Yonkers Rapper DMX To Fight George Zimmerman In Celebrity Boxing Match

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Mount Vernon-born and Yonkers-raised rapper DMX will fight George Zimmerman, acquitted of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, in a celebrity boxing match. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Yonkers-raised and Mount Vernon-born Earl Simmons, better known as rapper DMX, will go toe-to-toe with George Zimmerman, who was acquitted after shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, in a celebrity boxing match, according to CNN.

Simmons has faced financial and legal troubles lately, filing for bankruptcy in July 2013 and being accused of breaking a contract in October 2013.

The fight was reportedly Zimmerman's idea.

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Is the fight going to take place in the prison yard?


The boxing match between George Zimmerman and DMX is not officially confirmed. DMX has promised to “beat his ass”, but no contract or paperwork has been signed or agreed to yet. DMX will release an official statement if and when an agreement is made. ~Domenick Nati

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