Lamar Odom, Aaron Carter inked for superstar boxing match, per report


Aaron Carter once claimed to beat Shaq. Now can he take down Lamar Odom?

That’s the question facing the artist after news broke Wednesday that he and the 14-year NBA veteran were inked to a celebrity boxing match. TMZ, which broke the news, reports that Odom, 41, and Carter, 33, will reportedly fight in a three-round exhibition scheduled for June 12 — and that both are already training for their bout.

Damon Feldman, CEO of Celebrity Boxing, told TMZ he expects a great fight between the two.

“It’s gonna be a war, man,” Feldman said. “It’s gonna be a knockout, there’s no doubt.”

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Odom might be the older of the two fighters, but he has a significant advantage in height: 6-10, to Carter’s 6-1. He should also have a significant advantage at a listed 230 pounds. Still, Odom hasn’t played in the NBA since 2012-13, but did play a season in the Big3 in 2019.

Either way, Odom will look to avoid the fate suffered by Nate Robinson, who suffered a brutal — and viral — knockout at the hands of YouTube personality Jake Paul in November.

Either that, or Odom will be the second basketball player Carter beats.


Melinda Martin