Former President Donald Trump provided ringside commentary for a pay-per-view boxing event Saturday night that saw former heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield lose in a first-round technical knockout to MMA star Vitor Belfort.
Trump received a warm welcome from the crowd at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, which erupted into cheers when his name was announced as the evening’s special guest.
He and son Donald Trump Jr. called the entire four-fight card for the Triller “gamecast,” giving live analysis and discussing his experiences in the boxing business.
In comments before the first fight, the ex-president acknowledged the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, and repeated criticisms of the Biden administration over the chaotic US evacuation from Afghanistan.
“As a country, in the United States, it’s certainly one of the most important days, and we had a very bad week because of some of the decisions that have been made that made it even