.S., Canada, the UK, and Ireland, the event will be offered on DAZN Pay-Per-View (PPV).


What is Misfits Boxing?

For this fight, DAZN will be working with Misfits Boxing, and many people will be unsure of who they are because they made their debut in KSI’s latest boxing event MF & DAZN: X SERIES 001. This saw him fight Swarmz and Luis Pineda.

Misfits Boxing is a new promotional company led by KSI. The huge YouTuber, musician and boxer has made this company alongside his management team Proper Loud, and also the Sauerland brothers at Wasserman boxing.

Rahman Jr and Belfort will be fighting on MF & DAZN: X SERIES 002.


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