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Coolio Replaces DMX In Celebrity Boxing Match

Posted By on November 9, 2009

    After DMX decided to get out of the Alabama amateur boxing match on December 12th with actor slash musician Edward Martinez (who actually managed X at one time), the fights promoters Thunder Promotions has signed one-time chart topping rapper Coolio to replace him. According to multiple reports, DMX wanted the fight to be fixed so he would win and his safety gauraunteed, well the promoters won't have to worry about that with Coolio, "Coolio has been much easier to deal with and "he is going to take this seriously," the told TMZ. [DMX Talks About His Celebrity Boxing Match – Watch Here]

    Coolio versus Martinez will take place on December 12th at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex in Alabama as part of Thunder Promotions' "Alabama Pride" event. In addition to his acting work, Martinez currently serves as CEO of Powerhouse Entertainment. After releasing a string of commercially successful singles in the 90's, including 1995's best-selling "Gangsta's Paradise," Coolio hasn't had a Billboard top 200 single in over a decade. His latest album, Still Hear was released in 2008 on Super Cool Records. [DMX Talks About His Celebrity Boxing Match – Watch Here]

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