249 Search Results for kimbo

Oct 5, 2016 6:27 am

VIDEO | Way Back Wednesday: Watch Kimbo Slice Beat Up Afro Puff and Big Mac

Earlier this year, news broke that Bellator heavyweight and former UFC star Kevin Ferguson – more widely known as Kimbo Slice – had tragically passed away. The beloved fighter died of heart failure after being rushed to a hospital in Florida. Slice, of course, rose to prominence as a street fighter. In the early 2000s, videos...

Oct 4, 2016 6:09 pm

On this day in MMA history: Seth Petruzelli KOs Kimbo in 14 seconds flat

Eight years ago today, the MMA world was turned upside down with one punch and 14 seconds. Ultimate Fighter season 2 alum Seth Petruzelli, who was filling in for Ken Shamrock after a last-minute cut forced Shamrock off the card, had done something remarkable. He knocked out Kimbo Slice in one of the highest viewed...

Jul 1, 2016 1:36 pm

VIDEO | Two guys take a punch from Kimbo Slice for money

Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice will forever be remembered in the hearts of his family, friends, and fans. Slice, who shockingly passed away at the age of 42 in June will forever live on the Internet, where his popularity grew immensely from his backyard bare knuckle fights. In this Flashback clip, we take...


Jun 19, 2016 9:19 am

VIDEO | The UFC pays tribute to Kimbo Slice

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 broadcast the UFC paid tribute to Kimbo Slice who tragically passed away on June 6 at just 42 years of age. Check out the above tribute video which showcases some of Kimbo’s most memorable moments. [ooyala code=”tvN2N1MzE6wTqZ1iQcOMg511am_K1IKF” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″]

Jun 17, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | The side of Kimbo Slice that no one saw

Earlier this month, the MMA community was devastated to find out that bareknuckle boxing icon and Bellator MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had passed away at the age of 42 after needing a heart transplant. While Kimbo Slice was perceived as a big tough guy, which he was, Slice was also a family man who had...

Jun 15, 2016 10:00 am

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub pays emotional tribute to Kimbo Slice

The MMA world was taken by surprise last week when it was revealed that Kimbo Slice had passed away at the age of 42. Unbeknownst to the MMA community, Slice had a mass on his liver and needed a heart transplant. Prior to being transported to another hospital to await a heart transplant, Slice passed...

Jun 12, 2016 10:05 am

Spike to air an hour-long tribute special for Kimbo Slice

The mixed martial arts community was left in shock Monday evening when news broke that MMA icon Kimbo Slice had suddenly passed away at the tender age of 42. Today it was announced that SPIKE TV, the network who would have broadcasted his next fight, will be showing an hour-long “Kimbo” special on June 24...

Jun 12, 2016 9:18 am

Video | Kimbo Slice gave, demanded and earned respect

Mixed martial arts icon Kimbo Slice tragically passed away earlier this week in Cleveland. The 42-year-old superstar originally became famous from his backyard fight videos, which went viral on the Internet, and carried on to his big draw in mixed martial arts where he set record numbers. A video was recently posted to Slice’s official...

Jun 9, 2016 9:52 am

Here’s how Kimbo Slice wanted to be remembered

Earlier this month, tragic news emerged that famed YouTube brawler and Mixed Martial Artist Kimbo Slice had passed away from heart failure in Florida at the age of 42. Understandably, the combat sports community was devastated about the loss of Slice, and many members of the MMA community began paying tribute to Slice. Interestingly, an...

Jun 8, 2016 1:22 pm

VIDEO | Ken Shamrock says Kimbo Slice never got the respect he deserved

The news of Kevin Ferguson’s death caught everyone off guard. Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice was just 42-years-old and had a scheduled Bellator MMA bout with James Thompson set for July. Ferguson’s past Bellator MMA opponent Ken Shamrock spoke with TMZ on the untimely death of the brawling Interset sensation turned MMA star. Shamrock...

Jun 8, 2016 8:54 am

Wanderlei Silva pays tribute to Kimbo Slice, sheds light on brain trauma

Tragic news surfaced earlier this week that YouTube star and MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had passed away from heart failure in Florida. Unbeknownst to the MMA community, Slice had been hospitalized since June 3rd, at which point he learned that he had a mass on his liver, and would need a heart transplant. Since his...

Jun 8, 2016 1:25 am

Medical Examiner reveals why no autopsy needed in death of Kimbo Slice

People are still stunned that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice had died at the age of 42 on Monday. The backyard Internet fighting sensation turned professional MMA star was admitted to a hospital on June 3, suffering from nausea, shortness of breath, and severe abdominal pain, according to a report from the Sun...

Jun 7, 2016 7:27 pm

Dada5000 pays tribute to Kimbo Slice

Back in February, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 fought under the Bellator MMA banner at Bellator 149. The bout was a highly anticipated matchup between two men who earned their stripes through bareknuckle boxing. Leading up to the fight there was no shortage of trash talk between the two enemies. While their fight ended up...

Jun 7, 2016 2:47 pm

New details emerge regarding Kimbo Slice’s death

Monday night, tragedy struck the MMA community as it was revealed that YouTube sensation and Bellator MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had passed away at the age of 42. While no cause of death was immediately given, a followup report emerged revealing that the preliminary cause of death was listed as heart failure. Now, according to...

Jun 7, 2016 12:25 pm

VIDEO | Kimbo Slice vs. Big D – The rise of a superstar

Do you remember the first time you heard the name Kimbo Slice? Perhaps it was his figure, his grill, or maybe his head movement that was burned into your memory first. Regardless of where you first saw Kevin Ferguson, who is more well known as Kimbo Slice, you will likely never forget the muscled, bearded...

Jun 7, 2016 10:46 am

VIDEO | Bellator MMA: In Focus with Kimbo Slice

Many are still shocked to find out that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice has died at the age of 42. On Monday, TMZ reported that Kimbo was admitted to a hospital near his home in Florida. Later that day, news spread that Kimbo had passed away. Dive deeper into Kimbo’s life with Bellator...

Jun 7, 2016 9:03 am

‘O2 Arena’ reveals plans for Bellator 158 following Kimbo Slice’s death

Tragic news surfaced Tuesday night that Kimbo Slice had passed away at the age of 42 due to what was later revealed to be heart failure. At the time of his death, Slice was preparing for his Bellator 158 scrap with James Thompson on July 16th at London’s famous ‘O2 Arena’. Following Slice’s death there...

Jun 7, 2016 8:07 am

Kimbo Slice preliminary cause of death listed

Tuesday night the MMA world was stunned as tragic news surfaced out of nowhere that MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had been hospitalized, and that the situation wasn’t good. Shortly following the initial report of Slice’s hospitalization, reports began emerging that Slice passed away at the age of 42 in Florida. While no cause of death...

Jun 7, 2016 7:57 am

UFC releases statement on Kimbo Slice’s death

Tragic news surfaced late Monday evening that YouTube sensation, and Bellator MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had passed away from heart failure in Florida at the age of 42. While the MMA community was extremely saddened by Slice’s death, his former employers, the UFC, sent out a statement regarding his death which MMAMania obtained: “UFC is...

Jun 7, 2016 12:57 am

Bellator President Scott Coker’s statement on the death of Kimbo Slice

Tragic news hit late Monday when it became known that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, had died at the age of 42. Slice was scheduled to fight at Bellator 158 in July in a rematch with James Thompson. Bellator MMA President Scott Coker released the following statement following the news of Kimbo’s death:...

Jun 7, 2016 12:41 am

MMA community reacts to the death of Kimbo Slice

Tragic and shocking news blazed over the Internet when it became known that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, died after being admitted to a hospital in Florida late Monday. The 42-year-old Internet sensation turned MMA star had an intimidating look and character that captivated the attention of people around the world, but the...

Jun 6, 2016 7:47 pm

Kimbo Slice tragically passes away at age 42

42-year-old Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice passed away late Monday. TMZ initially reported that Ferguson was admitted to a hospital near his home in Coral Springs, Florida on Monday. ESPN’s Billy Corben acknowledged Ferguson’s death late Monday on twitter. RIP @KimboSlice: a 305 original, a true fighter, a one-of-a-kind Miami legend pic.twitter.com/NTvwDf1uTE —...

Jun 6, 2016 7:13 pm

Report: Kimbo Slice hospitalized, not in good condition

Bellator MMA fighter Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice was admitted to a hospital close to his home in Coral Springs, Florida on Monday, according to law enforcement officers reported by TMZ. Sources are telling TMZ that “the situation does not look good.” The reason for Slice being admitted to the hospital has not...

May 6, 2016 8:42 am

Dada 5000 not happy with Kimbo Slice’s punishment for failing drug test

Back at Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 competed in one of the most infamous fights in the history of the sport. Both men appeared to gas very early in the fight, which made for a rather long fight until Slice ultimately TKO’d Dada 5000 in the 3rd round without actually touching him. After...

May 3, 2016 11:16 am

Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000 overturned to a no-contest, Dada 5000 remains undefeated

The result of Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson and Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris has been overturned to a no-contest, according to MMA Junkie. This comes as a result following Kimbo’s settlement with Texas’ athletic commission after testing positive for steroids in a post-fight drug test from their controversial fight at Bellator 149. Slice was fined $2,500...

Apr 17, 2016 6:36 pm

Kimbo Slice has booked his next opponent

Bellator president Scott Coker joined Sports Center tonight to announce that Kimbo Slice would be fighting James Thompson in his next bout which will headline “Bellator London”, an event slated to take place July 16. Kimbo and Thompson infamously met under the EliteXC banner, in a fight that Slice won via TKO after he caused...

Apr 13, 2016 11:39 am

Dada 5000: ‘I was pronounced dead’ after fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149

There was major concern for Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris after his bout with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149, which took place back on February 19th. “Dada 5000” was rushed to the hospital immediately after the bout was over, suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure. “When I actually fell inside that ring, Kimbo...