Popular MMA Fighter Dies After Heart Attack

Mixed martial arts fighter Kimbo Slice, who rose to internet fame in the early 2000s with videos of his unsanctioned street fights, has died at the age of 42.fightSlice, whose real name was Kevin Ferguson, was taken to a hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Monday, Coral Springs Police Sergeant Carla Kmiotek said.

She said officers did not receive an emergency call from his home, but said: “There is no foul play suspected and there is no investigation.”

The fighter’s death was confirmed by his longtime manager Mike Imber. He said: “We lost our brother today.  The cause of his death is still unclear.