Thursday, June 30, 2011

Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson will make his pro-boxing debut on Aug. 13, officials announced.

He’ll headline a four-round main event at Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Okla.

Neither an opponent nor broadcast details have not been announced for the show, which Gary Shaw Productions and Tony Holden Promotions is producing.

“Even in his losses, ‘Kimbo’ brought a level of excitement that few fighters can generate,” Shaw stated. “He is a genuine personality with unbelievable strength and character, and we’re excited about his prospects in boxing.

“The minute he steps in the ring, he’ll be one of the most recognizable and talked-about fighters in the sport, and his fans around the world will once again feel the excitement.”

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