Late-replacement Evgeny Gradovich spoiled rapper/promoter 50 Cent’s first solo promotion by outpointing featherweight titleholder Billy Dib via hard-fought split decision in a Friday Night Fights main event at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Conn.read more
Billy Dib used to walk out to 50 Cent’s music as an up-and-comer, now the featherweight titleholder will be accompanied by the rapper, who is his promoter, when he walks to the ring to defend his IBF belt against Evgeny Gradovich in the main event of this week’s Friday Night Fights.read more
Evgeny Gradovich was just as surprised as everyone else when he got the call last week to face IBF featherweight titleholder Billy Dib on March 1, but the allure of a world title opportunity was too much to deny.read more
Rapper 50 Cent was granted a promoter’s license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, although Floyd Mayweather Jr. is apparently no longer considered a partner in the company.read more
Featherweight contender Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia will pursue his ninth straight knockout and his 15th in 16 fights when he meets WBO titleholder Orlando Salido on Jan. 19 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.read more
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