Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, a MMA fighter has passed away. He was 42.
Earlier Monday, he had been admitted to the hospital for an undisclosed reason. He was living in South Florida at the time.
The police was at his residence because they didn’t want a gathering outside. They believe there is no foul play in his cause of death.
A heavyweight at 6-foot-2, 225 pounds, he had a 5-2 professional record with four TKOs. He had a fight scheduled for July 16 after last fighting on February 19. After he was tested and had anabolic steroids and elevated testosterone ratio.
Slice made his professional debut on Nov. 10, 2007, knocking out Bo Cantrell in just 19 seconds.
Slice, a Bahamas native, grew up in South Florida. In high school, he had the potential to play college football as a linebacker. His scholarship offers started to disappear and he ended up attending Bethune-Cookman before dropping out.
Before becoming a MMA fighter, he has even been homeless at a point in his life. To help make his internet videos that lead to his MMA career, Slice worked jobs like a bouncer, limo driver and even a bodyguard.