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Dana White offers Kimbo Slice a spot on UFCs The Ultimate Fighter

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"What has the guy done to deserve to be in the UFC? Nothing. I don't consider him a real athlete or anything. He won't win The Ultimate Fighter (TUF). The offer is out there if he wants to take it and he won't win it. I might [put a heavyweight show together just for him]."

UFC President Dana White answers a question at the UFC 90: "Silva vs. Cote" post-fight press conference about the chances of Kimbo Slice fighting inside the Octagon someday soon. Slice -- a Miami street brawler turned mixed martial artist -- is now out of a job because of the collapse of Elite XC. And while he may still be raw in terms of all around skills, Slice has huge drawing power -- people flock to their televisions or computers to watch him do his thing. Therefore, it's safe to say that if Slice does take up White on his offer that Spike TV ratings would likely go through the roof. But locking Kimbo in a house with several up-and-comers in their twenties for six weeks doesn't ever seem like it would happen. Who knows, but the offer is apparently Slice's for the taking to perhaps prove White wrong and earn a UFC contract.

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