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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 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 12:41 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...

Jun 5, 2016 11:12 am

Pros react to Dan Henderson’s brutal KO victory over Hector Lombard

Former Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson scored an absolutely brutal knockout victory over former Bellator title holder Hector Lombard at last night’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles. The 45-year-old landed a head kick on Lombard and then hit him with an elbow that caused “Lightning” to fall crashing to the canvas in the bouts second-round....

Jun 4, 2016 11:01 pm

UFC 199 Bonus Report

UFC 199 in Los Angeles delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s UFC 199 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 199’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Michael Bisping became...

Jun 4, 2016 7:53 pm

UFC 199 Results: Dan Henderson KO’s Hector Lombard

A middleweight bout between former Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson (32-14 MMA) and former Bellator title holder Hector Lombard (34-6-1 MMA) took place at tonight’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles. Round one begins and both fighters throw right hands that just miss. Hendo connects with a short right hand. Lombard presses forward. Lombard with a...

May 31, 2016 11:26 am

VIDEO | Michael Jackson’s son Prince Jackson talks briefly about training jiu-jitsu

19-year-old Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., also known as Prince Jackson is the son of pop legend Michael Jackson. Prince is the oldest child of the legendary entertainer and has been training Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Ryron and Rener Gracie for a few years now. Prince received his blue belt back in 2013 and is still climbing...

May 23, 2016 10:33 am

Tito Ortiz gives his take on why the UFC is worth $4 billion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter Tito Ortiz has had a very interesting relationship with UFC President Dana White. Ortiz and White had many disputes over the years and once almost settled their differences regarding contract issues in a boxing match but that never ended up actually happening. While Ortiz has his...

May 22, 2016 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: “I’m almost ready to retire”

Dan Henderson will fight the final bout of his current UFC contract when he squares off with former Bellator champ Hector Lombard at UFC 199 on June 4 in  Los Angeles. The 45-year-old mixed martial arts legend recently spoke to MMAJunkie Radio where he admitted that he is about ready to hang up the gloves....

May 20, 2016 11:31 am

Despite last fight a win, fighter still cut from the UFC

Fighting in the UFC is a big deal and you have to prove yourself not only to get into the largest MMA promotion in the world but also prove yourself once you are in. Lucas Martins is a testament to that after the UFC did not offer a new contract to him, despite his last...

May 17, 2016 11:00 am

Photo | Nick Diaz is looking jacked ahead of his return to the Octagon

UFC veteran Nick Diaz will be eligible to fight again in August after his 18-month suspension from the NSAC is up. Diaz tested positive for marijuana after his bout with Anderson Silva back in January of last year and fans are anxiously awaiting the return of the elder Diaz brother. Check out the Diaz brothers...

May 12, 2016 10:17 am

VIDEO | #TBT: Rampage Jackson wins 2nd pro MMA fight

May13.2000 21 year old @Rampage4real earns the 1st stoppage victory of his career, when he submits Marco Bermudazpic.twitter.com/RSZUa2YhWU — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) May 12, 2016 Back in 1999, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson began what would become a historic MMA career as he defeated Mike Pyle via unanimous decision. In just his 2nd pro MMA fight,...

May 11, 2016 10:56 pm

Wanderlei Silva hit by car, will undergo surgery

Tragic news surfaced Wednesday afternoon that former PRIDE FC champion Wanderlei Silva had been hit by a car on his way home from the gym and would need to undergo surgery. While details weren’t given as to the nature of the injury to Silva’s shoulder, it was asked that fans pray for Silva as he...

May 7, 2016 2:46 pm

Driver arrested in connection to Jordan Parson’s death

Earlier this month tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle and was forced to have part of his leg amputated. An update was released that Parson’s had to undergo heart surgery, as the condition turned from bad to worse. Ultimately, Parsons passed away as a result of...

May 6, 2016 1:06 pm

Dada 5000: ‘I felt great up until the time I started taking and drinking that water’

Dhafir Harris, better known as Dada 5000 was hospitalized in critical condition immediately after his fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149. Dada 5000 spent nearly two weeks in the hospital after the fight and says he was actually pronounced dead after suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure. Shockingly, Harris says that...

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 5, 2016 8:50 am

Tito Ortiz offers Conor McGregor advice in standoff with UFC

Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz may be in the UFC Hall of Fame, however Ortiz often found himself at odds with the UFC brass during the course of his stint with the promotion. Now a Bellator MMA fighter, Ortiz offered some advice to Conor McGregor, who is currently in the middle of a standoff with...

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...

May 1, 2016 6:01 pm

Josh Thomson forced out of Michael Chandler bout due to an injury

Josh Thomson (22-8 MMA) has suffered an undisclosed injury which has forced the former Strikeforce lightweight champion to pull out of his scheduled Bellator 154 matchup with Michael Chandler. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news after an initial report from FloCombat.com. Thomson has gone 2-0 since joining the Bellator ranks, scoring finishes in both of those victories....

Apr 30, 2016 9:44 am

VIDEO | Charles Barkley vs. Shaquille O’Neal wrestling trilogy ends with hilarious result

Big tree fall hard…an alternate angle from last night's throw down. (via @3Deezy) 😂https://t.co/GQ8Lqkcui9 — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) April 29, 2016 While the NBA playoffs have basketball fans around the world talking, NBA greats Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley had their trilogy ‘fight’ during a break on set. It was all fun and games...

Apr 30, 2016 9:34 am

Lavar Johnson sentenced to 5 years for horrific assault on girlfriend

Former UFC fighter Lavar Johnson made headlines several months ago when it was revealed that he brutally assaulted his girlfriend. Johnson allegedly slammed the woman’s head into the wall and ground before landing a barrage of knees and fists. During a court appearance in Fresno County, Johnson admitted to the incident, and despite friends testifying...