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Hasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort: All you need to know

A month after their original London bout was delayed, boxer Hasim Rahman Jr and MMA fighter Vitor Belfort will finally meet in the ring in Texas.

The two fighters were set to fight in London in October as part of the MF & DAZN: X Series 002, but the pair were given a swift change of date and will now fight in the USA.

WhatHasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort
WhereMoody Center, Austin, Texas
When03:00, Sunday 20th November 2022
How to watchDAZN

When is Hasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort?

The crossover fight between Rahman Jr and Belfort is due to take place on Saturday November 19th.

What time is Hasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort?

The main card in Texas is due to start at 12:00 BST, while the main event ringwalks are scheduled for 03:00 BST. These timings may change depending on the length of the undercard bouts.

Where is Hasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort?

The fight will take place at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas. 

Can I watch Hasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort?

The entire card will be available to stream via DAZN.

Who is the favourite for Hasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort?

With this month's bout classed as an exhibition, there are no odds for the fight.

Both fighters enjoyed solid careers in their respective disciplines, and fans will be hoping they can put on an entertaining fight.

Are there any belts on the line for Hasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort?

No belt will be up for grabs this month, with Rahman Jr still to win a title as a professional boxer. He had the chance to win the WBC-USNBC heavyweight title in his previous fight, while Belfort's boxing career is still in its early stages.

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What is Hasim Rahman Jr's record?

Rahman Jr is hoping to follow in the footsteps of his father, who unified the WBC, IBF, IBO and lineal titles in 2001.

Rahman Jr turned professional in 2017, and he made a flying start to his career, winning his first three fights by technical knockout.

After 13 fights, Rahman Jr's record stands at 12-1. "Gold Blooded" has won six of those bouts by stoppage, while his only defeat came in April. He was stopped by James McKenzie Morrison when fighting for the WBC-USNBC heavyweight strap.

What is Vitor Belfort's record?

Belfort's boxing career started in 2006 and he made a solid impression as he beat Josemario Neves by TKO.

He then returned to MMA, but in 2021, he fought former heavyweight champion, Evander Holyfield. Belfort won the exhibition match via technical knockout, but he is known for his career inside the octagon.

The 45-year-old won 26 of his 41 MMA bouts, with 18 of those victories coming by stoppage.

He was also vulnerable though inside the cage, losing seven times by knockout.

During his MMA career, "The Phenom" won the Lightweight Heavyweight title, beating Randy Couture in January 2004.

Who is on the undercard for Hasim Rahman Jr vs Vitor Belfort?

Social media star Josh Brueckner will face Chase DeMoor on the undercard, while King Kenny faces DK Money.

Fangs and 6ar6ie6 will also share a ring, as will Minikov and Nick Joseph. Deen the Great and Walid Sharks will trade leather while the card gets underway with Ice Poseidon's bout against Brandon Buckingham.

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