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Yonkers Rapper DMX To Fight George Zimmerman In Celebrity Boxing Match

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.
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.

Click here to read the full CNN report .