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Kimbo Slice delays move to boxing

Updated: November 17, 2010, 10:22 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Kimbo Slice's ballyhooed jump from mixed martial arts to professional boxing will be delayed until at least early next year, promoter Gary Shaw told ESPN.com on Wednesday night.

"Right now he's vacationing in Florida. He went home for Thanksgiving. His pro debut will be put off until at least the beginning of next year," Shaw said. "He needs more work and more sparring."

Slice, 36, whose real name is Kevin Ferguson, was a backyard fighting sensation whose videos lit up the internet ...

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