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Even though 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are no longer as close as they used to be, 50 still has his former best friend’s back when it comes to boxing debates. The rapper joined ESPN’s “First Take” Thursday and was asked about the elusive Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao dream fight that never happened. Though host Skip Bayless tried to put words in 50′s mouth by asking a loaded question, the rapper said Mayweather is not scared of Pacquiao. “He’s not afraid of Pacquiao or any fighter,” 50 answered in response to a question about how afraid Mayweather was of losing to Pac-Man. 50 explained that Mayweather looks at his fights as a businessman and takes a measured approach when selecting opponents. “It’s more of him saying who I have to fight. At this point, it’s more him sorting out who’s the perfect opponent than him fighting the toughest fighter to fight.” 50 Cent confirmed what most boxing fans already knew — Mayweather doesn’t pick what will be the most thrilling fight, but the
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Today 50 Cent did what he does best, promotes his self. His first stop was at ESPN’s First Take, where he set down and spoke about boxing and Floyd Mayweather.
When asked by no one other than Skip Bayless, Curtis elaborated on his premise that he feels Mayweather was ducking Pacquiao. Curtis claims the two reasons he feels this way is due to Mayweather leaving a 100 million...
50 Cent appeared on ESPN’s “First Take” Thursday morning and of course, fiddy had a lot to say especially when it comes to his former BFF Floyd Mayweather Jr. 50 said he believes Floyd ducked a fight with Manny Pacquiao, that Floyd is an emotional guy and his 60 days really affected him, what he believes boxing can learn from the MMA
50 also said that he believes Floyd...
According to the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao has lost some friends. Not because he became rich and snobby, but because these so-called friends of his has left [...]
50 Cent visited ESPN in promotion of his Friday Night Fights card, headlined by SMS Promotions fighter Billy Dib. Right here, you'll find a collection of photos from 50 Cent's ESPN visit, as well as a video of him talking about Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, boxing and MMA, and more. Take a look at it all right here.
In the following video, 50 Cent is on ESPN First...
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson joined Skip Bayless and Jemele Hill on First Take Thursday morning to talk about his promoting deal with Top Rank, his relationship with Floyd Mayweather Jr. as well as his upcoming album.
In the video 50 talks about how his deal with Top Rank happened by trying to set up a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. He went on to say that Mayweather...
Rather than scrapping on a card headlined by Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Cinco de Mayo weekend, Mexican superstar and WBC light middleweight titleholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will meet WBA light-middleweight champion “No Doubt” Austin Trout in a unification bout on April 20 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KOs) bailed after the 36-year-old Mayweather...
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Tweet Saul “Canelo” Alvarez decided to pull his fight with Austin Trout out of the mega-card that was scheduled for May 4th as a co-main event with Floyd Mayweather Jr. because Mayweather wouldn’t guarantee Alvarez a September fight, ESPN’s Dan Rafael reports: It’s official. Richard Schaefer says @canelooficial not on 5/4 Floyd PPV but will [...]
Ring Magazine is reporting that according to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, the bout between Saul Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KOs) and Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KOs), for the WBC and WBA junior middleweight titles, has been rescheduled. Alvarez did not want to fight on the May 4 undercard of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. [...]
Andre Berto was once considered to be one of the brightest young stars in boxing but his recent skid has slowed those expectations.
Berto has decided to fire his career-long trainer, Tony Morgan, as a result of his recent slide. Both Victor Ortiz and Robert Guerrero have earned fights with Floyd Mayweather Jr. after defeating Berto and that could be what contributed to his impatience...