Celebrity boxing promoter Damon Feldman has offered Chris Brown and Drake $1 million a piece for them to settle their differences in a boxing ring with a pay-per-view target date of August 25th, reports CNN.
After an argument that left a New York night club torn to pieces, Chris Brown and Drake were alleged to have been fighting over pop-star Rihanna, who both men have dated in the past.
The W.i.P nightclub in Manhattan is facing a lawsuit as a result from the melee after NBA star Tony Parker was left with an eye injury that his lawyers say could have been prevented. The suit alleges that the nightclub was “negligent in permitting Drake’s entourage and Brown’s entourage to be in the club at the same time despite known tension between the two” claiming that the owners failed to provide “sufficient and efficient security.”
Promoter Damon Feldman has issued the challenge to the stars, hoping they accept the million dollars that will be provided by billionaire soda bottling heir Alki David. If the two men do choose to accept, an additional $1 million will be donated to a charity by the billionaire.
“Obviously they have a grudge. It’s just three 1-minute rounds. No one will get seriously hurt,” Feldman told NY Daily News.
Feldman also hopes to land Rihanna as the ring girl for the match between the two, but conceded that it is very unlikely.
“I would love to have Rihanna as the ring girl,” said Feldman, adding, “I’m 99.9% sure she’ll say no. But I can guarantee you, if the fight happens, she will be watching,” he said.
Neither camp has accepted or declined the promoter’s offer, but that hasn’t stopped supporters from speculating what might happen should they choose to accept. Rapper 50 cent chose to weigh in on what he think’s the outcome might be in a recent interview with California radio station KMEL.
“I would take Chris,” he said last week.
“I guess it’s cause of all the physical things I see him doing with dancing and moving. He be slipping and moving. I don’t see Drake doing that. Chris be having his shirt off. He got one of them MMA fighter looks. Like he might have did karate when he was a kid. He’s kicking, doing splits and stuff. This could really get interesting.”
The likelihood of this boxing match happening remains to be seen, but it certainly would make for an interesting night.
Would you pay to see the fight between Chris Brown and Drake? If so, how much?