Open letter from KIMO

The following is an open letter from Kimo Leopoldo that PRO MMA (promma.info) received Monday morning July 27, 2009. We are reprinting it unedited and in its entirety.

I’d like to thank all the members of the media, my fans, friends, and especially my family members with regards to their concern and support about me.

I went to sleep late Monday (July 20) and woke-up to my promoter, Ron Kort, shaking me sometime between 12-1 PM/PT on Tuesday, telling me that the media is going crazy over my death, and that he and others had been looking everywhere for me.

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From prison to Showtime, Lyle Beerbohm has come a long way

Just two short years ago 30-year-old Lyle Beerbohm (9-0) was sitting in a Walla Walla State Prison cell.  On June 19, 2009, Beerbohm, now a successful professional mixed martial artist will be fighting in front of millions of people on Showtime as he takes on Duane “Bang” Ludwig (18-8) at the Strikeforce Challengers event in Kent, Washington.

Beerbohm is proof people can change. The story goes that while serving an 18-month prison sentence, he saw an episode of The Ultimate Fighter on Spike TV, “When I was sitting in prison and watching The Ultimate Fighter show I was like ‘Are you serious? Those guys are on TV, making money?’ I knew I could take those guys so, right then and there, I made up my mind and haven’t looked back since.”

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Kimo Leopoldo arrested

PRO MMA (promma.info) has learned that Kimo Leopoldo, famous mostly for his loss to UFC Legend, Royce Gracie at UFC 3, was arrested on Monday, Feb. 16 for possesion of a controlled substance in Tustin, California.

The Tustin police stopped Kimo for apparently wearing an official Long Beach Police jumpsuit, complete with a badge that can only be aquired by actual LB Police officers. While detaining Kimo for wearing the attire, police searched his vehicle and found a small baggy containing what they believe to be Methamphetamine. Kimo is being held in police custody for the possesion charge and the officers are trying to figure out how he accuired the police jumpsuit.

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Randy Couture says, “Don’t do Crystal Meth!”

The UFC Heavyweight Champion of the World, Randy Couture has a new public service announcement, “You think you’re tough? No one is invincible. Crystal Meth will beat you down!”

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