MMAJunkie.com is reporting that Kimbo Slice will grace the cover of the May 2008 issue of ESPN the magazine. The street fighter turned MMA fighter gained fame for his internet fight videos where he would knockout the majority of his opponents in bare knuckle boxing bouts. Currently, Slice trains with legendary MMA fighter and trainer Bas Rutten. He has vowed to never fight outside of a ring again.
Slice owns a 2-0 MMA record with both fighters coming to finish in the first round. First was a submission victory of boxer Ray Mercer followed by the more recent knock out of David “Tank” Abbott. Slice is scheduled to face James “Colossus” Thompson on May 31st at EliteXC’s Saturday Night Fights event which will be broadcast live on CBS.
More information and a video of the photo shoot can be found in the link below.