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A petition has been made in an attempt to stop the fight. The petition is now posted on the White House’s petition site. The petition has 3,763 signatures and needs 96,237 more signatures to reach the 100,000 signatures goal

Reports surfaced earlier that it was confirmed DMX would be stepping in the ring with George Zimmerman, X speaks out saying contract negotiations are still ongoing. According to hiphopdx,, his representatives say the fight is still not official.

The boxing promoter announced there would be a three-round match confirming the bout to take place and announcing that a press conference would be held Wednesday (February 12) to confirm further details regarding the match.