Promotion company Bellator confirmed Monday night that mixed martial arts fighter Kimbo Slice is dead. Slice was 42.

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As of now, there is no word on the cause of death. Slice was taken to Northwest Medical Center near his Coral Springs, Florida home.

We are all shocked and saddened by the devastating and untimely loss of Kimbo Slice, a beloved member of the Bellator family. One of the most popular MMA fighters ever, Kimbo was a charismatic, larger-than-life personality that transcended the sport.

Outside of the cage he was a friendly, gentle giant and a devoted family man. His loss leaves us all with extremely heavy hearts, and our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Ferguson family and all of Kimbo's friends, fans, and teammates.

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