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Mixed martial arts fighter, YouTube star Kimbo Slice dead at 42

7 June 2016 Entertainment News

4E Sports Staff

Miami, FL, United States (NewsBahn) – Mixed martial arts fighter and YouTube star Kimbo Slice died Monday at the age of 42.

Slice was admitted to Northwest Medical Center in Margate, Fla. Monday according to Coral Springs police via MMA junkie.

The cause of death is not known of yet and South Floridians are said to be reeling from his death.

“The ATT Family and South Florida community lost a legend today. RIP Kimbo ,” the American Top Team gym, where Slice practiced, said in a tweet.

Others who knew Slice said there was more to him than just being a fighter.

"We are (…) saddened by the devastating and untimely loss of Kimbo Slice, a beloved member of the Bellator family," Scott Coker of Bellator , which represented the fighter, said. "Outside of the cage he was a friendly, gentle giant and a devoted family man."

Slice was engaged at the time of his death and leaves behind six children; three boys and three girls.