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George Zimmerman vs DMX fight cancelled by promoter

The proposed DMX vs. George Zimmerman celebrity boxing match has been cancelled by promoter Damon Feldman.

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The proposed boxing match between George Zimmerman and DMX has been cancelled. Promoter Damon Feldman has cited concerns over "people's feelings" as the reason for the cancellation.

Here are a series of tweets where Feldman explains the decision:

The bout had upset many due to the idea that Zimmerman would profit off of the name he made via the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

HT: Deadspin