*Just when you thought the spectacle of George Zimmerman putting on the boxing gloves to fight was over and done with, along comes news that the former neighborhood watch volunteer and child killer will still get in the ring.
The big difference is that rapper DMX will not be the one in the ring with Zimmerman. An online streaming service called FilmOn.com admitted to securing the rights to a possible Zimmerman fight.
*Well alrighty then!
Goodness triumphs over bad.
The notorious George Zimmerman Vs. DMX celebrity boxing match is off!
*It’s no all-out war. (Just foolishness since a controversial man who killed a teenager is being called a celebrity ).
Anyways, it’s being planned for DMX and George Zimmerman to head in the ring for a “celebrity match.”
Boxing promoter Damon Feldman chose DMX to fight Zimmerman in what he calls a no all-out war.
*Opinions may be split on a celebrity boxing pitting George Zimmerman against rapper DMX, but one person is putting her view on the upcoming event into action.
The person in question is Janet Dickerson, who voiced her opposition to the upcoming event via an online petition she started on Change.org.
According to reports, Dickerson started the petition to drum up support in putting a stop to the fight, which is being organized by Damon Feldman.
*The National Action Network of Los Angeles calls for a national boycott of the proposed George Zimmerman celebrity boxing match along with any corporate sponsor that advertises and supports this event.
George Zimmerman has been chosen to fight in a televised Celebrity Boxing Match slated for March 1; his opponent is rapper and actor DMX.
Reverend Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network, on the day that would have been Trayvon Martin’s nineteenth birthday, addressed reports that there will be a boxing match between George Zimmerman and rapper DMX during his keynote speech in Los Angeles at the inaugural National Action Network (NAN) Black History Month Awards Luncheon: