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MMA fighter Kimbo Slice has died aged 42

Kimbo Slice
Kimbo Slice

Slice, whose real name was Kevin Ferguson, was taken to hospital in Margate in Florida US yesterday where he later died.

His managed Mike Imber told the Associated Press: “We lost our brother today,”

Unlicensed bare knuckle boxing was where Slice made his name in the early 00s when footage of his brawling bouts went viral.

The Bahamian-born ex-football player and strip club bouncer then made the transition to MMA, competing in several promotions, including UFC and Bellator.