(AllHipHop News) Rapper Drake will step in the boxing ring this weekend, with undefeated super lightweight champion Devon Alexander The Great.
Drake will walk Alexander to the ring this Saturday (March 6) at the Mohegan Sun during Alexanders fight against Juan Urango.
The Canadian-born rap star will perform his hit single Forever before the fight, which will be televised live on HBO.
The 23-year-olds met in Las Vegas where Alexander was training for the upcoming bout.
Naturally Im a big fan of Drakes, Alexander said in a statement. Hes a really nice guy and I like the Forever lyric. Im looking forward to hearing it as an added bit of motivation while Im walking into the ring to face Juan Urango on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun.
Even fight promoter Don King was looking forward to Drakes performance.
Ive always loved music and Drake is one of the hottest artists in the world today, King said. Weve got the best young boxer in Devon Alexander and this sparkling young singer Drake. Its going to be something special on Saturday night.
Fans can catch Drakes performance during the Devon Alexander vs. Juan Urango bout this Saturday starting at 9:00 PM EST.