Kimbo Slice Boxing Debut Opponent Announced
Fri, 15 Jul 2011
An opponent has been chosen for Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson's professional boxing debut on August 13 at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma, and he is Springfield, Missouri's James Wade (0-1).
The two will meet in the four-round heavyweight main event of a Gary Shaw Productions and Tony Holden Promotions night of boxing.
Wade lost his debut in January of this year, but will be looking to make history in his second fight.
"Just like in MMA, Kimbo Slice is walking around with bull's-eye on his back. His opponents know they can make themselves known to the world if they can take him out," said Jared Shaw, Team Kimbo Promotional Advisor. "To Kimbo it's a pro boxing debut. To James Wade, this is a world championship fight."
According to Shaw, Slice's goal in his first fight will be to prove with his performance that he always belonged in a boxing ring.
Tickets for the professional boxing debut of Kimbo Slice are priced at $38, $48 and $68 and are available through www.buffalorun.com.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by .
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|DODGERS GIVE MANNY PACQUIAO THE START FOR LABOR DAY GAME|
By , Sat, 30 Aug 2014PHOTOS: PACQUIAO, ALGIERI FACE MEDIA AT SF GIANTS HOME
By , Sat, 30 Aug 2014GILAS PILIPINAS READY TO GO ALL OUT TO MAKE HISTORY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 30 Aug 2014FORMER WORLD CHAMPION ANDRE BERTO TO FACE PHILLY'S STEVE UPSHER IN OPENER OF SHOWTIME® TRIPLEHEADER FROM CINCINNATI
By , Sat, 30 Aug 2014AUGUST LEAVES WITH A BANG, AS CANCUN TRIPLEHEADER GETS SET TO EXCITE MEXICAN FANS
By , Sat, 30 Aug 2014Szili ready to capture UBF world title
By , Sat, 30 Aug 2014NBA - Heat sign Shannon Brown
By Johann Coyoca, Fri, 29 Aug 2014PACQUIAO, ALGIERI GUEST AT YAHOO SPORTS TALK LIVE
By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014PHOTOS: PACQUIAO VISITS SF CHRONICLE HQ
By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014How Can Marcos Maidana Defeat Floyd Mayweather? ALL ACCESS Finds The Answer
By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014MARCOS MAIDANA MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT
By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014Golovkin-Rubio/Donaire-Walters Ticket on Sale
By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014GOLDEN BOY LIVE! RETURNS TO FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO ON OCTOBER 9 HEADLINED BY "RONNY RIOS VS. ROBINSON CASTELLANOS"
By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014'RED DAWN' Artur Beterbiev vs. Tavoris Cloud NABA Light Heavyweight Championship
By , Fri, 29 Aug 2014CONFUSION SURROUNDS FARENAS-MAGDALENO TITLE ELIMINATOR
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 28 Aug 2014WEIGHTS FROM DUBAI: JULATON - 125.9 LBS., OSMAN - 124 LBS.
By , Thu, 28 Aug 2014STEVENSON vs PASCAL: THE NORTH AMERICAN PRESS HAS SPOKEN
By , Thu, 28 Aug 2014BATANG GILAS IN HEROIC FINISH TO EARN 5TH PLACE IN FIBA ASIA UNDER 18 CHAMPIONSHIPS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 28 Aug 2014BUCKS SIGN SECOND ROUND PICK DAMIEN INGLIS
By , Thu, 28 Aug 2014DONAIRE’S DAD BELIEVES THE NONITO-WALTERS CLASH WILL BE A GREAT FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 28 Aug 2014Megrino to Battle Cuadras for WBC Super Flyweight Belt in México
By Carlos Costa, Thu, 28 Aug 2014THE REY PEREZ DEBACLE NEEDS TO BE INVESTIGATED BY THE GAB
By Rich Mazon , Thu, 28 Aug 2014Donaire vs. Walters in play for October 18th as per reports
By Rich Mazon , Thu, 28 Aug 2014Algieri Arrives in San Francisco
By , Thu, 28 Aug 2014