Bahamas

Pro Record


5-2-0

Kimbo Slice

Kimbo Slice

Photo Source:  

Mma weekly
  • Given Name: Kevin Ferguson
  • MMA Record: 5-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname:
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 41 | Date of Birth: 1974.02.08
  • Last Fight: June 19, 2015 in BFC
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 232.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: N/A
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 77.0" (196cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $700,000 USD
  • Born: Nassau, Bahamas
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Miami, Florida
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Official Site

Tapology Worldwide Rankings For Kimbo Slice Rankings FAQ

Kimbo Slice Heavyweight Ranking History

Tapology Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Fighting for a major organization has made Kimbo Slice ineligible for regional rankings.

Kimbo Slice Wiki Update Wiki

A former Division I collegiate football player for the Miami Hurricanes who had fallen into work as a bouncer, Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson first made his name by competing in a series of underground street fights held in backyards and boat docks. The tapes of Ferguson dominating his opponents were uploaded across the internet and became a sensation. Ferguson received his “Slice” moniker after lacerating the face of one such YouTube opponent. He is now known as "Kimbo Slice," and is one of the most recognized, and infamous, fighting figures in history.


Seizing on his internet-fueled popularity, the now-defunct EliteXC promotion offered Ferguson a contract to compete in mixed martial arts. Ferguson debuted for the promotion in 2007 and ran his professional record to 3-0, with knockout wins over MMA pioneer Tank Abbott and veteran James Thompson, before suffering the first defeat of his career on live network television to journeyman and late fill-in Seth Petruzelli in October of 2008. The surprise knockout was a disaster for the teetering EliteXC and hastened its shuttering.


Following the deflating loss, in a move that shocked both fans and industry insiders alike, Ferguson was picked up by the UFC, where he was featured as the star attraction on the tenth season of the popular Spike TV reality show “The Ultimate Fighter.” Although he did not win the heavyweight tournament, Ferguson was given a contract with the promotion, and defeated veteran light heavyweight knockout artist Houston Alexander in his official UFC debut in December of 2009. Following a lackluster showing in which Ferguson was dominated by fellow Ultimate Fighter Matt Mitrione, Ferguson was released from the UFC.


While many MMA fans openly scoff at the idea of Ferguson competing in the top fight promotion in the world, the enigmatic fighter has continued to draw impressive TV ratings each time he fights, having been involved in several of the most-watched mixed martial arts events in the sport’s history. He has also drawn the praise of UFC President Dana White, who upon releasing Ferguson from the promotion nevertheless praised the fighter's heart and character.


Kimbo also competed for Cage Fury Fighting Championships against former WBO boxing heavyweight champ Ray Mercer. It was an unsanctioned exhibition match and Kimbo submitted Mercer in the first round with a guillotine choke.


Since being cut from the UFC Kimbo has decided to pursue a career in boxing. He made his debut in August of 2011 and finished his opponent in the first round. He has since gone on to a 6-0 record finishing all but one of his opponents. It remains to be seen if Kimbo can actually make an impact in the boxing world once he starts getting tougher opponents.


The Ultimate Fighter 10

Episode 3 Roy Nelson def. Kimbo Slice by TKO (Strikes) at 2:01 of Round 2

Last updated 03.06.2014, 12:29 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Kimbo Slice MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:22 Round 1 of 3

Ken Shamrock
4-2-0 28-15-2

Bellator 138: Unfinished Business
Main Event | Catchweight | 245 lbs

2015.06.19
Odds: -295 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 232.0 lbs (105.2 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
4:24 Round 2 of 3, 9:24 Total

Matt Mitrione
4-1-0 1-0-0

UFC 113: Machida vs Shogun 2
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2010.05.08
Odds: -110 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 225.0 lbs (102.1 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta | Walkout Music: DJ Khaled feat. T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg & Rick Ross - All I Do Is Win
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Houston Alexander
3-1-0 9-4-0

The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale
Main Card | Catchweight | 215 lbs

2009.12.05
Odds: +172 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $25,000 Base | Weigh-In: 212.0 lbs (96.2 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Loss | KO/TKO
Exhibition Bout
2:01 Round 2 of 2, 7:01 Total

Roy Nelson
3-1-0 13-4-0

The Ultimate Fighter Season 10: Heavyweights
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2009.06.10
Weigh-In: 230.0 lbs (104.3 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:14 Round 1 of 3

Seth Petruzelli
3-0-0 9-4-0

EliteXC: Heat
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2008.10.04
Odds: -455 (Heavy Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $500,000 Base | Weigh-In: 234.5 lbs (106.4 kgs) | Referee: Troy Waugh
#30 Biggest Upset of All Time
Cancelled Bout Ken Shamrock EliteXC 2008.10.04
Reason: Shamrock Cut Eyelid
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:38 Round 3 of 3, 10:38 Total

James Thompson
2-0-0 14-8-0

EliteXC: Primetime
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2008.05.31
Odds: -534 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 235.5 lbs (106.8 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:43 Round 1 of 3

David Abbott
1-0-0 9-13-0

EliteXC: Street Certified
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2008.02.16
Odds: -446 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $175,000 Base | Weigh-In: 234.0 lbs (106.1 kgs) | Referee: Troy Waugh
Cancelled Bout Mike Bourke EliteXC 2007.11.10
Reason: Bourke Injury
Win | Submission | Punches
0:19 Round 1 of 3

Bo Cantrell
0-0-0 10-10-0

EliteXC: Renegade
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2007.11.10
Odds: -500 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 238.0 lbs (108.0 kgs) | Referee: Steve Armstrong

Kimbo Slice News View All

Before he switched to mixed martial arts, Lorenzo Hood was just your average 290-pound de... (7 days ago)
LOS ANGELES -- Justin Wren stroked his prodigious beard, scratched the dry, red skin on h... (8 days ago)
Lorenzo Hood has Raphael Butler ahead of him at Bellator 141 on Friday, but his future pl... (9 days ago)
Lorenzo Hood has yet to make his Bellator debut, but already he’s shooting for the bigges... (18 days ago)
The announcement on Wednesday that Cain Velasquez would be getting a rematch with Fabrici... (19 days ago)
Bellator 145, the promotion's next "tent pole" event in November will feature two title f... (21 days ago)

Videos & Highlights

    Misc  |  Kimbo Slice ESPN The Magazine Cover Shoot report dead link

    Watch this cover shoot for ESPN The Magazine featuring Kimbo Slice.

  • MMA Junkie : Video replay: Ronda Rousey, Joanna Jedrzejczyk Q&A session in Las Vegas
  • MMA Junkie : UFC 191 weigh-in highlights with Johnson-Dodson, Arlovski-Mir, VanZant-Chambers
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 191 weigh-in photos
  • MMA Junkie : UFC 191 weigh-in photos: A 'Mouse,' a 'Magician,' a 'Rumble,' and Paige VanZant
  • MMA Junkie : McGregor widens scope, ready to introduce 'red panty night' to UFC lightweights
  • MMAFighting.com : Conor McGregor hijacks Go Big press conference, blasts Jose Aldo, Donald Cerrone, Chad Mendes
  • MMA Junkie : Who Ya Got?!? Fighters predict Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson 2 at UFC 191
  • MMA Weekly : UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2 Weigh-In Video Replay
  • MMA Junkie : Video replay: UFC 191 fighter weigh-ins in Las Vegas
  • MMA Weekly : UFC 191 Weigh-in Results: Flyweight Title Fight Officially Set
  • MMA Junkie : UFC 191 weigh-in results: Champ Demetrious Johnson, John Dodson on mark for rematch
  • MMAFighting.com : Jose Aldo says ‘clown’ Conor McGregor was scared to see him on TUF
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 'Go Big' Press Conference staredowns
  • Middle Easy : Watch: Donald Cerrone was this close to joining Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor face-off brawl but sat back down
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 'Go Big' press conference photos
  • MMA Weekly : Lightweight Champ Rafael dos Anjos Says a Conor McGregor Fight Would Be ‘Easy Money’ (Video)
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 192: Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson staredown
  • MMA Junkie : No, Fedor Emelianenko did not sign with the UFC today
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 193: Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm staredown
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 194: Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor staredown