What a letdown that was. I guess I can’t be too surprised, the hype machine rarely meets expectations. I was led to believe that Kimbo Slice would be the next Mike Tyson and James “The Colossus” Thompson had the look of a tomato can if I ever did see one. I thought Slice would come out of the gate trying to end the fight (which would have been perfect since the event ran over time). Kimbo Slice looked like a patient fighter, but once he got taken to the ground, the relative novice was apparent. I would bet if Thompson were better himself on the ground, this fight would have been over in the first round. Continue reading
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Both these men are exhausted, but they fight like dogs. This fight attests to his endurance. The fight is about 10 minutes long, and Slice ends up losing the fight. Apparently Sean Gannon is the only person to beat Kimbo Slice. The fight itself is really brutal. These men fight until one can’t lift his arms anymore. There’s no rounds to save these guys’ energy. I couldn’t imagine the strength it takes to fight for 9-10 minutes straight. Take a look and see just how comparable to MMA it is. It looks like this is tougher…
If you haven’t heard of Kimbo Slice, you might after Saturday. Check out this narrated fight. Sorry it’s so short. I hear most of his fights are short. This backyard brawler has climbed from homelessness to the main stage on CBS (Saturday, 9 pm EST). To say he is ferocious seems like an understatement. But, before we celebrate this so-called lion, just remember Mike Tyson (see other blog post). He was deemed just as ferocious and merciless. All it took was the true skill of a real boxer to put him down. Fear only goes so far, I hope Kimbo’s skills are enough.