MMA News: Everything You Need To Purchases Kimbo Slice vs Ken Shamrock

by Al M. on 11th September 2008

Fans seeking to participate in the South Florida homecoming of popular mixed martial arts star Kimbo Slice of Perrine have the opportunity to reserve their seats now. Slice will face MMA legend and former WWE/TNA pro wrestler Ken Shamrock, and the event will be broadcast live on CBS.

Tickets for the event on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise start at $30. They are available at Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 954-523-3309 in Broward County, 305-358-5885 in Dade County and 561-966-3309 in Palm Beach County, online at and at the BankAtlantic Center box offices 954-835-7825.

The first live fight on Oct. 4 begins at 6 p.m.

The fight card, headlined by the unbeaten, exciting Kimbo and talented, undefeated women’s superstar Gina Carano is presented by Los Angeles-based ProElite, Inc.’s live fight division, EliteXC.

A major MMA attraction, Kimbo (3-0) possesses ferocious striking skills and is coming off a thrilling third-round TKO over England’s James Colossus Thompson on May 31.

”I’ll fight anybody, anywhere, but it’s always nice to fight at home,” said Kimbo, who required 62 seconds to dispatch of his initial two opponents.

Kimbo, also known as Kevin Ferguson, made a name for himself on the Internet where videos of the bald, bearded, menacing-looking, former underground bare-knuckle street fighter have been downloaded literally millions of times on YouTube.

Carano, also known as Crush on American Gladiators, is the most recognizable female MMA fighter in the world. A Muay Thai specialist, she registered a second-round TKO over Kaitlin Young in her last start on May 31.

Carano battles Kelly Kobald.

Also, Jake Shields vs. Paul Daley for the EliteXC Welterweight title. Murilo Ninja Rua vs. Benji Radach and more. Visit

The third installment of CBS ELITEXC Saturday Night Fights will be broadcast live 9-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 on CBS.

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