I had a bunch of jokes lined up for this post but let’s face it, if you were planning to shell out $50 to watch Jake Paul pound on Ben Askren then you’re likely to be unfazed — or dare I say delighted — to learn that Justin Bieber will be a live musical guest.
Because The Beebs ain’t just for Mayweather anymore.
Also taking the stage on April 17 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta are Doja Cat, Saweetie, Diplo, and Major Lazer, whose names I was compelled to Google just to make sure they weren’t villains from Captain Planet.
Rounding out the musical lineup, according to the recent press release from Triller, are The Black Keys and Mt. Westmore, the rap “super group” comprised of hip-hop legends Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too $hort and E-40.
Have we learned nothing from Affliction’s Megadeth fiasco?
In addition to the boxing headliner between Jake Paul and Ben Askren, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir will box veteran pugilist Antonio Tarver for reasons not quite understood. In addition, British millionaire Joe Fournier battles Colombian reggaeton star Reykon.
I guess Tom Cruise was unavailable.