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George Zimmerman stepping into the ring for 'celebrity' boxing match

George Zimmerman Stepping Into the Ring for Celebrity Boxing Match

Over the past few months we've learned about George Zimmerman's artistic side, but now he's planning to put down his paintbrush to prepare for a new role. HLN has the details.

'George Zimmerman has agreed to be part of a celebrity boxing match. That story's trending -- and so far, he has no opponent.'

In late January, TMZ first reported Zimmerman's plans to enter the ring.

When the issue of his opponent's race was brought up, celebrity boxing promoter Damon Feldman told the tabloid Zimmerman is willing to fight anyone.

Zimmerman told Radar Online the boxing match was all his idea.

'Boxing isn't new to me. It's something I had picked up well before the incident and it's something that I liked, I enjoyed and I kept up with it.'

WFTS reports the boxing match will take place March 1 and the profits will be donated to a charity, which has yet to be named.

Zimmerman did tell Radar Online he would love to fight someone who won't hurt him too badly ... like Papa Smurf, the Easter Bunny or the Michelin Man.

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notorious6 January 31 2014 at 3:53 PM

George Zimmerman was created by the media.

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sun1045 notorious6 January 31 2014 at 3:59 PM

Good point and obama/holder/sharpton/jackson.......

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fox12ga January 31 2014 at 2:51 PM

Watch you ass with papa smurf he's cagey

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foxinthedesert January 31 2014 at 2:50 PM

this guy has deep seated problems, and a few screws are loose..do not let him have anymore guns. or sticks, or.......

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lionessefl January 31 2014 at 2:49 PM

Why is he a celebrity? Just because he was acquitted of murder does not mean he is a celebrity or deserves to be a celebrity, unless the definition has changed somehow.

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navycva11 lionessefl January 31 2014 at 2:54 PM

He became a "celebrity" because the rabid media followed his EVERY move, told lies about him(NBC), and made sure his name was in the news everyday,for months.

Anything else you want to know?

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fentex5 navycva11 January 31 2014 at 3:27 PM

Yes, there is something else that I want to know. How can you believe the garbage you just posted? The media will follow the newsworthy stories about anyone or anything. What "lies" are you alleging were told about the killer? That is.....what lies other than the "stand your ground" ridiculous Skittles defense?

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johnsonleticia February 01 2014 at 11:36 AM

This is sad. I'm reading some of these comments stating that Trayvon was the aggresor and got on top of GZ and bashed his head into the ground. Say what you want but if you go back and listen to the recoreded calls between GZ and the dispatcher you would hear the dispatcher say DON'T GET OUT THE CAR THE COPS WILL BE COMING then GZ says THEY ALWAYS GET AWAY. Oh what about the call a resident made and you hear Trayvon voice in the back ground saying HELP HELP HELP THEN BOOM THE GUN GOES OFF. I also find it a shame to read a comment thats said how his father had a child out of wedlock when Im pretty sure your wife wasn't your first. How Trayvon smoked weed and stole money were you there to witness and see any of this no but it's the lawyers/liars job to make the opposite party look like a threat/troubled kid. What about the neighbor that reported that George was watching her house she said that GZ called her and said that someone going into your house through the window " he look like a black person" so sad why not call the police. Oh what about that time when he called the police and sad it l;ooked like a black woman stole out of the convience store the dispatcher asked him what was he doing GZ stated following her. There is so much to go on as they did release every phone call GZ made into 911 and they all were horrible so to "judge" Trayvon and call him a " thug" is uncalled for. If we look at all the evidence and that interview that one of the jurors made you can clearly see that GZ is guilty the juror statedthat GZ was guilty but since DEAD PERSON MAN, BOY, WOMAN or GIRL cannot talk for themselves or stand their own ground since they're 6ft underground whats the point. Its not a black/white issue its not even about statistics the one whose doing the statistics don't even live in or come in the areas lol. GZ went after Trayvon GZ had a loaded gun on him the question I would like to ask if anyone can help me please WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF A PERSON WENT AFTER YOU FIGHTING YOU WITH A LOADED GUN? YOU CAN'T RUN YOU COULD GET SHOT IN THE HEAD OR BACK. NO CHILD have the right to DIE regaurdless of color. If you going to statistics do it on all races not just one WE all have done things in every race. We need to stop looking in our own back yards judging people and try to become a better people buy starting with ourselves. OAN do anyone watch the world news now that's something to talk about. What do you think about those RFID Chips?

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omegaman017 johnsonleticia February 01 2014 at 12:18 PM

TL;DR

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michaelcrtt johnsonleticia February 01 2014 at 12:40 PM

The really sad part is GZ is trying to make money from all this. First his so called art work and now this. Hopefully he will lose everything in a civil suit.

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siteorg January 31 2014 at 4:34 PM

I hope no one will come up and say they will fight him unless it is someone who will knock the **** out of him. Maybe he would not wake up from a beating and that would be great.

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BLONDIE & GRUMPY siteorg January 31 2014 at 5:57 PM

Do all you bullies need someone to fight your battles for you???

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Ken January 31 2014 at 4:36 PM

If he gets hit, will he pull a gun ?

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Richard February 01 2014 at 2:16 AM

Whoa!!!!! Enough already! It is the media that needs apparently some what they may call, "juicy" something to report. Zimmerman made the new: now stop giving him his time of "fame." Who cares, unless you are buying art, that he does art. Who really care if he is going to box someone in a ring. Enough! Move on! This is worn out news!

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Meghann January 31 2014 at 4:44 PM

He is no celebrity. He is a murder.

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dickn2000b Meghann January 31 2014 at 4:48 PM

That's not what a jury of his peers determined. And in our culture, criminals, murderers, bank robbers have, for centuries, become celebrities. Get over it, Meghann.

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pdbliz dickn2000b January 31 2014 at 5:01 PM

DEMOCRATES DO NOT BELEIVE IN ,,,THE JUSTICE SYSTEM..........DEMOCRATES MARCH,,,RIOT AND DESTROY...

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pdbliz dickn2000b January 31 2014 at 5:02 PM

SUPER GOOD POST.!!!!!!!

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photogeorgehemet February 01 2014 at 1:54 AM

Anybody here who thinks he's NOT doing this to make some money for HIMSELF; I've got a nice piece of property in Death Valley you can buy for an investment.

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