For a while, it seemed like the boxing match of the century between Chris Brown and Drake was not going to happen, but a press release has just confirmed that not only will it happen September 22 in Las Vegas, but NBA star and injured party in Brown and Drake’s bar fight, Tony Parker, will referee.
The specifics are below.
“After several offers, both hip hop Stars Drake and Chris Brown have just came to an agreement to duke it out in the ring for charity as both men have accepted the five million dollar purse from Celebrity Boxing promoter Damon Feldman and the boxing match which will be 3 one-minute rounds with 24 OZ Boxing Gloves will be the Grudge match from their Nightclub Brawl that injured several people including NBA star and the man who has agreed to referee the match Tony Parker who will be the third man in the ring. There will be several other matches involved here with the charity [and] awareness [for] Hands Up Guns Down 1on1boxing.com will benefit and raise awareness to keep the violence off the streets. Both stars will wear headgear also.
Brown’s rep Frankie Moreno says this is going to be a great event for charity, as well as Drake’s rep Tony Davis says it will be a battle and Drake will end it in two rounds. Both Brown and Drake have signed the contract through their reps and this will be the Celeb Fight of the Century, [said Feldman].”
Tickets go on sale this week, and a press conference is set to be announced soon.