Sports Illustrated Nominates Kimbo Slice For Turkey Of The Year


In a matter of one year Kimbo Slice went from being one of the biggest names, although not the most talented, in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. In a mere 14 seconds, Slice went from the baddest man in MMA to the Sports Illustrated Turkey of the Year 2008:

“Big, mean, bearded street fighter, an Internet You Tube sensation, gets a crack at a title in a hugely hyped mixed martial arts bout after only three pro fights, faces a last-minute replacement and – of course – has his big, mean, bearded head handed to him 14 seconds later. Snorrrrre.”

It wasn't in fact for a title but was still a big main event before Ken Shamrock had to drop out due to a cut sustained the day of the show and Seth Petruzelli came to the rescue of every true MMA fan and put the aura of Kimbo Slice to bed.


Want to advertise your site in this space? E-mail the website staff today!


UFC 209 Countdownvideo

FS1 Airing ‘Countdown’ to UFC 209 This Sunday (Feb. 26)

UFC 209 is getting the "Countdown" treatment. Fight fans will have to wait until March 4 to see two Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) titles on...
Gavin Tucker

Got Teeth? Gavin Tucker Feels UFC’s Featherweight Division is Growing

Gavin Tucker can feel the rise of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) featherweight division. Tucker was called up by the UFC to take on Sam...
Josh Thomson

Bellator 172 Medical Suspensions: Josh Thomson & Five Others Shelved 180 Days

Josh Thomson may be out quite a while. The Bellator 172 medical suspensions were released to Five fighters on the card, including Thomson, were...
Ian McCall

UFC Releases Statement to Clear up Ian McCall’s Use of an IV Prior to...

Ian McCall caused quite a stir when he revealed being hooked up to an IV before UFC 208. The use of an IV is against...

Reminder: UFC 209 Conference Call Tomorrow (Feb. 23) at 5 p.m. ET

A UFC 209 conference call is right around the corner. Tomorrow (Feb. 23) the official YouTube channel of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will have...