Aaron Carter recently faced former Lakers’ star Lamar Odom inside a boxing ring, in what appeared to be a David and Goliath situation. Carter recently spoke about the bout while speaking to VladTV.
When asked why he decided to accept any kind of fight, Carter said that he likes to stand up for himself and does not like to be intimidated. Putting his money where his mouth is, Carter spent a lot of time and resources training for the fight.
Carter also acknowledged the fact that Odom has a significant size advantage over him, but said that he was not deterred by the fact. Instead, he found the strength to face Odom in his father’s words.
You know, he always said, “The bigger they are, the harder they fall.”
While Carter’s spirit is definitely admirable, it did not prove to be enough to overcome the size advantage that Odom had. In fact, Carter had to ask for the fight to be stopped after he suffered two concussions, saying that he “did not want this guy to knock [him] out in front of the world.”
Carter also expressed disappointment at being paid only $15,000 for the fight, compared to the $40,000 that Odom raked in. Seems like the concussions were not worth the pay for Carter.
That being said, it is quite inspiring to see a rookie like Carter take on a challenging opponent like Odom. Check out this clip from the interview below.
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