It would’ve been easy for Kimbo Slice to make up excuses as to why he lost in only :14 seconds. Just ask Jared Shaw who was begging referee Troy Waugh to stop the fight because of an “illegal” blow to the back of the head. Instead, Slice took the high road and won over more fans even in his stunning loss.
“I don’t really feel too, too too bad about it. I don’t got too much to say but this is an opportunity like I said for everybody to be apart of something big.” Slice said at the post-fight press conference.
There was no pouting or complaining from Slice, instead there was praise for little known Seth Petruzelli. “Before tonight we didn’t know who this guy [Petruzelli] was, now everyone knows who he is. You know what I’m saying, so I have nothing but good sh*t to say.”
At least Slice was able to spin the loss the right way and prove that he does have superstar qualities. Fighters should be able to take the good with the bad and Slice passed with flying colors following the fight.
For the first time people got to see Slice’s fun side, “My family was here, the man knocked me out in front of my family. That’s fu*ked up man, you know what I’m saying?”
With all of the resources EliteXC has put into Slice, we’ll definitely see him again but the question is, against who?
That’s something that Slice didn’t concern himself with last night though, “I got the first black eye of my life. I’m gonna take my ass home to my babies, you guys have fun.” Slice said as he left the podium.