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Kevin Ferguson, AKA Kimbo Slice, Dead at 42

Former UFC fighter, and current Bellator star, Kimbo Slice, is dead at the age of 42.

Kevin Ferguson, AKA Kimbo Slice Dead at 42

Following a report that surfaced earlier today By ESPN and other major media outlets that Slice, real name Kevin Ferguson, had been admitted to hospital in “dire” condition near his home in Florida, it has now been confirmed by American Top Team’s official Twitter account that Ferguson has passed away.

No cause of death has been indicated, with police telling ESPN that no calls of distress had been placed to police or paramedics prior to his hospitalization.

Slice, most recently, competed at Bellator 149 against Dada 5000, a fight he won, but was subsequently overturned after he tested positive for anabolic steroids.

He was scheduled to headline Bellator’s first trip to the UK in July at Bellator 158 against James Thompson.

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Main Photo Caption: LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: MMA Heavyweight Sensation Kimbo Slice is seen during the Workout/Media Day with Kimbo Slice and Gina Carano at the Legends Mixed Martial Arts Training Center on September 17, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)


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