Previous ArticleNext Article

ESSENCE Poll: What Do You Think of the George Zimmerman vs. DMX Celebrity Boxing Match?

Comments
DMX
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Just when we thought George Zimmerman couldn't stoop any lower, news broke early this morning — on what would have been Trayvon Martin's 19th birthday — that he will be fighting rapper DMX in a "celebrity" boxing match.

The boxing match was Zimmerman's idea. The man who shot and killed Martin told Radar Online that he approached Celebrity Boxing owner Damon Feldman with the idea through a mutual friend. Feldman, whose claim to fame is putting together bizarre match ups, received more than 15,000 e-mail requests when word got out that he was accepting offers for someone to fight Zimmerman in a three-round, pay-per-view fight. News of his choice, DMX, broke this morning. 

"The match will be one of the Biggest Celebrity Boxing matches of all time," Feldman's news release said.

DMX, whose antics and legal troubles have outshined his music lately, is also amped about the fight. 

“I am breaking every rule in boxing to make sure I f*** him right up,” DMX told TMZ.

What are your thought's on the whole ordeal?

QUESTION:
What do you think of the George Zimmerman vs. DMX boxing match?
Looking forward to seeing someone take him on in the ring.
11%
Disgusted that Zimmerman will receive more attention and money in his pocket.
67%
Just want to curl up in a ball and pretend this isn't happening.
22%
Total votes: 355

Filed Under: What You Said
« Previous Entry
ESSENCE Poll: Which Olympic Game Will You Be Watching?
Next Entry »
ESSENCE Poll: Are You Over Facebook?