Although Kimbo Slice is no longer with us, his spirit will live on in the cage as Bellator recently announced the signing of Kevin “Baby Slice” Ferguson Jr.
Bellator already set a date for the debut of the 24-year-old son of the late Kimbo Slice as well – August 26 at Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull.
“Baby Slice” will fight for the same promotion that his father last competed in before tragically dying of congestive heart failure on June 6. Although Ferguson Jr. doesn’t have a professional MMA fight under his belt, he did have his first amateur fight in March when he scored a knockout in 84 seconds.
He’s only been training MMA full-time for the past two years. Prior to that, he studied photography at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
“I was always around the fight business and everything, so I saw it and I understood what was going on,” Ferguson told the AP. “I just knew without a doubt that one day,Read More »from Kimbo Slice's son is following in his father's footsteps, fighting for Bellator