MMA Quick Quote: Kimbo Slice is a turkey

"Big, mean, bearded street fighter, an Internet You Tube sensation, gets a crack at a title in a hugely hyped mixed martial arts bout after only three pro fights, faces a last-minute replacement and -- of course -- has his big, mean, bearded head handed to him 14 seconds later. Snorrrrre."

-- SI.com, which incorrectly states that Elite XCs Kimbo Slice was fighting for a title, nominates the Miami street brawler for a "2008 Turkey of the Year." Slice was pimped front and center by the now defunct organization because of his YouTube.com exploits. And when he went down against Seth Petruzelli in just 14 seconds back in October he ultimately took down the whole promotion -- the "StandGate" controversy surrounding the main event was essentially its death knell. Ocho Cinco, Al Davis, Mark Cuban, Roger Clemens and Jeremy Shockey are some of the other athletes who made the 23-member list.

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