*Rapper DMX will try his hand as a mixed martial arts fighter this December when he steps into the ring against musician Eric Martinez on the under card of the Tank Abbott/ Butterbean fight, reports Allhiphop.com.
Thunder Promotions has announced that the Bronx MC will knuckle up against Martinez on Dec. 12 at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Alabama. The event is dubbed “Alabama Pride.”
Martinez is the CEO of Power Moves Entertainment, a record label, management firm, and event promotion company based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He's also a member of DMX's management team.