By Orlando Alzugaray

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Former MMA fighter and UFC Middleweight Champion Frank Shamrock joined the Big O Show on 560 WQAM to discuss the unexpected passing of MMA Fighter and South Florida native Kevin Ferguson aka Kimbo Slice.

Shamrock gets emotional as he discusses memories with Kimbo, someone he looked up to.

On what kind of person Kimbo was: “There’s very few guys that are true and real and that step up. With all the courage and faith. They’re willing to die for it. And when those guys die like Muhammad Ali and Kimbo, they’re on the same level because they gave it their all. I just hope that athletes take a moment and realize how much power they truly have to affect people and to do what’s good, to do what’s right, to guide people in the right direction. And it’s okay to mess up. But being good is what’s right and that’s what Kimbo was. He was good. He was good people”

“It’s hard…he gave it [his] all, every time, every punch, every movement. He didn’t step back. He didn’t look for a way out. He was there 100%… that’s what I’ll remember. The techniques all merge but I remember the heart. I see the heart and the spirit in the man. And that’s what I remember and will remember about Kimbo”

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