UFC welterweight star Jorge Masvidal will join former U.S. President Donald Trump on the Triller Fight Club commentary team this weekend, for the highly-anticipated Evander Holyfield-Vitor Belfort boxing event.

This adds yet another out-of-MMA accolade for Masvidal, who began his first journey as a fight promoter with Gamebred Fight Championships. He’s also planning on a return to the UFC later this year. Masvidal has reportedly targeted potential matchups with Nick Diaz and Leon Edwards.

Triller announced Masvidal’s addition to the telecast via a press release, for the event that also includes big fights like Anderson Silva vs. Tito Ortiz. Masvidal is coming off of back-to-back losses against UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman.

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Masvidal is a big fan of the former president and joined him on the campaign trail in Florida during the buildup to the 2020 presidential election. He was also a big part of the ‘Latinos for Trump’ coalition in his home state and continues to support Trump ahead of a potential 2022 presidential bid.

Masvidal has also hinted at a potential to move to boxing before his career ends, calling out both Logan and Jake Paul. Masvidal also is well-known for his boxing inside the UFC octagon, including in his big knockout over Darren Till.

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Masvidal hasn’t made many appearances in the commentary scene of combat sports. He obviously is a veteran of the fight game and will provide analysis on Silva vs. Ortiz; in a fight featuring a pair of his former UFC colleagues.

Triller seems content in having Trump as a part of the broadcasting team and even had him call in as a part of the pre-fight press conference. Regardless, this weekend is sure to feature plenty of big personalities like Masvidal to hype up the event.

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What are your thoughts on Jorge Masvidal joining the Triller broadcast team alongside former U.S. president Donald Trump?

Curtis Calhoun is a Combat Sports Contributor based in Seattle, Washington. After a longtime dream of becoming a sports journalist, he was able to accomplish his goals upon graduating from Washington State University in 2016.