Jay Z Rapper hosts first boxing match as a boxing promoter


Celebrities were on hand to witness as Jay Z hosted
his first match as a boxing promoter on Friday night in
New York.
American rapper Jay Z is official now a boxing
The rapper yesterday, Friday, January 9 hosted his first
match as a boxing promoter at the Madison Square
Garden in New York.
The rapper was also joined by a slew of his celebrity
friends like Rihanna , actor Jake Gyllenhall and rapper,
Fabolous who had a mid-show performance.
Hours prior to his first match as host, Jay Z signed
super middleweight world champion Andre Ward to his
Roc Nation Sports stable.


The boxer was excited to sign with the legendary
rapper, taking to his Twitter account to announce the
new deal. “ It’s official! Happy to be part of the Roc
Nation family ,” Andre Ward tweeted.
Jay Z’s wife, Beyonce , was not present as her husband
hosted his first boxing match between Hernandez-
Harrison and Tommy Rainone.
Welterweight Hernandez-Harrison won the duel to
protect his undefeated record.


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