Drake, met Alexander in Las Vegas, where he was training for Saturday’s bout against Juan Urango at the Mohegan Sun.
“Naturally I’m a big fan of Drake’s,” Alexander said in a statement. “He’s a really nice guy and I like the ‘Forever’ lyric. I’m looking forward to hearing it as an added bit of motivation while I’m walking into the ring to face Juan Urango on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun.”
Don King is also anticipating Drake’s performance.
“I’ve always loved music and Drake is one of the hottest artist’s in the world today,” King said. “We’ve got the best young boxer in Devon Alexander and this sparkling young singer Drake. It’s going to be something special on Saturday night.”
The Devon Alexander vs. Juan Urango fight begins at 9 p.m. EST Saturday and will be televised on HBO.