Ah yes, as expected, inevitable change in the boxing industry is coming thick and fast at the moment. Some cold doses of reality. Tough. Good for the sport and everybody connected to boxing in different nations this. Simple as that.
The music world meeting the boxing world, and indeed the world of sport, is nothing new in some regards.
However, in recent times there has been some very, very well received mini concerts in some boxing events.
The recent Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. exhibition by far the most successful boxing event in many years late last year.
Outdoing anything close for numbers with other events.
All about the numbers at the end of the day and what people care about. What people give a fook about.
These new mini rap concerts in boxing a welcome and nice touch in the sport.
Rapper Snoop Dogg was on the commentary team that night and has now moved into the boxing world with the new Fight Club series with respected Jewish businessman Ryan Kavanaugh.
He talks about the move here:
(Hat tip Al Bernstein Unplugged: On Boxing)