Promoters Worried About George Zimmerman’s Safety in Fight

Promoters are beefing up security as the fight nears.

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Looks like George Zimmerman's celebrity boxing match could take a drastic turn for the worse—or at least that's what promoters of the fight are worried about.

According to TMZ, the boxing match will take place in a secret location. The promoter are worried that if the venue becomes public, people will attend merely to hurt the former neighborhood watchman.

According to the gossip news site, promoters are expecting 100 people—"celebrities" and reporters—to attend, plus security for Zimmerman.

While no opponent has been named yet, rappers The Game and DMX have offered to go rounds with Zimmerman. The event is planned for March and can be seen online with a paid subscription.

Zimmerman was acquitted in July 2013 for the 2012 shooting death of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman's attorneys successfully argued that he shot Martin in self-defense.

Read more at TMZ.