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...
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Kimbo Slice’s son, Kevin Ferguson Jr., making pro MMA debut at Bellator 160

A little over a month ago, the MMA world was shocked by the sudden passing of backyard fighting icon Kimbo Slice as he passed away due to heart failure. His son, Kevin Ferguson Jr., will do all he can to continue his father’s legacy when he makes his professional debut soon. Ferguson Jr. is relatively new to the sport of MMA as the 24-year-old only made his amateur debut in March...
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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
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Kimbo Slice's son to make pro MMA debut next month at Bellator 160 at Honda Center

LOS ANGELES – Baby Slice is ready to fight. Kevin Ferguson Jr., the oldest son of late fighting star Kimbo Slice, will make his professional mixed martial arts debut next month for the Bellator promotion, The Associated Press learned Monday night. ...
Via The OC Register
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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

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...
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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

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

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

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