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Cause Of Death For 42-Year-Old Fighting Legend Kimbo Slice Revealed

The cause of death for fighting legend Kimbo Slice, who passed away late Monday evening, has been revealed. 

Slice, who died at the age of 42 at a South Florida hospital, was reportedly awaiting a heart transplant, according to the Sun-Sentinel.

The Coral Springs-based fighter, whose real name is Kevin Ferguson, had been diagnosed with heart failure and was awaiting a transplant before his tragic death, according to the report. 

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From the report:

Slice was found to have a liver mass and congestive heart failure, and was placed on a ventilator in intensive care, according to the report.

As Slice's condition declined, doctors advised his family he would need a heart transplant, the report states.

He died at 7:30 p.m. on Monday as doctors were preparing him for transfer to a facility in Cleveland, where he could be placed on an organ donor list.

The report also stated Slice had no history of illicit drug use, and trauma and foul play were not suspected in his death.

R.I.P, Kimbo.

[Sun-Sentinel]