Popó gives Vitor Belfort an ultimatum and confirms goodbye to boxing on 'Fight Music Show 5'

Four-time world champion imposes last condition for farewell fight and awaits response from former UFC fighter

Popó after victory over Bambam in the Fight Music Show. Photo: Reproduction/Mariana Lima FMS

Four-time world boxing champion, Acelino Popó Freitas gave an ultimatum to Vitor belfort to carry out a fight in the Fight Music Show 5. In a video released by the promoter, the Bahian admitted that he is awaiting the signing of the contract after finding a 'middle ground' for the clash. The legend also confirmed that his next confrontation will mark his farewell to the ring.

“Vitor, you’re the one popping up. You asked for a fight at 89kg. We can fight at 85kg. It's in your hands. Only depends on you. Otherwise, we're going to put someone else to fight in the Fight Music Show 5, in which I say goodbye to boxing”, said Popó.

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In recent weeks, the four-time world champion confirmed the challenge. The former UFC fighter, days later, denied that he had signed a contract.

So far, the clash has not been made official between the parties. The expectation is that the fight will take place in the second half of 2024.

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