Well, it was not the stinker most expected. It was too short to fit that bill, though for about a round and a half it looked to be shaping up that way. Instead, a little excitement and controversy got in the way of a boring PPV. That is no to say anyone got value for dollars spent.
Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson KO1 Tay Bledsoe
In his second pro boxing match, former MMA star Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson (2-0, 2 KOs) made quick work of Tay Bledsoe (2-4, 2 KOs) in a heavyweight match on Saturday night at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Nebraska. A big overhand right to the chin laid out Bledsoe for several minutes at 1:52 of round one. Slice's first fight lasted 17 seconds.
FightSaga gets inside with the H.I.T. Factory's Kevin Henry - a former trainer to Mike Tyson who is currently working with Hasim Rahman.
Bernard Hopkins' accomplishments at age 46 fill headlines and articles as his showdown against Chad Dawson looms.
In the modern era of sports entertainment, the positive or negative character of a sports icon usually isn't a large factor when determining whether or not he will become the "face" of the sport...especially within the hurt business of boxing.