Asked how much he’ll throw down on the fight, 50 offered up the $1.6 million figure as something he’s been thinking about.
“Probably like 1.6, I been thinking about this,” he said. “Pricing. Like, I gotta make a real bet. He’s focused right now. He gotta come right. I ran into him at the Barclays. I popped out on Chris’ show. I came as a surprise. They came backstage, we gotta a chance to kick it a little bit.”
The last news that involved 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather in the same headline wasn’t so chummy, the rapper and boxer going back-and-forth for months in an increasingly personal feud throughout 2014.
“It’s been a while,” 50 said of the last time he spoke to the Money Team fighter. “He don’t have to answer to nobody. That fight is probably gonna be like $80 or $100 million for him…When you there, face-to-face, he goes, ‘Wow man, why you gotta say that. You say something it goes everywhere son!'”
The long-in-the-works Mayweather vs. Pacquiao billing has already been hailed as the “Fight of the Century” and will take place on May 2, 2015. The boxers came to an agreement for the match that includes splitting the purse, testing for drugs, and a mutually agreed upon location.
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