Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson knocks out Tay Bledsoe at 1:52 of round 1.
Pre fight quotes:
Kimbo Slice: “The fight will only last as long as he can endure the pain.”
Tay Bledsoe: “It’s going to be a great night and I’m going to do my thing. I know (Kimbo) is a big guy and hits really hard. You’ll have to come out (tomorrow) and see what I have planned.”
Sensational 1stround KO win for Kimbo Slice
Results from Nebraska
Electrifying heavyweight Kimbo Slice, aka Kevin Ferguson, needed only 1:52 to register a phenomenal knockout of Tay Bledsoe in tonight’s main event on the “Rumble In The Heartland” card, presented by Gary Shaw Productions and Legacy Communications, at Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Nebraska.
Slice (2-0, 2 KOs), who is co-promoted by Gary Shaw and Tony Holden, continued to show improvement in the ring with world-class trainer John David Jackson in his corner. The former Internet combat fighting sensation came out fast and ended the night with a powerful, one-punch overhand right, stopping Bledsoe who remained motionless for several minutes. Slice’s first pro fight lasted only 17 seconds.
Kevin“Kimbo Slice” Ferguson (2-0, 2 KOs), Coral Springs, FL WKO1 (1:52) Tay Bledsoe (2-4, 2 KOs), Omaha, NE