Kimbo Slice’s Son To Make MMA Debut Not Long After Dad’s Shocking Death

Kimbo Slice’s son will look to carry the torch. Kevin Ferguson Jr., the oldest son of Slice, is scheduled to make his professional mixed martial arts debut at Bellator 160 on Aug. 26, according to The Associated Press. This news comes just months after Slice, a mixed martial artist who first gained notoriety through a series of Internet fight videos in the early 2000s, died of...
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Kimbo Slice’s son set to make MMA debut

The oldest sign of late mixed martial arts fighter and street brawling legend Kimbo Slice is set to make his professional MMA debut next month. Kevin Ferguson Jr., who had his first amateur fight in March and defeated his opponent in 83 seconds, will fight on the undercard at Bellator MMA 160 in California on Aug. 26. He told The Associated Press on Monday that he grew up around...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Kimbo Slice helped mixed martial arts go mainstream

Earlier this week, the sports world learned about the loss of another transformational figure in combat sports. Kevin Ferguson, otherwise known as Kimbo Slice, passed away at the age of 42 due to heart failure. Ferguson was set to fight in July against James Thompson, who he previously fought and beat in the first MMA fight card ever televised on broadcast television. Ferguson’s...
Via Awful Announcing
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Kimbo Slice was recently told he needed a heart transplant

A few days prior to his tragic death on Monday night, Kimbo Slice was admitted to a hospital with multiple health problems, and he was told he needed a heart transplant. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Tuesday evening that Kimbo, real name Kevin Ferguson, was taken to a hospital in South Florida last Friday with abdominal pain, shortness of breath and nausea. He was found...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Kimbo Slice’s Last Fight, Four Months Before His Shocking Death

Kimbo Slice died Monday night at age 42, making his Feb. 19 fight against Dada 5000 at Bellator 148 his last. Slice, known for his savage knockouts in the street-fighting circuit and later MMA, didn’t exactly clobber Dada 500, who collapsed from exhaustion and reportedly had his heart stop after the bout in Houston. The fight, originally declared a TKO for Slice, later was changed...
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Kimbo Slice dies of heart failure

Fighting legend Kimbo Slice has passed away due to heart failure, according to his team, American Top Team. He was 42.  According to multiple reports, Slice was rushed to the hospital in Florida earlier today and was in what was described as a “dire” situation late this evening. Slice, whose real name is Kevin Ferguson, was reportedly taken to Northwest Medical Center near...
Via College Spun
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Kimbo Slice hospitalized, situation "does not look good"

Kimbo Slice was hospitalized in South Florida on Monday, and one report is calling his situation “dire.” Law enforcement told ESPN and TMZ Sports that the mixed martial artist, whose birth name is Kevin Ferguson, was hospitalized for undisclosed reasons. And his situation “does not look good,” sources told TMZ Sports. The 42-year-old made a name for himself online with...
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Dada 5000’s Heart Stopped After Bellator 149 Loss To Kimbo Slice

Dada 5000’s loss to Kimbo Slice nearly cost him his life. An exhausted Dada 5000, whose real name is Dhafir Harris, collapsed in the third round Friday night at Bellator 149, giving Kimbo Slice, whose real name is Kevin Ferguson, a TKO victory. The result soon seemed so minor in the grand scheme of things, though, as Harris’ heart literally stopped at a nearby hospital following...
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Dada 5000 hospitalized, heart stopped after loss to Kimbo Slice

Dada 5000’s embarrassing effort against Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149 in Houston on Friday night suddenly has a sobering twist as we’ve learned the fighter was in critical care at the hospital afterwards. MMA reporter Jeremy Botter says Dada, whose real name is Dhafir Harris, had to be placed on a ventilator and his heart stopped at some point after the fight. BREAKING: Multiple...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kimbo Slice wins Bellator fight with pathetic KO

The ending to the Dada 5000-Kimbo Slice Bellator 149 fight in Houston on Friday night was nothing short of embarrassing. The two street fighters put together a fairly interesting first round, which was capped by Kimbo getting a takedown and mounting Dada 5000 for most of the round. The two were completely gassed though for the second, as they were mostly flailing their arms and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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