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Why is Nick Young fighting in the 2022 boxing match? Former NBA player on fight card with Adrian Peterson, Le’Veon Bell and YouTube stars

The last few years have been interesting for Nick Young. The former NBA star known as “Swaggy P” will move from the basketball court to the boxing ring on July 30, when he takes on Blueface. They will fight inside Cyrpto.com Arena.

The fight will be part of the “No More Talk” boxing card presented by Social Gloves. The main event will see Austin McBroom take on AnEsonGib, with NFL stars Adrian Peterson and Le’Veon Bell going head-to-head.

Young, 37, was drafted by the Washington Wizards in the 2007 NBA draft. He played with the team from 2007 to 2012 before being traded to the Los Angeles Clippers. After a quick stint with the 76ers, Young signed with the Lakers in 2013, spending four years with the team.

In 2017, Young joined the Warriors, helping Golden State win the 2018 NBA Finals.

Young’s NBA career ended when he signed with the Nuggets in December 2018 and was waived a few weeks later, appearing in just four games.

As for how he sees a fight with Blueface, Young is confident. Even with his lack of in-ring abilities, “Swaggy P” thinks he has an edge over his opponent. He told TMZ he would beat him in the first round.

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“He’s a rapper,” Young said. “They have to be in the studio all night. You have to drink, you have to smoke. We don’t do that stuff.”

Who is Blueface?

Born Johnathan Jamall Porter, Blueface is a rapper. The 25-year-old was born in Los Angeles and played football for Fayetteville State University. In 2017 he started rapping and in 2018 he released “Famous Cryp”.

Her most successful single to date was a remix of her song “Thotiana” in 2019, featuring Cardi B and YG. It eventually peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. Blueface’s debut studio album, “Find the Beat”, was released in 2020.

In June 2021, Blueface signed with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. He defeated TikToker Kane Trujillo in an exhibition bout by unanimous decision.

Nick Young’s Net Worth: How Much Does Young Earn?

According to celebrity net worth, Nick Young has a net worth of around $25 million. While with the Lakers, Young was playing under a $21.5 million contract.

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Nick Young’s Career Earnings

According to Spotrac, Young earned around $1,491,240 when he started with the Wizards in the 2007-08 season. When he signed with the 76ers for the 2011-12 season, he earned $2,630,503.

In the 2013–14 season, when he first signed with the Lakers, Young’s salary was $1,06,942. It went from that to $4,994,420, $5,219,169 and $5,443,918. As a member of the Warriors, “Swaggy P” earned approximately $5,192,000. In his senior year in the NBA, Young earned $311,070.

Nick Young’s career statistics

According to Basketball Reference, Young has played 720 games. He averaged 11.4 points per game, with his best rating at 17.9 in 2013-14. Young’s field goal percentage was .418.

Nick Young vs. Blueface Fight Scholarship, Prize Money

The fight purse for Nick Young vs. Blueface has yet to be released. The Sporting News will provide updates as more information is revealed.

When is Austin McBroom vs. AnEsonGib?

  • When: Saturday July 30
  • Undercard: 9 p.m. ET
  • Main card: 11 p.m. ET
  • Main Event: 1 a.m. ET (approx.)

Austin McBroom vs. AnEsonGib will take place on July 30. The prelims begin at 9 p.m. ET and the main card begins at 11 p.m. ET.

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How to watch Austin McBroom vs. AnEsonGib

Fans can watch Social Gloves: No More Talk on SocialGloves.tv and all pay-per-view formats.

Austin McBroom vs AnEsonGib PPV price: How much does the card cost?

You can purchase the event for $39.99 on all platforms.

How much are Austin McBroom vs. AnEsonGib tickets?

Tickets for the event start at $55, per TicketSmarter.

The prices then vary between $65, $95, $130, $180, $200, $300, $400, $500, $600, $700, $800, $900, $1,000, $1,200, 1 $400, $1,500 and $1,600.

Austin McBroom vs. AnEsonGib fight card

  • Austin McBroom vs. AnEsonGib
  • Adrian Peterson vs. Le’Veon Bell – Battle of the Running Backs
  • Swaggy P vs. Blueface – Battle of LA
  • Landon McBroom vs. Adam Saleh – West Coast vs. East Coast
  • Cory Wharton vs. Chase Demoor – Battle of the Reality Stars