DMX also told TMZ that he wants to fight on behalf of “every black person who has been done wrong in the system…I am going to beat the living fuck out of him. I am breaking every rule in boxing to make sure I fuck him up right.” He also threatened to piss on Zimmerman’s face.
Details of the fight, which takes place on March 1, will be announced during a news conference next Wednesday.
That George Zimmerman charity boxing match is really happening, and now he has an opponent.
Celebrity boxing promoter Damon Feldman said in a news release that he picked rapper DMX out of a pool of 15,000 e-mailed requests to participate. “The match will be one of the Biggest Celebrity Boxing matches of all time,” the release read, as quoted by CNN.
Zimmerman previously said the match was his idea, and that he had been training since “prior to the incident.” He was acquitted in 2012 in the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin.
DMX was pretty fired up for the bout. He told TMZ he was prepared to break every rule in boxing “to make sure I f**k him right up.”
The Tale of the Tape:
George Zimmerman, 30, came up with the idea of participating in a boxing match ‘for charity’ He said his ideal opponent was Kanye West
MX, 43, has now been confirmed, reportedly selected from 15,000 applicants
DMX said he will ‘break every rule in boxing’ to beat up Zimmerman
Zimmerman has been in boxing training for months