What the hell 2016? Its been a rough year if Kimbo Slice is to join the list of celebrities that have passed away over the last six months. Reports surfaced earlier this evening that the former EliteXC ratings king as well as Miami Street Fighter had been taken to a local Florida hospital. Close friends of Slice then began to tweet out news of of Kimbo Slice leaving the earth realm.
Rest in peace Kimbo, YouTube and all fans of Street MMA thank you.
RIP kimbo was a real dude real humble my prayers with his fam
— Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) June 7, 2016
The ATT Family and South Florida community lost a legend today. RIP Kimbo. pic.twitter.com/sjs8ctyJMd
— American Top Team (@AmericanTopTeam) June 7, 2016
— Dave Gaston (@Davegaston48) June 7, 2016
Update: Reports have been confirmed. Rest in Power to the American Original Miami Street Fighting King Kimbo Slice gone at age 42
— WPEC CBS12 News (@CBS12) June 7, 2016