The industry’s leading artists will perform the night of a highly anticipated matchup.
If you’ve paid $49.99 to see the Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. fight, you may be in for an added bonus musically. A string of popular entertainers will perform the night of the exhibition adding a concert experience to fight night. Social video platform Triller announced Lil Wayne, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, and YG will perform at the event on Nov. 28.
According to ESPN, Tyson might even continue boxing after the exhibition fight with Jones. “I don’t know. I might do this for a while. Let’s check this stuff out,” Tyson told ESPN’s Peter Rosenberg.
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As training videos of Tyson emerged on social media, fans began to anxiously await the matchup.
The fight will be scored by the World Boxing Council (WBC) and sanctioned by the California State Athletic Commission. Ray Corona will referee the fight. The pay-per-view fight also includes Jake Paul vs. Nate Robinson, Badou Jack vs. Blake McKernan, and Viddal Riley vs. Rashad Coulter.
Triller is endorsed by a slew of big-name artists like Snoop Dogg, Future, Pitbull, and The Weekend.
“The connection between boxing and music is undeniable,” said Bobby Sarnevesht, executive chairman of Triller. “As a global language, music unites cultures, and we knew this historical moment needed to include some of the biggest names in the industry. Unparalleled to any other entertainment platform in the space, Triller is determined to give fans a night they will never forget.”
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“This event is going to go down in history, no doubt! I’m grateful to be a part of it and share the arena with two living legends. I’m stoked to perform and give the fans something they can rock to,” said Lil Wayne.
Wayne recently got hit with federal charges stemming from an incident in December 2019.
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