To every & anyone who’s interested in the sport should save this date. On Monday, September 16, 2013, rapper turned modern day Don King 50 Cent will be hosting a night of boxing along with SMS Promotions & DiBella Entertainment. “Big Apple Boxing” is scheduled to be the first card by both promoters at Resorts World Casino NYC in 50 Cent’s hometown, Jamaica, Queens, New York.
“I aim to deliver the most exciting fights possible,” 50 said in a press release. “‘Big Apple Boxing’ on September 16 will bring together extraordinary talent. The action will be intense.”
The night’s other promotors, DiBella, also commented on the event and what it means to work with 50 Cent and SMS Promotions on a card that features boxers Mark Davis and Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle, among others. “It is great to be working with 50 and SMS Promotions on this special Monday night of boxing and we’re looking forward to putting on a great card at Resorts World Casino,” said DiBella.
Aside from promoting the event through SMS Promotions, 50 is also involved as a sponsor through SMS Audio. Tickets for the event officially go on sale today (August 28) and prices range from $45 to $125.
50 Cent was granted his boxing promoter license in 2012. 50 has worked with boxers like Manny Pacquiao as well as Floyd “Money” Mayweather. 50 hopes this event will be continuous and to attract a large crowd so good luck to him on his new endeavor.