Bellator’s Scott Coker Releases Statement Following Death of Kimbo Slice
By FCF Staff
Following the shocking news that Kimbo Slice has passed away at the age of 42, Bellator President Scott Coker has released a statement regarding the fighter’s death.
Slice fought for Bellator on two occasions, and both times, the bouts drew huge television ratings for Bellator and Spike TV. Coker’s comments are below:
We are all shocked and saddened by the devastating and untimely loss of Kimbo Slice, a beloved member of the Bellator family. One of the most popular MMA fighters ever, Kimbo was a charismatic, larger-than-life personality that transcended the sport.
Outside of the cage he was a friendly, gentle giant and a devoted family man. His loss leaves us all with extremely heavy hearts, and our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Ferguson family and all of Kimbo’s friends, fans, and teammates.