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50 Cent Interested in Signing Prospect Jose Lopez

By “Mr. Boxing” Giancarlo Oquendo

Rapper and boxing promoter 50 Cent showed up at a boxing event that was held in Caguas, Puerto Rico by Miguel Cotto Promotions. Lightweight Abner Cotto, the cousin of former world champion Miguel Cotto, was featured in the main event. 50 Cent was watching undefeated Puerto Rican super bantamweight prospect Jose "Wonder Boy" Lopez - who has an undefeated record of 6 wins and 5 by way of knockout.

Apparently 50 Cent is interested in signing the Puerto Rican boxer to his new promotional company, SMS Promotions. A member of Lopez's team said there negotiations on signing him. On the show, Lopez swept Erick Gotay (3-1-1 KO's) to win a unanimous decision. The official scorecards of judges were 40-34 (x3).

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MARKBNLV on 12-24-2012

I was suspicious at first but it looks like 50 is in waist deep and is dedicated i am impressed thus far.

Comment by Champ Is Here on 12-23-2012

50 used to be a boxer. He opted to sell drugs, lead a negative life instead So it was no doubt in my mind he was doing this other than for the loving of money

Comment by hectari on 12-23-2012

This shows you that 50 cent is serious about this boxing thing, if he wasn't he wouldn't be going to small shows like this talent hunting. This is old school boxing man, I hope 50 cent stays serious, he has…

Comment by b morph on 12-23-2012

50 cent's still a household name, any night club u go to, they will still play his old songs, cuz they're ur typical club music, everyone in the USA knows who 50 cent is....this can only be good for the…

Comment by BreWall on 12-23-2012

No doubt 50 has good intentions. He is a fan of the sport and he's obviously not happy with the way it's going. There's also no doubt he hasn't recoup his investments. Whether he succeeds or not remains to be…

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