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  1. James Kirkland joins 50 Cent SMS Promotions

    Dan Rafael

    Power-punching junior middleweight James Kirkland, out of action since March 2012 due to legal problems and a lawsuit with his former promoter, has signed with promoter/rap star Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's SMS Promotions and has his next fight lined up.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  2. Dib seeking rebound, then rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Former featherweight titlist Billy Dib is picking himself up, dusting himself off and aiming for a rematch with Evgeny Gradovich, who took his title in a hard-fought split decision on March 1. Dib had a rematch clause in his contract with Gradovic...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  3. GBP announces changes; more fights

    Dan Rafael

    A little of this and a little of that from the world of boxing: • There's been a big shake-up behind the scenes at Golden Boy as chief executive Richard Schaefer recently announced a major restructuring of the staff of the world's No. 1...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  4. Promoter 50 Cent goes solo in Hartford

    Dan Rafael

    Promoter/rap star Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson started off slowly in the promotional game. The first fight he was involved in was when he made a deal with Top Rank to put his top fighter, Yuriorkis Gamboa, on the HBO PPV undercard of Juan Manuel Marqu...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  5. Gamboa up for another interim title

    Dan Rafael

    A few updates on some upcoming fights: • Former unified featherweight titlist and interim junior lightweight titleholder Yuriorkis Gamboa has never fought at lightweight, but when he makes his debut in the 135-pound division he will be ...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  6. Gamboa, Andrade in the news

    Dan Rafael

    Three notes from the fistic world: • Interim junior lightweight titlist Yuriorkis Gamboa is supposed to fight June 8, but it has not been easy for promoter Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and HBO to finalize the opponent. Gamboa is supposed to...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  7. Featherweight titlist Billy Dib of Australia will make mandatory ...

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Billy Dib of Australia will make his mandatory defense against Luis Franco on March 1 in the main event of ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights," promoters Lou DiBella and rapper 50 Cent announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  8. Pacquiao will earn at least $26M

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS - The contracts have been submitted to the Nevada State Athletic Commission so the purses are official for the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV card on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET, $59.95) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Pacquiao's...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  9. 50 Cent, Floyd Mayweather Jr. call off TMT relationship

    Dan Rafael

    The relationship between rapper and aspiring boxing promoter 50 Cent and pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. is over.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2012
  10. 50 Cent-De La Hoya Twitter tiff

    Dan Rafael

    Boxing fans know rapper 50 Cent -- real name Curtis Jackson -- as Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s best buddy. He has been at Mayweather's side during episodes of HBO's "24/7" and is a regular at Mayweather's fights and press conferences. But now he may als...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  11. Gamboa moving back down to 130

    Dan Rafael

    Yuriorkis Gamboa just wasn't big enough to hang with a top lightweight. That means he is headed back to junior lightweight. That was the decision made by Gamboa, adviser Tony Gonzalez and promoter Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson following Gamboa's ninth-...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  12. 50 Cent to promote 'Friday Night Fights' card on July 2

    Dan Rafael

    How will boxing promoter/rap star Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson celebrate his 39th birthday? By promoting a July 2 fight card headlined by a junior lightweight world title elimination bout between Mark Davis and Michael Farenas, of course.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014