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Forget Brad Pitt, there's a new "Fight Club" in town -- and this time, it's Snoop Dogg calling the shots!

The rapper has teamed up with Triller co-owner Ryan Kavanaugh to launch a brand new pro boxing league called "The Fight Club" ... and we're told there's already a blockbuster event in the works!

TMZ Sports was talking with Kavanaugh about Snoop's wildly entertaining performance as a commentator at the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. fight ... when Ryan dropped the bombshell on us.

"This was the first event of a league that we have called 'The Fight Club,'" Kavanaugh said.

"It's a league owned by Proxima, which is the parent company to Triller and Snoop, and this was the first of many, many events."

Kavanaugh says Snoop is a co-owner of the league -- plus, he'll be doing fight commentary and helping book the fights and musical acts!

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"This is gonna be big," Kavanaugh says ... "The whole idea is we want to change up the way that boxing is done."

The plan is for "The Fight Club" to put on both sanctioned fights and non-sanctioned fights ... basically, like the Mike Tyson card.

Kavanaugh says he's already got a MAJOR sanctioned fight in the works involving some huge stars.

"I can tell you that the main fight — I can't say it yet — but it’s gonna be something that everybody wants to see. If you thought [Tyson vs. Jones Jr.] is big, I think that this would be even larger from a worldwide-appetite perspective and something that people want to see."

Kavanaugh says the undercard will be stacked too -- they're currently looking at social media stars, actors, musicians, athletes and pro boxers to get in on the action.

And of course, SNOOP BACK IN THE ANNOUNCER BOOTH!

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Uncles all over the US will be fighting for the last rib at the bbq. Watching once was tough enough, but I guess anything you can ring the register for like that once is worth trying twice.

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I was all in until they said Snoop will be the commentator. He was terrible last weekend.

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"""Kavanaugh says Snoop is a co-owner of the league -- plus, he'll be doing fight commentary and helping book the fights and musical acts!"""


SO more garbage "musical acts" between fights?

That was terrible.
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HYBRID JON - 

Uncles all over the US will be fighting for the last rib at the bbq. Watching once was tough enough, but I guess anything you can ring the register for like that once is worth trying twice.


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12/2/20 11:32 AM
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Racist ghetto trash, how this dude continues to get work is amazing
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"This is gonna be big," Kavanaugh says ... "The whole idea is we want to change up the way that boxing is done."

 

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"""Kavanaugh says Snoop is a co-owner of the league -- plus, he'll be doing fight commentary and helping book the fights and musical acts!"""


SO more garbage "musical acts" between fights?

That was terrible.

Diehards like you will watch/buy whatever big name main event they put on whereas casuals and more importantly NEW fans will buy for the pop culture elements like YouTube fights or hip hop performances. 
 

It’s pretty clever imo.

12/2/20 12:43 PM
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There is a big market for "casual fans"

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There is a big market for "casual fans"

Pop culture is a solid bridge between demos if you can leverage it properly. 

 

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onepunchJD -

"""Kavanaugh says Snoop is a co-owner of the league -- plus, he'll be doing fight commentary and helping book the fights and musical acts!"""


SO more garbage "musical acts" between fights?

That was terrible.

Diehards like you will watch/buy whatever big name main event they put on whereas casuals and more importantly NEW fans will buy for the pop culture elements like YouTube fights or hip hop performances. 
 

It’s pretty clever imo.



For $50, it depends on who it is, considering I'm not gonna care about most of the card, and will be muting the "music".

But yeah, I see your point.

I just dont think every young fight fan would necessarily be into that kind of "music".

One song would have been ok.
But the entire show was saturated with hip-hop culture -- and a lot of 40+ boxing fans are gonna be turned off by that.

IMO
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RicGillespie - Pacquiao vs McGregor??


RIP McGregor

Which is the bigger mismatch Conor vs Pacquio or Jake Paul vs Conor?

 

That's a serious question that can be debated. 

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Hope he’s not doing the commentary 

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He needs to stay the fuck out of combat sports in almost every capacity.

12/2/20 2:57 PM
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"Dey fight like ME"

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D OH Double G 

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Calhoon - 
onepunchJD -
RicGillespie - Pacquiao vs McGregor??


RIP McGregor

Which is the bigger mismatch Conor vs Pacquio or Jake Paul vs Conor?

 

That's a serious question that can be debated. 




I'd say Jake Paul vs Conor is the bigger mismatch.

Guys like FMJ and Pac can beat Conor in boxing without having to take much risk. Let Conor get arm weary, then counter his mistakes.
That means the first few rounds are at least interesting.

Unless Jake Paul makes significant improvement, the guy I watched the other night would have next to nothing for Conor.