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FIGHTLAND

In Memoriam: The MMA Fighters Who Passed Away In 2016

2016 might not have been the literal worst, but it was still filled with tragedy, strife, and a seemingly endless stream of prominent deaths. We take a look at the losses in the MMA community.
Sarah Kurchak
12.30.16
FIGHTLAND

Kimbo Slice's Son Makes His Pro MMA Debut at Bellator 160

After going 1-0 as an amateur, Kevin Ferguson, Jr., gives up the luxury of fighting in anonymity.
Jeff Harder
7.27.16
FIGHTLAND

Why Kimbo Slice Mattered to the Autism Community

Our resident autistic writer weighs in on the relationship that the fighter had with his son Kevlar, and the good he did for the community as a whole.
Sarah Kurchak
6.9.16
FIGHTLAND

The Long, Strange, Mesmerizing Trip of Kimbo Slice

From exploding an opponent's eye in a backyard fight to becoming one of the most-watched MMA fighters to date, the late Kimbo Slice always had an audience.
Jeff Harder
6.8.16
short circuit

Kimbo Slice Used YouTube to Jump From Street Fighting to An Actual MMA Career

Mixed martial artist Kimbo Slice, who died on Monday night, rose to prominence on YouTube long before the word "YouTuber" became a household term.
Oliver Lee Bateman
6.7.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Bernie Sanders denies Hillary Clinton has won the Democratic nomination, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in DC, Axl Rose asks Google to remove "fat" photos of him, and more.
Vice Beta
6.7.16
RIP

Kimbo Slice Has Passed Away

After initial rumors that Kimbo Slice had been rushed to a hospital near his home in Florida late Monday night, Bellator president Scott Coker has confirmed the death of the beloved 42-year-old fighter.
Fightland Staff
6.7.16
FIGHTLAND

The Stars Are Aligning for a Kimbo Slice vs. Wanderlei Silva Bout

Though they reside in different weight classes and come from different eras of the sport, Kimbo Slice and Wanderlei Silva are eager to be Bellator's next "freakshow" fight.
Tom Taylor
4.14.16
FIGHTLAND

Shamrock and Kimbo Test Positive for Banned Substances and Move Further From Redemption

An MMA pioneer seems determined to erase all the esteem he earned 20 years ago.
Jeff Harder
3.14.16
FIGHTLAND

Kimbo Slice Versus Dada 5000: A One Star Fight in the Lone Star State

Kimbo Slice versus Dada 5000 was by unanimous consensus one of the worst MMA bouts of all time. We take a look at the ins and outs of this tactical battle and discuss how to avoid getting hurt in the Octagon if you're not a very good fighter.
Jack Slack
2.22.16
UFC

Dada 5000's Heart Stopped, and He Was Hospitalized Due to Severe Dehydration

He was taken out of the ring on a stretcher.
Liam Daniel Pierce
2.20.16
FIGHTLAND

Dadaist 5000: How 20th Century Art Can Help Us Make Sense of Bellator 149

It's easy to dismiss Kimbo Slice vs Dada 5000 as indecent and a disgrace to its medium, but people said the same thing about Marcel Duchamp's Fountain when the famous Dada artist created it almost 100 years ago.
Sarah Kurchak
2.20.16
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