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Kimbo Slice to leave MMA for boxing


Who didn't see this coming?

After being cut from the UFC earlier this year, and with his one-time indestructible YouTube phenomenon image tarnished, Kimbo Slice is leaving the cage behind for the ring.

Slice via ESPN New York:

"I feel like a baby all over again. I'm thinking about this at night. I'm gonna be a problem in the heavyweight division. I'm going to be coming in with a bad demeanor. I want to see what it's like to break some ribs, break a jaw with one punch. This is a career move. I love fighting. I like to knock people the [expletive] out. I love engaging. Maybe some people think I'm crazy."

While this move is likely due to the larger paydays he'll receive as a pugilist, Kimbo is probably a bit more fond of his career prospects inside of the ring than he was inside of the Octagon just a few short months ago.

So, what kind of chances do you give the Bahamian brawler to succeed in boxing? Surely better than his chances in mixed martial arts...

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