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George Zimmerman Entering the Boxing Ring

ABC News(TAMPA, Fla.) -- George Zimmerman has agreed to take part in a celebrity boxing match, a source close to Zimmerman confirmed to ABC News.

The news was first reported by TMZ.

According to ABC affiliate WFTS-TV, celebrity boxing promoter Damon Feldman is organizing the March 1 fight.

At this point, no opponent has been selected, and according to TMZ, the proceeds will be donated to charity.

The Florida resident, 30, was acquitted last July for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

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