Basketball legend agrees to combat rapper in superstar boxing match

Former basketball participant Lamar Odom is taking on a brand new problem as he prepares to face singer-songwriter Aaron Carter in an exhibition boxing match. Each are already present process coaching for the bout which can be a three-round contest of 1 and a half minutes every.

TMZ Sports activities first reported in regards to the matchup, which can happen on June 12, 2021, on the Showboat On line casino in Atlantic Metropolis. They spoke with superstar boxing matchmaker Damon Feldman, who first revealed the opponent Lamar Odom can be dealing with in June. He claimed that the matchup may very well be one of many largest superstar bouts ever.

“It may be a showdown, man. They’re each fighters. Aaron has boxing expertise. Lamar is an athlete. It has the potential to be one of many largest superstar fights of tall time… It is gonna be a warfare, man. It is gonna be a knockout, little question.”

The ex-NBA star performed for a variety of groups all through his profession of 14 seasons from 1999 to 2013. He was a member of the Los Angeles Lakers group that received the championship in 2009 and 2010.

Aaron Carter rose to fame as a popstar within the late Nineties and went on to change into a preferred rapper, singer, actor, and producer within the music world.

Aaron Carter: It is like David and Goliath

Talking to TMZ Sports activities, Aaron Carter identified that regardless of the plain dimension distinction between him and his opponent, he shouldn’t be written off because the underdog as he grew up combating within the streets.

“This can be a loopy matchup. It is like David and Goliath. He’s 6 ft. 7, I’m 6 ft. 1, it is gonna be sort of loopy. I’m actually wanting ahead to this combat. I simply wish to allow you to guys know that I’m not only a music producer, an entertainer, a singer, a dancer… I’m additionally a fighter. I grew up avenue combating. I’m actually wanting ahead to this match. My dad at all times mentioned, the larger they’re, the more durable they combat. So, Lamar, see you there bro.”

Nonetheless, Carter might be in for a shock as Lamar Odom occurs to be not 6 ft. 7 inches, however 6 ft. 10 inches tall and his final listed weight was 230 lbs. Aaron Carter, however, is 6 ft. 1 inch and weighs in at 185 kilos.

Printed 05 Feb 2021, 06:15 IST

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