Donald Trump set for major new career move as boxing commentator

Donald Trump is launching a new career as a boxing commentator this weekend.

The outspoken ex-US president will have the microphone for a fight between veterans Evander Holyfield, 58, and Vitor Belfort, 44.

He will be joined in the commentary box by his son Donald Trump Jr, 43, for the bout in Florida on Saturday.

Trump, 75, a former boxing promoter, said: "I love great fighters and great fights.

"I look forward to seeing both this Saturday night and sharing my thoughts ringside.

"You won’t want to miss this special event."

Trump and his son will be providing their views for the whole four-hour broadcast.

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Australian boxing author Alex McClintock said: "If you ever feel like things are going badly, remember Donald Trump went from President of the United States to commentator on a novelty boxing match in Florida between two guys with a combined age of 102 in less than nine months."

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The event takes place on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania that killed almost 3,000 people.

Fite.tv, a streaming service that is promoting the match, said Trump will be "live in-person" with "no holds barred".

The former Apprentice host’s presidency ended after losing the election last year to Joe Biden.

Trump is also known for his affection for pro-wrestling, even having a match at Wrestlemania 23 in the "Battle of the Billionaires".

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During which he got into a ringside fight with Vince McMahon who he took out with a brutal clothesline.

The bout also saw Trump help Stone Cold and Bobby Lashley shave McMahon's head in front of the cheering audience.

Bret 'Hitman' Hart met Trump at Wrestlemania 4 and again after his match at Wrestlemania 5.

The Canadian wrestling champ told how Trump was loving the grapple action.

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