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Real street fighter -Kimbo

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by the_fornicator, Oct 11, 2005.

  1. the_fornicator

    the_fornicator TRIBE Member

  2. silver1

    silver1 TRIBE Member

    In his next fight Kimbo got owned by Boston cop Sean Gannon who has some fighting experience (Boxing and Jiu Jitsu).

    And subsequently Gannon got owned this past weekend by a real fighter.
     
  3. the_fornicator

    the_fornicator TRIBE Member

    links! need links!

    or just download the vid somewhere?
     
  4. Subsonic Chronic

    Subsonic Chronic TRIBE Member

    Proving that even street fighting "legends" still don't know shit when they get in the ring with a professional MMA fighter. :D
     
  5. LivingRoomPornstar

    LivingRoomPornstar TRIBE Member

    haha Gannon....he was probably holding onto a piece of the Tri-Force!
     
  6. HouseHeadSacha

    HouseHeadSacha TRIBE Member

    videos of this anywhere?
     
  7. Pyeddo

    Pyeddo TRIBE Member

    Bought both Pride and UFC friday... poker/knockout night. If anyone wants copies let me know.
     
  8. Kazoo

    Kazoo TRIBE Member

    That dude's eye is so mashed up and he didn't seem too bothered by it. Pretty insane!
     
  9. Kazoo

    Kazoo TRIBE Member

  10. litespeed

    litespeed Well-Known TRIBEr

  11. HouseHeadSacha

    HouseHeadSacha TRIBE Member

  12. Eclectic

    Eclectic TRIBE Member

    No...if he was he'd be invincible.

    C'mon....he can't hold the the Tri-Force...that's what Link is trying to stop him from doing every time!

    :D
     
  13. randyval

    randyval TRIBE Member

    the only other fight i saw him in he was owned.
    hes not that great of a fighter, there are many who are way better than kimbo.
    take a look at a real fighter
    400/0/0 according to most, but there is a rumor that he lost a fight in 93, but so far i cant find a source to prove it.
     
  14. wayne kenoff

    wayne kenoff TRIBE Member

  15. SmoothOperator

    SmoothOperator TRIBE Member

    If that's the clip I think it is (can't view it, at work), that took place in St. Thomas Ontario. Shanes World had a shoot in London at some Western University frathouse. There was quite an uproar about the whole thing.
     
  16. Subsonic Chronic

    Subsonic Chronic TRIBE Member

    Working links of Kimbo vs. Gannon here:

    http://www.tremek.com/forum/printthread.php?t=4920

    look for the file name kimbowned.wmv

    This is not usually my thing, but I've been really curious to see this particular fight just because of all the hype around it. ;)
     
  17. HouseHeadSacha

    HouseHeadSacha TRIBE Member


    yup
     
  18. Dr. Grinch

    Dr. Grinch TRIBE Member

    I was wondering how long before someone mentioned Mr. Gracie.

    I do hope Pride will host the fight between him and Mr. Silva.
     
  19. randyval

    randyval TRIBE Member

    ya he went unnoticed for years (in north amarica) as royce took the limelight, hickson however is a far more competent fighter than any of his brothers.

    i would love to see Hickson vs Silva.
     
  20. Dr. Grinch

    Dr. Grinch TRIBE Member

    "R"ickson ;)

    (pronounced like hickson though!)
     
  21. HouseHeadSacha

    HouseHeadSacha TRIBE Member

  22. Kazoo

    Kazoo TRIBE Member

    That was brutal! Does anybody know what Kimbo is doing now? I wonder if he had proper training if he could be half decent.
     
  23. the_fornicator

    the_fornicator TRIBE Member

    Man, Kimbo must look way worse.

    what were people complaining about when gannon had him in a guillitene? (sp)

    I don't have sound.
     
  24. HouseHeadSacha

    HouseHeadSacha TRIBE Member

    More from the Kimbo interview:

    "If you know any non-pro who is willing to wager 5-10 gs to go up against Kimbo in a boxing rules street fight, email his manager at kimboslice@hotmail.com


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    7/23/2004

    Interview with Kimbo Slice: Miami Street Fighting Legend

    By A.I.


    1. Kimbo are you a boxing fan? If so, who are your favorite fighters now and of all-time?

    Yes, I’m a boxing fan. I watch it from time to time. My all-time favorites are Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson.

    2. You are a big guy, exactly how tall are you and how much do you weigh?

    I’m roughly 6’3, 240 pounds.

    3. Have you ever lost a fight underground? What is your record if you know?

    I’ve lost my share in the pen. I don’t keep track but I’ve won much more than I’ve lost. Since I was released almost one year ago, I’ve gone 9-1. My only loss was to a punk that brought mace to the dance. I was kicking his ass and he used the mace as I went in for the kill. I accept the loss. I’m a man. Before the fight we said no weapons but we didn’t say no mace. He regretted doing that. I knocked him out within ten seconds in our rematch and pounded on him five more times for insurance. He lost all his front teeth but we’re good friends now. It’s about respect.


    4. What tools do you posess and what tools are you working on that you think will make you a professional threat?

    I’ve got a powerful left hook and a lot of intensity. The intensity comes from the anger within. The establishment took ten years of my life and now I’m gonna take it back.

    5. Are you in training right now to polish your boxing skills and if so how is that going?

    I recently started training at a local gym here in Miami. I’m working on my conditioning and defense. I feel I done created a great offense from my days in the pen. That was Education 101.

    6. Can you make noise in the heavyweight division? How long will it take?

    That’s what my trainers think. They say the division is open and I might as well take a crack at it. We’ll see what happens. I’ll probably only need about ten pro fights before I’m ready to knock all them fools out.

    7. Can you tell us about your time spent incarcerated and if that would pose a problem getting you licensed in any state professionally?

    I was incarcerated for some bulls*** I didn’t do. Let’s leave it at that. I hope my past don’t come back to haunt me. This nigga gotta keep eatin.

    8. Alot of people who will watch the tape of one of your fights will say you are an ultimate fighter not a boxer and that your a freak show not worth our time, what would you like to say to them?

    I am a freak and that’s why people should pay to see me. I don’t box and do that pansy boy s***. I like to run this like Iron Mike.


    9. Are there any plans for you to fight professionaly against a specific opponent any time soon?

    We’re working on getting me licensed here in Miami. I might turn pro within a few months.

    10. Do you want to be a champion or a freak puncher just to make some money? How commited are you to becoming a complete boxer?

    I’m 32 years old dawg. I gots to make the dough to support myself and my disabled moms. God bless her soul. I live to bleed for that woman. I want to go as far as my power will take me.


    11. How long will it take you after turning pro to become a good slugger-boxer and become a championship level fighter?

    I have a lot of respect for the game. I know many of these fighters have been putting in their work for years. But they ain’t never been in the pen as long as I have. I have skills you can’t learn on the outside. I feel I’ll be ready for anyone within ten fights.

    12. What would you like to say to our readers and hopefully your future fans?

    I’d like to thank everyone who has sent me emails. If you liked what you saw in that short clip, come out and support me when I turn pro. I’m ready to run this. I’m out.

    Id like to thank Marcos Rivera for setting up this interview"
     
  25. HouseHeadSacha

    HouseHeadSacha TRIBE Member

    this is a post from gannon after the fight......
    (taken from http://www.sherdog.net/forums/showthread.php?t=216603)


    hi everybody, i'm just got back from the hospital, was reading the threads, am touched by the support i've gotten from so many people.

    would like to clarify a few points - i don't like being accused of being a cheater, especially by people who don't have a clue what the rules actually were. we originally wanted a no rules match, but kimbos people demanded special rules to protect their fighter. we wrote a (very) short list of rules and both parties signed off on it prior to the fight. they asked for no groundwork and this was agreed to. we never agreed to no submissions, and we can't be held responsible if his team was so ignorant of our sport that they didn't realize you could do submissions standing. same with knees. they asked for no kicks and we agreed. kicks were clearly defined as "striking with any part of the shin or foot". knee strikes were completely legal. i followed the rules to the letter, but kimbos team violated them repeatedly.

    the rules were signed by both parties prior to fight time. our team was completely aware of the rules, and all the chaos stemmed from a lack of real fight experience on his team. it was like when tyson had his buddies work his corner in the buster douglas fight, and they didn't even bring an endswell. kimbo is tremendous competitior and deserved better.

    i don't know if his medical insurance is as good as mine, and i wrote to iceberg about setting up a fund to help him if he needs it. if he isn't hurt, he still deserves some bread for being such a warrior and having a tremendous heart. anyone who was entertained by the fight should kick him a little something, he earned it.

    and again, thank you for your support.


    seems like a pretty nice dude.....
     

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