MMA fighter Kimbo Slice has passed away at 42. According to reports, he suffered a heart attack and couldn’t be revived.
Just left @KimboSlice and his cousin Dwyane. He had a heart attack and could not be revived. #RIP @arielhelwani
— Dave Gaston (@Davegaston48) June 7, 2016
Kimbo, whose real name is Kevin Ferguson, last fought at Bellator 149 back in February and defeated Dada 5000. The victory was overturned when Slice tested positive for a banned steroid.
The ATT Family and South Florida community lost a legend today. RIP Kimbo. pic.twitter.com/sjs8ctyJMd
— American Top Team (@AmericanTopTeam) June 7, 2016
Slice became an Internet sensation back in 2003 for his backyard fighting videos. He later signed a deal to fight in the UFC.