Dada 5000 News
Florida commission shuts down recently announced Dada 5000 bare knuckle fight
Harry Kettle - October 25, 2022
Former Kimbo Slice Bellator opponent, Dada 5000 set to make return in bare-knuckle boxing match on November 19th
Josh Evanoff - October 24, 2022
Dada 5000 has a suggestion for locked-out MLB players: “Try the Trigon”
Harry Kettle - March 2, 2022
Dada 5000 looks back on Bellator fight with Kimbo Slice: “I died twice in that ring”
Adam D Martin - August 15, 2021
Former street-fighter, Bellator star Dada 5000 seems to be plotting a comeback
Tom Taylor - May 29, 2018
Bellator's Scott Coker responds to Dada 5000's recent comments
Russell Ess - May 10, 2016
Dhafir Harris, better known as Dada 5000 has gone through a lot since he entered the cage at Bellator 149 on February 19. Dada 5000 had a lackluster fight with Kimbo Slice and was sent to the hospital in critical condition immediately after the fight. Dada 5000 says that he was brought back to life after he was pronounced dead in the hospital, suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure.
Dada 5000: 'I felt great up until the time I started taking and drinking that water'
Russell Ess - May 6, 2016
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.
Dada 5000 not happy with Kimbo Slice's punishment for failing drug test
bjpenndotcom - May 6, 2016
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 the bout it was revealed that Dada 5000 was placed in critical condition in the hospital after suffering from kidney failure, and going into cardiac arrest. In addition, it was revealed that Slice failed a drug test for steroids. Slice was suspended for 3 months for the offense, and Dada 5000 isn’t too happy about it. Despite his suspension, Slice will headline a Bellator event in July in London, just 5 months after his fight with Dada 5000.
PHOTO | Dada 5000 posts a horrific picture of himself in hospital after fight
Russell Ess - April 28, 2016
Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris says that he was pronounced dead after suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure after his Bellator 149 fight against Kimbo Slice. Dada 500 posted a photo of himself from when he was in the hospital to get a grasp of the gravity of the situation.
Dada 5000: 'I was pronounced dead' after fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149
Russell Ess - April 13, 2016
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.
Dada 5000: 'Yes I did have kidney failure during the fight I also had 2 heart attacks'
Russell Ess - April 6, 2016
Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris had to be carried out on a stretcher after his fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149. It was for good reason. Harris suffered multiple severe health conditions after the fight and was in critical condition. According to a post on Harris’ Facebook page, he was hospitalized for nearly two weeks after the Feb. 19 bout with Slice.
Dada 5000 released from hospital nearly 2 weeks after fight with Kimbo Slice
Russell Ess - March 3, 2016
The much talked about fight between Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 took place nearly two weeks ago on Feb. 19 at Bellator 149 and Dada 5000 has just been released from the hospital being admitted immediately after the fight. The lackluster fight ended with both opponents heavily gassed out with Kimbo ending the fight by TKO in the third round.
DADA 5000's Family releases statement on Joe Rogan's 'racist' comments
bjpenndotcom - February 25, 2016
In the co-main event of Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 fought in what many believed to be one of the strangest fights in MMA history. Both men gassed out in the fight extremely quick, forcing referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy to even stand the fighters up at one point when Kimbo had mount.
Multiple sources confirmed Dhafir Harris 'Dada 5000' was in critical condition overnight
bjpenndotcom - February 20, 2016
Dada 5000: Dispute With Kimbo Slice Is 'as Personal as Personal Can Get'
bjpenndotcom - February 17, 2016
Knowing the history of these two backyard brawlers turned MMA stars, this is a one of two fights on Bellator 149 that fight fans shouldn’t miss.
Kimbo Slice Wants to 'Break Something' on Dada 5000
bjpenndotcom - February 17, 2016
Kimbo Slice isn’t holding anything back in this deep seeded grudge-match that started years ago. What’s projected to be one of the biggest grudge-matches for the Bellator organization will go down February 26th with Kimbo Slice vs Dada 5000 in the co-main event.
Bellator MMA Official Video: Meet Dada 5000 - In Focus
bjpenndotcom - February 14, 2016
With Bellator 149 next week “Dada 5000” close to his co-event matchup against Kimbo Slice, it’s time you meet Dhafir Harris. You’ve seen “Dada 5000” do what he does in backyard, ‘bare knuckle’ scraps and all his viral videos, get to know who the man is behind the fighter in this Bellator Video.
From the Backyard to Bellator Video: Dada 5000 - Prepares for Bellator 149
bjpenndotcom - February 9, 2016
Both fighters come from humble, hard beginnings and started their careers in bare knuckle backyard battles, to the bright lights of Bellator.