Multiplatinum recording artist and boxing promoter Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson stopped by ESPN’s Bristol, Conn., headquarters yesterday to discuss ESPN’s Friday Night Fights tonight, which will feature IBF Featherweight titlist Billy Dib, promoted by 50 Cents SMS Promotions.
Tonight’s show will be televised live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes+ and WatchESPN.
Tonight 50 Cent will be at the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., where he will perform Dib’s walk out song.
50 Cent caught up with ESPN Front Row to talk about his love for boxing, his favorite ESPN show and commentators, tonight’s Friday Night Fights performance and more.
50 Cent, who promotes Dib, was at ESPN’s headquarters on Thursday, February 28, for an ESPN “Car Wash” to discuss Friday’s main event on ESPN TV and radio shows. On Friday, he will be at Foxwoods performing a walk out song prior to the main event. He will also be the sparring partner in Friday’s “Fight Plan” segment with ESPN’s Teddy Atlas , in which Atlas and a sparring partner outline what each fighter needs to do to win.