MMA fighter “Kimbo Slice” died, no foul play suspected
Mixed martial artist Kevin Ferguson, better known to the world as Kimbo Slice, has died. Doctors say Ferguson was hospitalized Monday in South Florida, where he lives.
There’s no official cause of death but doctors think a medical emergency played a part in his death. Investigators do not suspect foul play.
The world discovered "Kimbo" on the Internet thanks to his series of backyard fights that went viral in the mid 2000s. "Kimbo" was a member of the Bellator roster and was scheduled to headline Bellator 158 on July 16th against James Thompson.
Those who knew "Kimbo" say he was charismatic and a gentle giant outside the ring. They say he was a family man and a great friend.
"Kimbo" was 42 years old.