Report: Kimbo Slice Was Awaiting A Heart Transplant Before His Unexpected Death
Legendary street & MMA fighter Kimbo Slice was extremely ill before he tragically died of heart failure at the age of 42 on Monday.
“Slice, as Coral Springs-based fighter Kevin Ferguson was widely known, was admitted to Northwest Medical Center in Margate on Friday, complaining of severe abdominal pain, shortness of breath and nausea, according to information the hospital reported to the Broward County medical examiner.
Slice was found to have a liver mass and congestive heart failure, and was placed on a ventilator in intensive care, according to the report.
As Slice’s condition declined, doctors advised his family he would need a heart transplant, the report states.”
Kimbo was scheduled to be moved to Cleveland for extensive treatment before his passing.