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50 Cent in boxing even without Floyd Mayweather

December 7, 2012 • Entertainment


Rapper 50 Cent arrives at CNN Heroes at The Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — While Floyd Mayweather Jr. sat in a jail cell, rapper 50 Cent set about signing fighters and putting together the promotional company he and Mayweather had long talked about.

It seemed like a perfect match for two buddies who liked nothing better than to have HBO cameras film them playing with stacks of $100 bills in the “24/7″ series. But it fell apart when Mayweather got out of prison and decided that he would rather play with his money than invest it in a boxing company.

The requisite Twitter fight ensued, with all the nastiness that comes with any breakup. But that doesn’t mean 50 Cent isn’t interested in making a real splash in boxing by promoting his former BFF in a fight against, say, Manny Pacquiao.

“I could see myself with the money,” the rapper said in an Login to read more

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