Donald Trump says he'd knock out Joe Biden in a boxing match
Trump was speaking at a promotional event for Holyfield vs Belfort.
During a promotional event for Evander Holyfield's return to the ring on Saturday night, Trump was thinking out loud about who he'd be up for facing in a bout.
"Well if I had to pick somebody in the world, not only a professional boxer because I’ll take a pass on the professional boxers – that can be a very dangerous subject," Mr Trump told the audience by telephone.
He continued: "I think probably my easiest fight would be Joe Biden because I think he’d go down very, very quickly."
Trump then added that he reckoned Biden would "go down in the first few seconds."
According to the Independent, the comments drew a smattering of laughter and applause at the Triller Fight Club event, which was attended by the hosts, the boxers, and a few journalists.
Donald Trump just called in to the Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort press conference ahead of his commentary gig on Saturday night and said he would easily KO Joe Biden if they fought…
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— Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) September 9, 2021
Trump was referring to comments Biden made in 2018 to College Democrats at the University of Miami.
After the leak of the now-infamous Access Hollywood tape in which Trump was recorded bragging that he could "grab [women] by the p***y," Biden said that he that if he were in high school with Trump he'd "beat the hell out of him."
He said: "When a guy who ended up becoming our national leader said, 'I can grab a woman anywhere and she likes it,' they asked me, would I like to debate this gentleman, and I said no.
"I said 'If we were in high school, I’d take him behind the gym and beat the hell out of him.'"
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