50 Cent Says Twitter Beef with Floyd Mayweather Was Fake

Mick AkersAnalyst INovember 5, 2012

May 5, 2012; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Floyd Mayweather Jr (center) addresses the media with rapper 50 Cent by his side following his fight against Miguel Cotto at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE
Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE

After a war of 140 characters on Twitter over the weekend between pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and rapper turned boxing promoter 50 Cent over the weekend, many in the boxing world wondered if the beef between the two former best friends was real. Fifty took to his Twitter account today to let the world know it was fake.

50 Cent tweeted:

 

To further clarify the fake spat, Fifty then tweeted:

 

 

In what could end up being a brilliant marketing ploy by 50 Cent and Mayweather, they had the sports world talking over the weekend, bringing attention to Mayweather and Fifty. The fake Twitter war turned into free marketing and was better than any form of marketing money could buy.

This puts the spotlight back on Mayweather, who has been uncharacteristically quiet since his release form jail back in August, and also has people paying more attention to Fifty as he goes forward with his SMS Promotions.

Hopefully, with the attention back on Mayweather, he will now open up about his future plans in the ring, as the world has been waiting to hear what the undefeated champ has in store for us next since his jail stint ended a few months ago.