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Kimbo Slice is a Piece of Trash

Posted on: May 30, 2008 10:50 am
 
With the upcoming Elite XC card just days away, it's time for more people to step up and speak out about Kimbo Slice. Dana White has worked diligently to bring respect and consistency to the sport of MMA. He doesn't put up with any crap and ensures that the people participating in the sport respect it and represent it well. In a move that works to destroy everything he has worked so hard to do, CBS is airing a card being headlined by a street fighter named Kimbo Slice. This thug has no MMA skills and is simply a brawler who's claim to fame is fighting for $20 dollar bills in a high school gym (and losing.) ESPN has picked this guy's story up and tried to glamorize it, but the fact remains that he is not a legitimate Mixed Martial Artist, just a puncher. I believe Dana said it best, when he offered to put B.J. Penn up against him and of course, BJ would destroy him. I really hope that the Elite XC show does well this weekend, so MMA and mainly UFC can make it into our prime time television viewing, but I hope it's for the fighters on the card, who respect the sport and do it well, not for some gang banger who belongs in jail.
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Since: Feb 19, 2008
Posted on: June 2, 2008 8:15 am
 

Kimbo Slice is a Piece of Trash

That's an interesting point; however, Mr. Ferguson attended the University of Miami on an academic scholarship.  I'm sure he could have found a better way to support himself, then illegal street fighting.  Furthermore, that doesn't excuse the fact that he's being exploited and making a mockery out a sport that has fought so hard to gain respect and legitimacy.  True mixed martial artists are constantly fighting to prove themselves and to distance themselves from the corruption of the boxing industry and what Elite XC has done to the sport undermines everything they have worked so hard for.



Since: May 31, 2008
Posted on: May 31, 2008 8:48 pm
 

Kimbo Slice is a Piece of Trash

Nigga gotta eat.  Kimbo equals ratings. 


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