Kimbo Slice

Kimbo Slice

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Aquarius
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Kimbo Slice was a well-known Bahamian-American mixed martial artist, boxer, bare-knuckle boxer, and professional wrestler. Kimbo Slice was also an occasional actor.

Early Life

Kimbo Slice was born on February 8, 1974, in Nassau, Bahamas. His zodiac sign was Aquarius. Hence, his full name is Kevin Ferguson. Slice moved to the United States as a child, growing up in Cutler Ridge, Florida.

This personality was raised with his brother Devon and sister Renea by his mother Rosemary Clarke. However, information regarding his parents is unknown.

Education

Moreover, he went to Bel-Air Elementary School. Later, he attended Miami Palmetto High School, where he was the star middle linebacker. Slice attended both Bethune-Cookman University and the University of Miami, where he held an athletic scholarship and studied criminal justice.

Death

Kimbo Slice died on June 6, 2016, at the age of 42 in Margate, Florida, U.S. The cause of his death is heart failure.

Career

Kimbo Slice was a well-known Bahamian-American mixed martial artist, boxer, bare-knuckle boxer, and professional wrestler. He is also an occasional actor. Hence, he became noted for mutual combat street fights which were spread across the Internet, leading Rolling Stone to call him “The King of the Web Brawlers”.

Moreover, he left the underground fighting scene and signed a professional contract with EliteXC in 2007. Later, he competed in The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights, where he lost in his first fight to series winner Roy Nelson. Further, in his UFC debut, he defeated Houston Alexander in The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights finale.

Furthermore, Slice was under contract with Bellator MMA. This personality made his MMA debut against Mercer at Cage Fury Fighting Championships 5, in Atlantic City on June 23, 2007. Hence, the match was scheduled as a three-round exhibition utilizing all professional rules of MMA combat.

In addition, on January 16, 2015, nearly five years since his last MMA fight, Bellator MMA announced that Slice had signed a multi-fight deal. Kimbo defeated Ken Shamrock by first-round TKO in his June 19 debut at Bellator 138. Nonetheless, he was featured on The Iron Ring, a television series airing on BET that features MMA prospects.

Kimbo Slice

Caption: Kimbo Slice posing for a photo. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

Slice had earned a lot of money from his successful career as a professional boxer. His net worth was around $500K and his salary was around $175K.

Personal Life

Talking about his marital status, he married L. Shontae Ferguson in May of 1994. The couple had three children named RaeChelle, Kevin II, and Kevina. Slice’s girlfriend was Antoinette Ray, whom he had dated for a very long time. Hence, the two were planning to get married but unfortunately, Slice passed away before the marriage could take place.

Body Measurements

Slice had a very good body physique. He had a lean and healthy body. As a boxer, he had maintained his body really well. He was around 6 feet and 2 inches tall. Likewise, he was around 102kg.

The information regarding his other body measurements is behind the curtains. This personality had black hair and brown eyes.

Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, he is not active on any social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc.

He was a pretty private person who loved to keep his personal things away from the limelight. However, we can find many fan pages on different social media.

 

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