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 Twitter account which has the late great Kimbo talking about why he fight’s and the importance of respect. Check it out:

Ferguson’s professional mixed martial arts record was 5-2. Kimbo had fights with the biggest MMA promotions in the world inlcuding Elite XC, the UFC, and Bellator MMA.

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