The ATT Family and South Florida community lost a legend today. RIP Kimbo. pic.twitter.com/sjs8ctyJMd
— American Top Team (@AmericanTopTeam) June 7, 2016
Kimbo Slice passed away in a medical facility in Florida today due to a heart failure,he was 42 years old.
TMZ Sports reported that earlier todat Slice was sent to a hospital in Coral Springs and was hospitalized there and that situation didn’t turn out to be good as Kimbo was struggling in the hospital and shortly he passed away.
Bellator CEO issued to following statement to TMZ :
“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.”