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Team Kimbo React To Bruce's Allegations of Fight Ducking

By Phil D. Jay

Kimbo Slice's co-promoter has issued a swift response to Robert Bruce's story of Kimbo 'pulling out' of a potential meeting on February 11th in Springfield by claiming that no contract was ever offered to the unbeaten Missouri fighter.

Tony Holden, Kimbo's co-promoter has issued a blunt assurance regarding the statements coming out of Bruce's camp, that no offer existed and that they are currently in the process of reviewing potential opponents for their boxer's fourth professional bout.

"Gary Shaw and I would like to respond to the story circulating on the internet regarding Kimbo Slice "pulling out" of a fight with Robert Bruce," stated Holden.

"Unfortunately when you have a fighter with Kimbo Slice's popularity there are people who will attempt to gain publicity by making outrageous statements.

"Kimbo did not pull out of a fight with Mr. Bruce because no fight with Robert Bruce was ever made. Until reading the story I have never even heard of the guy and neither had Kimbo. We certainly never agreed to a fight wih him.

"We are currently looking at several options for Kimbo's next fight and will make an announcement shortly," he added.

Phil D. Jay covers boxing for worldboxingnews.net

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tomm Parr on 01-07-2012

Slice is a hype job. he's top heavy with a puncher's chance, nothing more. he'll start blowing and get stopped in the first fight that's longer than 6 rounds. you're dreaming if you think he is anything more.

Comment by Tobi.G on 01-07-2012

It cant be denied that Kimbo is a real, trustworty and talented fighter but he needs time. A great opponent like Bruce is to much even for such an talent like Kimbo. Kimbo is young like a spring chicken and…

Comment by Ring Leader on 01-07-2012

[QUOTE=micky1971;11638547]i defy any man that says kimbo is scared of anyone or ducks anyone. kimbo has gone from the gutter and street fighting to mma now pro boxing. pretty good considering he learnt his trade on the street and progressed…

Comment by micky1971 on 01-07-2012

i defy any man that says kimbo is scared of anyone or ducks anyone. kimbo has gone from the gutter and street fighting to mma now pro boxing. pretty good considering he learnt his trade on the street and progressed…

Comment by boxingking500 on 01-06-2012

[QUOTE=Thickear;11637462]Will it be Wlad or Vitali who tries to cash in on Kimbo's popularity by calling him out?[/QUOTE] seriously, man..... i think manny fuc*ing pacquiao is a more credible opponet to the klitschkos then kimbo slice

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