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George Zimmerman

Fight Back On ... But Without DMX

Claims New Promoter

2/10/2014 10:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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George Zimmerman's celebrity boxing match -- abruptly cancelled when the promoter pulled the plug yesterday -- is back on again ... promising to be a much bloodier event ... according to a promoter who claims to have taken over the fight. 

An online streaming service called FilmOn.com says it secured the rights to a Zimmerman fight ... after the original promoter, Damon Feldman pulled out because of threats made against his kids.

FilmOn says it's gonna give the public what it wants -- blood -- and tells us DMX is out as the challenger because "much bigger names than DMX" want in.

The owner of FilmOn, Alki David, tells TMZ ... the fight will no longer be a celebrity boxing match... "this is going to be like Fight Club ... a very bloody event."  Alki says the fight will happen March 15 from a secret location ... and all profits will go to the Trayvon Martin Foundation.

But TMZ has learned the resurrected fight is not yet a done deal -- we're told FilmOn is still negotiating with Feldman for the rights and nothing has been signed.

Feldman withdrew from the fight yesterday after he said he was bombarded with threats. One Tweet said, "Somebody should kill Damon Feldman's son and ask him would he put his son's killer in a celebrity boxing match."

Feldman says he'll reveal all tomorrow at a news conference.

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76.

Seriously?    

Please bigots- mellow out. It gets old having to repeat facts about this case that happened an hour away from me..so you nancy grace or CNN side of the story you seem to hang into you know is not the full story😁. TM was suspended from school - he smoked pot like just about (and don't all the conservative bigots on here say they didn't know or associate anyone who didn't smoke pot at that age. Was staying at his dad's house while on suspension. Wanna be cop GZ followed TM by car- them on foot in the rain...he had the right (if this is what you believe) to turn and face the aggressive creepy guy flowing him with a loaded weapon (check out our laws) he had a right to defend himself without ever having had a hand laid on him..his. You are lying if you are saying you wouldn't confront a creep following you in the rain. A fight ensued...GZ was losing..guess what- if TM was 18 - he would have been allowed to conceal and carry and shoot to kill the aggressive GZ who flowed him - never identified himself... It's called stand your ground ..each man had a right to be in fear of their life. Who is anyone to say who was more in fear? The guy perusing with a gun or the kid armed with skittles? .haha all you people believe the head bashing photos that showed up weeks later? That's prime time news for you. An arrest was never made- an investigation was never done. They took GZ at his word - which clearly changed 4-5 times ...all on video. And closed the case. Enter-- the protesters. This isn't about white on black or black on black - this was so blown up because clearly Sanford police dropped the ball and never investigated this case. Charges came only after the protests...for those who don't know about GZ own checkered past- read up on how judge daddy got him out of even attacking LEO. So those of you who clearly- so desperately want this to be as cut and dry as black and white..do some real research. More than one tearful juror came forward saying GZ was clearly at fault but fl antiquated laws forced them to rule not guilty- (which is not innocent btw) and the ex wife and GF had there reasons for not pressing chargers against GZ...you can research that too unless you want to just believe what you hear on HLN. Haha you amaze me. My blond haired step daughter was in a black gang when we finally own custody of her at 16 and she was more thug than any of you think TM wS. She was a thief- an addict, talked like a gang member..was physical with me, her step mother. I like to remind my bigot family of that when they try to say TM was a thug who's time was coming anyway. Pshhh...thug vines in all colors. Also- children are a victim of their surroundings...that's why we had to take custody away from my husbands ex.

252 days ago
77.

Susan Brooks    

Why the hell are you trying to turn a criminal into a celebrity. He shot a guy. This is not something we should praise him for. Honestly, we should just ignore him. Shun him from the spotlight. Unless your intent is to turn him into a lindsay lohan or the olson twins, or any of those other people who've been torn apart by the american spotlight. Happens to women more frequently then men though... so... Shun him!

252 days ago
78.

WakeUpCall    

I don't even know why people are entertaining the idea of this man. He's sick and a murderer. I agree he needs to pay for his crime, but his karma will hit him too. These promoters need to leave this "celebrity" fight business alone and allow Trayvon's soul to rest in peace

252 days ago
79.

Snow    

Imagine if it was Mike Tyson who wanted in?

252 days ago
80.

joshua    

there are a lot of racist Piece of ****s in these comments, and i'm not talking about 'Whitey'

252 days ago
81.

Johnbrnc    

This is just wrong and to provide GZ with one more moment of notoriety is repulsive, however when the end result is GZ beaten and bloodied I might just be ok with that.

252 days ago
82.

Perky    

Why not get Mike Tysom, maybe he\d chew a bit of George's Jew-Mex ear off, and force George to eat it and then retrieving it by reaching directly into his stomach and then forcing it back up his arsehole to exit straight out of his mouth, a bit of arse to mouth action. I'd watch.

252 days ago
83.

Jarrett    

People don't realize it, but it is the people shouting to kill another person or their children, that really sound like Zimmerman. And, sadly this spectacle will make alot of money, from those who want to Zimmerman beaten to a pulp, for their entertainment.
Sadly, he doesn't just disappear back in to the obscurity from whence he came. Meanwhile too many young men are murdered every day, and many of their murders also go free.

252 days ago
84.

ninareid    

I hope all his supporters enjoy their crow as we see that yes, he really is just a hot head looking for a fight... too bad he gets to keep on filling up our view...

252 days ago
85.

Nikki    

DMX… what are you? Chicken???
Bok bok bok bok...

252 days ago
86.

Obsever..    

All profits will go to Travyon Martin foundation??? If I put that in my own words ,its mean that Travyon killer wanna give money to travyon foundation.. WTF, .who are they kidding..Since when GZ give a crap about TM ...He didn t give a crap about Travyon life,now he fighting to give money to travyon foundation.......Really..

252 days ago
87.

Steve O'Beck    

I knew DMX would punk out! Is Denzel too busy that weekend?

252 days ago
88.

cchornomud@gmail.com    

Well that's the right thing to do that it's going to the Traayvon Martin Foundation.

252 days ago
89.

Holy moly    

Can anyone explain to me why we are treating this man like a celebrity? Does tmz not have anything else to report?

252 days ago
90.

DrMalice    

Saying Zimmerman is White is like saying Obama is white. Just for the record

252 days ago
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