After successfully moderating the Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. fight, Snoop Dogg is bringing his talents to boxing — permanently.
In an announcement on Tuesday (Dec. 1), the legendary rapper revealed that he will partner with Triller — the entertainment and music platform responsible for putting on Saturday night’s fight — to create a new boxing league called The Fight Club, per ESPN.
The new league will have multiple events per year and it’s only right that Snoop Dogg will be the announcer and host.
According to a news release, The Fight Club will have five to eight events per year with a similar layout to how Saturday’s Tyson-Jones card was produced with the immersion of boxing and musical acts. Along with performing, Snoop Dogg was the commentator for the pay-per-view event. Other acts included Ne-Yo, Wiz Khalifa, and others.
“Up until this weekend, boxing was about the experience of one small group of elite individuals who attended the fight in person,” Ryan Kavanaugh, the co-founder of The Fight Club, said in a release. “What we wanted to create with the Tyson vs. Jones event was an experience for all of the viewers at home, combining the highest-end production and lighting and a production quality never before brought to a fight. Today marks a paradigm shift as Triller and Proxima’s ‘The Fight Club’ dedicates itself to delivering top-notch immersive experiences in the comfort of your home.”
Under the new partnership, Snoop Dogg will help with musical artist and fighter selections along with the overall production of events.
If Saturday’s fight was any indication of what we have to look forward to in The Fight Club, then sign me up.