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RIP Kimbo Slice?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by KYSportsWriter, Jun 6, 2016.

  1. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    ESPN hasn't updated and the only stories I'm seeing say he was taken to the hospital.

    Here's one link:
    Report: Kimbo Slice Dead At 42
     
  2. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

  3. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    Mr. Sunshine likes this.
  4. Gator

    Gator Well-Known Member

    Great, my Facebook feed tomorrow will be flooded with famous Kimbo Slice quotes.
     
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Anyone heard from Butterbean lately?
     
  6. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    I saw him on Thanksgiving eve at some club fights outside of Boston. Looks about the same.
     
  7. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Heart failure at 42.
    You put your body through the hell he put his through, it makes perfect sense.
     
  8. cjericho

    cjericho Well-Known Member

    You mean street fighting or substance abuse?
     
  9. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Yes.
     
    TyWebb likes this.
  10. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

    If I recall correctly, Kimbo was busted for steroids after his last "fight" against a man named Dada 5000.
     
  11. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    Best thing about this guy was the packaging. A really cool name, and a physical appearance that perfectly suited the really cool name. Like something Sly Stallone would've conjured up to fight Rocky.

    If only he had real fighting skills....
     
  12. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Active Member

    He will be remembered for his humanitarian efforts and as not a Muslim .
     
    YankeeFan likes this.
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