Who Was Kimbo Slice?

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by JERMAINE DUNKLEY

Like myself  a lot of you didn’t know who Kimbo Slice was, well saying the pictures I instantly recalled seeing the bearded athlete in the ring. The very intimidating street fighter who parlayed his very own internet popularity my a margin to his own advantage. His popular surpass his street boy creds into a mixed martial arts career and worldwide fame, on June 6, 2016 he was pronounced dead. He was 42.

Slice, whose real name was Kevin Ferguson, was rushed to a hospital in Margate, Florida, not too far from his home Monday, Coral Springs Police Sgt. Carla Kmiotek said in an interview.

Slice’s longtime manager Mike Imber, confirmed his death on Monday.

“We lost our brother today,” Imber said in a text message to The Associated Press.

The cause of death unclear. Kmiotek said there is no active police investigation, and no foul play is suspected.

Born in the Bahamas and brought up in the Miami area, Kimbo was a strip club bouncer and bodyguard who began competing in unsanctioned street fights in 2003. Videos of his violent knockout victories in those bouts became wildly popular online, both for Slice’s raw punching power and his distinctive, intimidating appearance

I didn’t know Kimbo Slice,  Did you? And did he ever influenced you in any way?

Muhammed Ali – The Legend

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by JERMAINE DUNKLEY

Conceived Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1942, Muhammad Ali turned into an Olympic gold medalist in 1960 and the world heavyweight enclosing champion 1964. Taking after his suspension for denying military administration, Ali recovered the heavyweight title two more times amid the 1970s, winning well known sessions against Joe Frazier and George Foreman along the way. Determined to have Parkinson’s illness in 1984, Ali committed quite a bit of his opportunity to charity, acquiring the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005. He passed on June 3, 2016, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Boxer, donor and social extremist Muhammad Ali was conceived Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky. Ali appeared at an early age that he wasn’t anxious about any session inside or outside of the ring. Experiencing childhood in the isolated South, he encountered racial partiality and separation firsthand.

At 12 years old, Ali found his ability for boxing through an odd spot of destiny. His bicycle was stolen, and Ali told a cop, Joe Martin, that he needed to pound the cheat. “Indeed, you better figure out how to battle before you begin testing individuals,” Martin apparently let him know at the time. Notwithstanding being a cop, Martin likewise prepared youthful boxers at a nearby rec center.

Ali began working with Martin to figure out how to fight, and soon started his boxing profession. In his first novice session in 1954, he won the battle by split choice. Ali went ahead to win the 1956 Golden Gloves competition for amateurs in the light heavyweight class. After three years, he won the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions, and also the Amateur Athletic Union’s national title for the light heavyweight division.

Seemingly boxing’s most commended competitor, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali was additionally known for his open position against the Vietnam War and his long-term fight with Parkinson’s infection.