Vitor Belfort has ramped up his coaching regime for his combat in opposition to Oscar De La Hoya by sparring TikTok star Bryce Corridor.
Nonetheless, the previous UFC light-heavyweight champion could need to spend money on extra sturdy sparring companions after dropping the social media sensation twice throughout a session.
Belfort was chosen because the oppoent to welcome De La Hoya again into the ring for the primary time since 2008, with the 2 males set to sq. off on September 11 on the Staples Heart in Los Angeles.
The Brazilian is tied for essentially the most knockouts in UFC historical past with 12 and has not boxed professionally since 2006, however will let his fists fly in opposition to the previous eight-weight world champion subsequent month.
In footage posted to TikTok, the 44-year-old might be seen sharing a hoop with Bryce and delivered two stable left fingers to the physique, dropping his way more inexperienced adversary to the canvas on two separate events.
Corridor started coaching as a part of the ‘Social Gloves: TikTokers vs. YouTubers’ occasion the place he was stopped by Austin McBroom to go away Bryce with a 0-1 file.
Regardless of criticisms on-line about his efficiency, Bryce has vehemently defended himself within the wake of the footage of his sparring session with Belfort.
Bryce has responded by saying: “Why do folks maintain me to the boxing commonplace of a professional once I’ve solely skilled in boxing for two months? I’m studying and attempting to get higher! Sorry, I’m not Floyd Mayweather but.”
He continued to defend his capacity by saying: “I’m attempting to get higher at the whole lot that I do… I’m removed from the place I wanna be in life and I hope folks see that that is solely the start.”
De La Hoya has outlined his formidable plans to combat both Floyd Mayweather or former protégé Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez after his bout with Belfort.
The ‘Golden Boy’ was overwhelmed convincingly by Manny Pacquiao in his ultimate professional combat, however insists he has missed getting punched.