Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson has signed with promoter Gary Shaw in order to start a boxing career. Rumors have circulated for weeks about Ferguson in boxing, and now ESPN.com has confirmed the signing.
Former street-fighter-turned-MMA-fighter-turned-professional boxer, Kimbo Slice (5-0) , under the guidance of legendary promoter Gary Shaw, returned to the ring Saturday night for his fifth pro boxing match. The 38-year-old Slice (a.k.a. Kevin Ferguson) took on Arkansas heavyweight Jesse Porter (3-4) at Lucky Star Casino in Concho, Okla.