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Lamar Odom, Aaron Carter to headline Official Celebrity Boxing in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Official Celebrity Boxing will return to Showboat Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States. It will feature a stacked card of famous names and faces across music, sports, social media and business, all ready to square off inside the legendary Celebrity Boxing ring at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. ET. on June 11, 2021.

Lamar Odom, 41, and Aaron Carter, 33, will headline the Official Celebrity Boxing event, which will be shown live on Pay-Per-View and in the co-main event, Apex Sport chief executive officer Drew Bournet will tackle social media influencer Charles Dion “Wide Neck” McDowell. Buy your tickets on FITE.tv.

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Odom is 6’10” tall and his listed weight is 230 lbs. A former National Basketball Association player, he played for the Los Angeles Clippers from 1999 to 2003 and from 2012 to 2013, for the Miami Heat from 2003 to 2004, for the Los Angeles Lakers from 2004 to 2011 and for the Dallas Mavericks from 2011 to 2012.

Carter is 5’8 ¼” tall and his listed weight is 165 lbs. He has released five studio albums namely “Aaron Carter” in 1997, “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It)” in 2000, “Oh Aaron” in 2001, “Another Earthquake!” in 2002 and “LØVË” in 2018.

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From the rap realm, Grammy Award-nominated artist Peter Gunz, a former member of hip-hip duo Lord Tariq, will meet music industry executive and “Love and Hip Hop” star Cisco Rosado while Deej Swartz will tangle with Steve Korpuze. Celebrity boxing heavyweight champ Hazel “The Latin Lover” Roche will face two-time heavyweight champ Tim Witherspoon, who is a former sparring partner to Muhammad Ali.

Kicking off the live card is a fight for the cause. Jar of Hope CEO Jim Raffone will be fighting Tommy “The Tiger” Moose to raise awareness about Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

This is a personal battle for Raffone. His son James Anthony Raffone, 11, was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy when he was 4.

All bouts are live and subject to change. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. ET while the first bout starts at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Pay-Per-View cost is $29.99. Taxes and fees may apply.

Tickets start at $8.95. They are also available for purchase online at https://directtix.ticketspice.com/showboat-celebrity-boxing612

2 replies »

  1. Warms my heart to see everyone coming together to rise a child grooming racist up and par him and pay him millions to fight a black man. Oh 2021 how times have changed.

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