Kimbo Slice dead at 42
Andy Scott 2 years ago
The famous street brave and mixed martial artist Kimbo Slice died 6 June 2016 after he entered the hospital earlier that day for unknown reasons, TMZ reported. 42.
Partner’s death was confirmed by Bellator MMA president Scott Coker. “We are all shocked and the devastating and sudden loss of Kimbo Slice is a beloved member of the Bellator family,” Cox said in a statement. “One of the most popular MMA fighters ever, Campo was charismatic, larger-than-life personality that transcend the sport.”
According to TMZ , the partner admitted to a hospital near the Coral Springs, Fla. The area in what was described as a “dire situation.” The cause of death is unknown at the time of writing this report, but the police said no police investigation, and no foul play is suspected, according to The Associated Press.
Partner headlines earlier in 2016 after failing a drug test related to Bellator 149 directly won in February 2016. According to MMA Fighting , provided “as a result of positive steroid nandrolone and also a rise in the testosterone to epitestosterone ratio.” ESPN said partner paid $ 2500 fine and agreed to a one-year license revocation in the state of Texas. His win overturned to a “no contest” situation.
Slice is scheduled to fight at the O2 in London in July 2016.
Burly man who was working as a guard on the Gaza strip-club as a bodyguard for a pornography company rose to worldwide fame in the early ’00s, no YouTube videos. According to the New York Times, “the signature look of gold teeth, abundant beard and bald head—along with his undeniable charisma made him instantly recognizable to fight fans gave him a popularity that surpassed his fistic abilities. Bar has become well-known like internet brawler that moved to regulate mixed martial arts, becoming one of the most famous and important, if not more accomplished.” Slice competed on the reality competition series The Ultimate Fighter in 2009 and was a little in the 2012 action film The Scorpion King 3 Battle for Redemption.
“Outside the cage was in a friendly, gentle giant and devoted family man,” said Cox. “His loss leaves us all with very heavy hearts, and our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Ferguson family and all of the Comboni friends of the fans and his teammates.” He is survived by six children, according to The Associated Press.