This Friday night, June 19th, street-fighting superstar Kimbo Slice will finally throw down with MMA pioneer Ken Shamrock. The main card for Bellator 138 is stacked, with a featherweight title fight in Patricio Pitbull vs. Daniel Weichel, former champions Michael Chandler and Daniel Straus, and former WWE wrestler Bobby Lashley on the card. Making a never-before-seen rise to fame through YouTube videos of bare-knuckle fist fights, Kimbo tested the waters in MMA. Training under Bas Rutten, he submitted former WBO heavyweight boxing champion, Ray Mercer. Kimbo would go on to beat Bo Cantrell, Tank Abbott, and James Thompson.
With Kimbo’s MMA legitimacy rising in the eyes of the fans, he was matched up against another name that was known to the masses – Ken Shamrock. The battle was set to take place at