New Promoter Says Zimmerman Fight Back on – Without DMX

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  • 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.

    The service vows to deliver what the public wants from the bout, which is blood. As for DMX’s non-involvement, FilmOn adds that the Ruff Ryder is out as Zimmerman’s challenger because “much bigger names than DMX” want in.

    The new revelation comes after the bout’s original promoter, Damon Feldman, pulled out of the event because of threats made against his kids.

    Speaking with TMZ, the owner of FilmOn, Alki David, said the new fight will no longer be a celebrity boxing match… “this is going to be like Fight Club … a very bloody event.” The date of the Zimmerman fight, Alki added, will be March 15 from a secret location. All profits from the event will go to the Trayvon Martin Foundation.

    Despite the pending date, TMZ reports that FilmOn is still negotiating with Feldman for the rights and nothing has been signed at this time regarding the Zimmerman fight.

    Yet, the site shared that Feldman says he’ll reveal all tomorrow at a news conference.

    (Photo :AP)

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