Kimbo Slice’s claim to fame came from his fights on YouTube, but now he will be known for his failures in MMA. Slice was TKO’d in the second round at UFC 112 in Montreal. The loss put him at 1-1 in UFC and which prompted Dana White to declare Kimbo was done.
“That’s probably Kimbo’s last fight in the UFC,” White said. “Listen, Kimbo made it farther than I thought he would.”
“I didn’t know Kimbo, I just knew what I saw,” White said of his previous pro MMA fights and his work on YouTube. “The first time I ever met him I said, ‘This is going to be an interesting meeting with the [expletive] I’ve said about him over the years.’ “He came in. He couldn’t be a nicer guy. He took things serious, trained and went after it,” White said. “His first fight wasn’t the YouTube fights you saw. He won that fight [against Houston Alexander on the TUF 10 finale]. He deserved another fight in the UFC and he lost. Got nothing but respect for Kimbo and I like him as a person. And I think he’s carried himself really well”.
I hate for Kimbo to go out like this. Hopefully he keeps training and gets back in the UFC.
Kimbo’s UFC run is done (Cagewriter)
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