Hip-hop mogul and rap star Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) is developing Hit Men, a scripted boxing series for ESPN, according to Production Weekly.

The pilot written by John Eisendrath, (Playmakers) will follow the lives of a multi-cultured group of struggling athletes who all work out at Hit Men Boxing Club, an inner-city gym run by Frank Cerrones, a former boxer.

Their lives inside the ring and their battles out side the gym, with relationships and every day challenges will be the focus of this series.