Kevin Ferguson, known by most people as Kimbo Slice has died at age 42. Kimbo was a Bahamian-born American mixed martial artist, boxer and occasional actor. He became famous for his street fights which were spread across youtube and other media channels on the internet.
Bellator MMA President Scott Coker released a statement on Kimbo Slice’s passing:
UFC is saddened to learn of the passing of Kevin Ferguson, known to fans around the world as Kimbo Slice.
Slice will forever be a part of UFC history as a contestant on season 10 of The Ultimate Fighter in 2009, and for having fought twice inside the Octagon at The Ultimate Fighter Finale and UFC 113. He carried himself as a true professional during his time in our organization.
While he will never be forgotten for his fighting style and transcendent image, Slice will also be remembered for his warm personality and commitment to his family and friends.
UFC offers its sincere condolences to Slice’s family, friends and teammates at American Top Team.
Kimbo Slice was one of the most famous MMA fighters and a great man in his own way.
Watch one of Kimbo’s Street Fights Below;