Before 50′s protege fighter Billy Dib went head-to-toe with Evgeny Gradovich last night, Fif walked him to the ring performing “New Day”. When it was all said and done, it was a split-decision loss for Dib. Rematch.
50 was in Connecticut this morning and made his debut on ESPN First Take. He spoke on his relationship with Floyd Mayweather and the long-delayed bout against Manny Pacquiao. That shit’s never going to happen.
With his Texans still undefeated, Bun B sat with Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith this morning on First Take. He spoke on various topics and weighed in on New Englands’s Wes Welker’s post game comments on coach Belichick. Jokes on you.
UPDATE: Bun’s back in the hot seat.
Former AND 1 baller and Harlem streetball legend Tyrone “Alimoe” Evans passed away yesterday. No cause of death has been confirmed, but it’s speculated he lost his fight with diabetes. Rest in power, The Black Widow.
With NBA All-Star Weekend beginning tonight, Common appeared this morning on ESPN’s First Take. He spoke on getting crossed up by Justin Bieber at All-Star 2011 and Michael Jordan vs. Lebron James.
Hot 97′s Peter Rosenberg got to fulfill a life-long dream by interviewing the Baddest Man On The Planet, Mike Tyson. Mike discussed his boxing legacy and at the 33:55 mark, his impact in hip-hop.
The Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens took their celebration off the field with a $2 million afterparty. With Hov and Bey in attendance, Ray Lewis joined Mary J. Blige on stage for a lesson on his victory dance. Welcome to the winner’s circle.
The Chocolate Boy Wonder made his First Take debut today on ESPN. He shared his sports expertise by weighing in on Kobe and the Lakers. After the jump, Stephen A. Smith responds to Bow Wow.