News in Boxing


50 Cent: Bankruptcy announcement bad sign for boxing?

May 27, 2015 - 12:24PM ET
According to TMZ, 50 Cent's boxing company, SMS Promotions, filed for bankruptcy on Monday.  

50 Cent rips Jay Z as a boxing promoter

Dec 28, 2014 - 10:36AM ET

Harry Potter, Floyd Mayweather, 50 Cent... And the Challenge

Aug 21, 2014 - 10:12PM ET
Tensions are rising between former friends, boxing sensation Floyd Mayweather and rapper/fight promoter 50 Cent.  

Jay-Z: Boxing's newest promoter?

Aug 19, 2014 - 11:00PM ET
Quick question: What does boxing need more than anything right now?  

50 Cent: Will tonight mark the emergence of the new 'Don King?'

Jun 28, 2014 - 05:10PM ET
In 1974, a little-known boxing promoter coordinated what would later be known as the 'The Rumble in the Jungle,' a heavyweight title bout between defending champion George Foreman and popular challenger Muhammad Ali.  

50 Cent on Mikey Garcia: She is a beautiful woman who put us to sleep

Jan 26, 2014 - 05:31PM ET
The bad blood between 50 Cent /Yuriorkis Gamboa and Team Garcia just got a little more fierce.  

Friday Night Fights on ESPN2: Alvarez vs Green

Jul 05, 2013 - 11:53AM ET
Tonight, live from the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, ESPN2 Friday Night Fights will showcase a 10 round light heavyweight showdown between undefeated Eleider "Storm" Alvarez 12-0 with 8 KO's and former world super middleweight title challenger Allan "Ghost Dog"…  

Manny Pacquiao "Ducked" by Floyd Mayweather, Says 50 Cent

Mar 01, 2013 - 03:13PM ET
Legendary rapper Curtis Jackson, better known as 50 Cent, recently discussed his now defunct relationship with all-time great Floyd Mayweather.  

50 Cent: His Vision is Exactly What Boxing Needs

Feb 28, 2013 - 03:18PM ET
Tomorrow night, 'ESPN 2 Friday Night Fights' (in the U.S.) will feature a fight card co-promoted by legendary rap star 50 Cent and famed boxing promoter Lou DiBella.  

50 Cent to Take Boxing By Storm, Bridge Age Gap

Dec 03, 2012 - 07:09AM ET
Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is looking to shake up boxing in a big way.  

50 Cent Aligns with Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Not Involved

Sep 14, 2012 - 10:00AM ET
50 Cent and Manny Pacquiao will become business partners in a new boxing promotion venture, according to BoxingScene.  

50 Cent | Boxing's Newest Big-Time Promoter?

Jul 21, 2012 - 05:16PM ET
Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, investor, record producer and actor whose best friend is boxing's pound-for-pound king and sport's premiere revenue generator, Floyd Mayweather Jr.  

50 Cent, Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather Promote New Energy Drink

Oct 27, 2011 - 04:03PM ET
Last month, iconic rapper 50 Cent launched his new energy drink company named "Street King," and collaborated with boxing legends Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather to shoot a commercial for the drink that, ironically, parodies the popular movie 'The Hangover.'