Bellator’s Scott Coker Releases Statement On The Passing Of Kimbo Slice

According to TMZ Sports, multiple sources are reporting that Kimbo Slice was hospitalized today near his home in Coral Springs, FL.

Nothing has been reported as to Kimbo is suffering from, but police are at his home gathering info from his family.

Kimbo is set to face James Thompson in a rematch at Bellator 158. No clue as to how this will affect the fight.

h/t TMZ

UPDATE: According to American Top Team, Kimbo’s gym, Kimbo Slice has passed away. Reports earlier said his hospitalization was due to heart failure, he was 42 years-old.

Many may speculate that steroids had a role in this. Slice tested positive for the steroid nandrolone before his bout at Bellator 149.

UPDATE: Bellator MMA President, Scott Coker, has confirmed the passing of Kimbo as well.

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