Death of a Legend: Kimbo Slice

  On June 6, 2016, Mixed Martial Arts lost one of it most popular fighters, Kimbo Slice.  Born Kevin Ferguson, Slice gained fame through internet street fighting and became a media focus once he started fighting professionally.  Many, including myself, were very critical of Kimbo’s fighting skills.  For those critical thoughts on Kimbo Slice, check out the other articles below...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cause Of Death For 42-Year-Old Fighting Legend Kimbo Slice Revealed

The cause of death for fighting legend Kimbo Slice, who passed away late Monday evening, has been revealed.  Slice, who died at the age of 42 at a South Florida hospital, was reportedly awaiting a heart transplant, according to the Sun-Sentinel. The Coral Springs-based fighter, whose real name is Kevin Ferguson, had been diagnosed with heart failure and was awaiting a transplant...
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16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kimbo Slice’s cause of death revealed

More details have emerged today following the tragic death of ultra popular mixed martial artist and backyard-brawler Kimbo Slice. Details were sketchy last night after Slice was pronounced dead close to his home in Florida. We’ve now learned that Slice, 42, had been admitted to a Medical Center in Margate, Florida last Friday after experiencing “severe abdominal pain, shortness...
Via Fight Booth
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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...
18 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kimbo Slice hospitalized on Monday night; situation looks “dire”

According to multiple sources, Kimbo Slice (Kevin Ferguson) has been admitted to a hospital in Coral Springs, Florida. Although there is no word on why Slice was rushed to the hospital – it is being reported that things are looking grim. Can confirm reports that Kimbo Slice was admitted to a local Fla. hospital. I’m told at this time that he’s not in good shape, sadly. ...
Via Fight Booth
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dada 5000 claims he ‘died’ during fight against Kimbo Slice

Dada 5000 claims he was revived from the dead after his fight against Kimbo Slice nearly two months ago. In an Instagram post on Wednesday that he later deleted, the MMA fighter, whose real name is Dhafir Harris, said he suffered two heart attacks during his loss to Slice and “died.” .@ScottHarrisMMA I got you — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) April...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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