George Zimmerman to take on DMX in celebrity boxing match

George Zimmerman was set to take on rapper DMX in a celebrity boxing match (AP photo)

February 5, 2014 12:58:33 PM PST
George Zimmerman, the Florida man who was acquitted last year in the murder of teenager Trayvon Martin, is back in the news.

The neighborhood watchman is going from a courtroom fight to one involving boxing gloves. Zimmerman is going up against rapper DMX for a televised Celebrity Boxing match.

According to, Zimmerman initiated it, reaching out to the show's promoter to say he's interested. More than 15,000 people applied to take him on in the ring.

As for fight predictions? DMX says he plans to fight dirty and to beat the "living (expletive) out of him."

How do they stack up? Check out the tale of the tape on

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