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Celebrity Boxing Promoter Calls Off George Zimmerman vs. DMX Fight After This Deluge Of Twitter Hate

It was just three days ago that Damon Feldman announced that rapper DMX would be George Zimmerman's opponent in the celebrity boxing promoter's next fight. But after a deluge of negative feedback, mostly on Twitter, the matchup has already been cancelled. Feldman, citing that there is "more to life than money", made the announcement Saturday afternoon on the social media network.

The majority of the criticism had to do with allowing Zimmerman to profit off of Trayvon Martin's death. Here's a sampling - there were thousands to choose from.

">@ReignOfApril

@ReignOfApril@hollywoodbox11 Look your child in the eye, think is this right? Imagine that child killed, put yourselfin the Martin's shoes!

— Peprstrange (@peprstrange) February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 Look your child in the eye, think is this right? Imagine that child killed, put yourselfin the Martin's shoes!

— peprstrange (@peprstrange)

@ReignOfApril@hollywoodbox11 Look your child in the eye, think is this right? Imagine that child killed, put yourselfin the Martin's shoes!

— Peprstrange (@peprstrange) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 Srlsy how do you not see the issue here? Is your head that far up your ass that you do not see the problem? — Manic (@ManicGG) February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 you are a sick and disgusting man, trying to make money off the death of a child. You make me sick... — #LostBoysEP (@mikelhonnah)

@hollywoodbox11 you are a sick and disgusting man, trying to make money off the death of a child. You make me sick...

— Purple. (@mikelhonnah) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 we know you couldn't care less which makes it even more sickening. Shame on you.

— Laydgodiva (@honeybabychile)

@hollywoodbox11 we know you couldn't care less which makes it even more sickening. Shame on you.

— Strawberry Heauxcake (@honeybabychile) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@Hollywoodbox11 we say no to #ZimmermanVsDMX a murderer is not a celebrity. He should not benefit from the killing of a child — Ms Exquisite (@ImpeccablePride)

@Hollywoodbox11 we say no to #ZimmermanVsDMX a murderer is not a celebrity. He should not benefit from the killing of a child

— Ms Exquisite (@ImpeccablePride) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 The man who killed a teenager now stands to profit, while the parents grieve for their child. It's not right! #Zimmerman

— Chad Pinkston (@ChadPinkston)

@hollywoodbox11 The man who killed a teenager now stands to profit, while the parents grieve for their child. It's not right! #Zimmerman

— Chad Pinkston (@ChadPinkston) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@DMX it doesnt matter how much $$

@ReignOfApril@hollywoodbox11 Look your child in the eye, think is this right? Imagine that child killed, put yourselfin the Martin's shoes!

— Peprstrange (@peprstrange) February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 & Celebrity Boxing throw at u. Or that u would beat GZ's ass. GZ doesnt deserve any more +

— Dez (@dezisdope)

@DMX it doesnt matter how much $$ @hollywoodbox11 & Celebrity Boxing throw at u. Or that u would beat GZ's ass. GZ doesnt deserve any more +

— Dez #QueerWithShears (@dezisdope) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 If you don't promote this murderer, I don't think any1 else will. Stop the madness! What if Trayvon were your son? — Brenda Adrine (@bcadrine)

@hollywoodbox11 If you don't promote this murderer, I don't think any1 else will. Stop the madness! What if Trayvon were your son?

— Brenda Adrine (@bcadrine) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 : I would like for you to see HELL soon. Now that is my definition of a great weekend!

— Mrs. Jay Jenkins (@RelentlesSTL314)

.@hollywoodbox11 : I would like for you to see HELL soon. Now that is my definition of a great weekend!

— ♋ 65,853,516 ♋ (@RelentlesSTL314) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 #StopTheFight — DC Debbie (@DCdebbie)

He thinks George Zimmerman is a "celebrity," responds to criticism by complaining about paying his bills --> @hollywoodbox11#StopTheFight

— @DCDebbie (@DCdebbie) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 "if I don't do it, someone else will" is kid logic. My mom never fell for the "my friends are doing it!" #StopTheFight

— King Drik (@fredrikasalley) February 8, 2014

">@ReignOfApril

@ReignOfApril@hollywoodbox11 Look your child in the eye, think is this right? Imagine that child killed, put yourselfin the Martin's shoes!

— Peprstrange (@peprstrange) February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 Truly the love of money is the root of all kinds of Evil. What a disgusting man, just as disgusting as GZ. — Tai Nelson (@tai_nelson)

@ReignOfApril@hollywoodbox11 Truly the love of money is the root of all kinds of Evil. What a disgusting man, just as disgusting as GZ.

— Tai Nelson (@tai_nelson) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11

@ReignOfApril@hollywoodbox11 Look your child in the eye, think is this right? Imagine that child killed, put yourselfin the Martin's shoes!

— Peprstrange (@peprstrange) February 8, 2014

">@ReignOfApril If your mother was killed by a DUI driver you would promote a fight between the driver and a rapper for money — Penthouse Sidebar (@drfessel)

@hollywoodbox11@ReignOfApril If your mother was killed by a DUI driver you would promote a fight between the driver and a rapper for money

— Penthouse Sidebar (@drfessel) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 is enjoying his 15 mins by profiting off the death of a child #stopthefight#trayvonmartin don't let him

@DMX it doesnt matter how much $$ @hollywoodbox11 & Celebrity Boxing throw at u. Or that u would beat GZ's ass. GZ doesnt deserve any more +

— Dez #QueerWithShears (@dezisdope) February 8, 2014

">@dmx — Nirvana (@NirvanaSaidSo)

This person @hollywoodbox11 is enjoying his 15 mins by profiting off the death of a child #stopthefight#trayvonmartin don't let him @dmx

— ?Nirvana? (@NirvanaSaidSo) February 8, 2014

">February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 you are giving a coward a platform to continue to hurt the family and friends of a child he killed! #stopthefight

— Tieyouuup (@tieyouup_2) February 8, 2014

">@Hollywoodbox11 - #StoptheFight!!!

— Grimalkin in Jail (@GrimalkinJailed) February 8, 2014

">@hollywoodbox11 outta here. #StopTheFight

— ☥ △ ૐ (@scarlettsinatra) February 8, 2014

Since announcing the cancellation, reaction on Twitter has been mixed. Many have praised Feldman for his decision, while others continue to note that it was never a good idea in the first place.