Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva speaks about the late DMX and his own use of “No Sunshine” as his walkout music throughout his career in MMA. On Saturday, June 19th Silva will make his boxing debut against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. at Tribute to the Kings, live on FITE. You can order and watch that below.
Silva told World Star Hip Hop that he will indeed use the “same song” for his walk-in entrance music when he fights Chavez Junior this Saturday live from Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico and on Pay-Per-View and FITE TV for $39.99.
Tribute to the Kings is a special night in honor of the first-family of Mexican boxing – Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Omar Chavez. Three of them will take part in boxing bouts.
Julio Cesar Chavez Sr will make his final appearance against Hector Camacho Jr. in a special exhibition bout. This exhibition match will be honoring the legacy Camacho’s late Hall of Fame father.
The vacant World Boxing Organisation NABO Super Welter Title will be on the line when Damian Sosa takes on Abel Mina. The winner of the fight will become the new WBO NABO Super Welter Champion.
*fight card subject to change
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On the morning of April 9, 2021, DMX, whose real name was Earl Simmons, lost functionality in multiple essential organs, reportedly his liver, kidneys and lungs, and was pronounced dead shortly after at age 50.
How will you remember DMX? What was your favorite song? Let us know.