Kimbo Slice has passed away from heart failure after being rushed to the hospital in Florida.
Slice one of the original YouTube legends for his streets fight was only 42 years old. Slice had careers as a professional boxer and MMA fighter.
Here is the official statement from the CEO of Bellator.
“We are all shocked and saddened by the devastating untimely loss of Kimbo Slice, a beloved member of the Bellator family.’
“One of the most popular MMA fighters ever, Kimbo was a charismatic, larger-than-life personality that transcended the sport.”
“Outside of the cage he was a friendly, gentle giant and a devoted family man. HIs loss leaves us all with extremely heavy hearts, and our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Ferguson family and all of Kimbo’s friends, fans and teammates.”
Thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.