Kimbo Slice News
Former Kimbo Slice Bellator opponent, Dada 5000 set to make return in bare-knuckle boxing match on November 19th
Josh Evanoff - October 24, 2022
Mike Perry wants to fight Michael Jai White in a backyard for Kimbo Slice
Chris Taylor - January 4, 2020
VIDEO | The Late Kimbo Slice Made His UFC Debut 8 Years Ago Today
Justin Golightly - December 5, 2017
"Baby Slice" hopes to build on the legacy of his father Kimbo, evolve the Slice name
Tom Taylor - May 21, 2017
VIDEO | Jorge Masvidal vs. Kimbo Slice's protege, 'Ray' in bareknuckle street fight
Russell Ess - February 1, 2017
You seen Jorge Masvidal get the job done against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 23. However, did you know that “Gamebred” also used to throw down in the bareknuckle scene that the late Kimbo Slice used to be a part of?
Nick Diaz recalls smoking blunts with Kimbo Slice and his star power
Russell Ess - January 10, 2017
The late Kimbo Slice was a massive attraction with his rise from his viral street fighting videos on the Internet to headlining televised mixed martial arts bouts. MMA bad boy Nick Diaz recently appeared as a guest on an episode of GGN News with Snoop Dogg where the two talked about mixed martial arts and Diaz’s history.
VIDEO | Way Back Wednesday: Watch Kimbo Slice Beat Up Afro Puff and Big Mac
Tom Taylor - October 5, 2016
https://youtu.be/snigTc_iaXM 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.
On this day in MMA history: Seth Petruzelli KOs Kimbo in 14 seconds flat
bjpenndotcom - October 4, 2016
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 MMA events in television history.
VIDEO | Brendan Schaub pays emotional tribute to Kimbo Slice
bjpenndotcom - June 15, 2016
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 away.
Spike to air an hour-long tribute special for Kimbo Slice
Chris Taylor - June 12, 2016
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 at 7:00pm EST. The “Kimbo Slice” tribute will lead into that night’s Bellator 157 “Dynamite 2” event in Arizona.
Here's how Kimbo Slice wanted to be remembered
bjpenndotcom - June 9, 2016
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.
VIDEO | Ken Shamrock says Kimbo Slice never got the respect he deserved
Russell Ess - June 8, 2016
The news of Kevin Ferguson’s death caught everyone off guard.
Wanderlei Silva pays tribute to Kimbo Slice, sheds light on brain trauma
bjpenndotcom - June 8, 2016
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 passing, numerous MMA fighters, including Dada5000, have paid tribute to Slice on social media. Now, fellow Bellator MMA fighter Wanderlei Silva had paid tribute to Slice via Instagram, along with a message about brain damage:
Medical Examiner reveals why no autopsy needed in death of Kimbo Slice
Russell Ess - June 8, 2016
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 Sentinel. The report also states that a growth was found on Ferguson’s liver and was in congestive heart failure and was in the process of being sent to Cleveland for a heart transplant. Unfortunately, Ferguson died on Monday, before making it to Cleveland for the heart transplant.
Kimbo Slice preliminary cause of death listed
bjpenndotcom - June 7, 2016
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.
UFC releases statement on Kimbo Slice's death
bjpenndotcom - June 7, 2016
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:
Bellator President Scott Coker's statement on the death of Kimbo Slice
Russell Ess - June 7, 2016
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.
Report: Kimbo Slice hospitalized, not in good condition
Russell Ess - June 6, 2016
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.”