Well, it seems that has been answered in his interview with the Nassau Guardian…
“Boxing is really my first desire. I have a lot of love for it and believe I can do pretty well. [The sport of] MMA is somewhat of a project for me. Boxing is one dimensional while there are a lot of dimensions in MMA. I don’t think it would be a hard transition from MMA to stand-up boxing because of my fighting style.”
“Not taking anything away from boxing preparation, MMA training is extremely hard. When you consider martial arts training, you have to prepare for kicks to the head and legs, and opponents wanting to grapple and throwing you to the ground, pounding you with their knees and hands, whereas in boxing you just have to be prepared to weave and bob although the training can be just as intense. At this point in my career, I want to take that same drive and focus that I invested in MMA and put that into training for pro-boxing cards.”
“The last two fights that I have left in MMA don’t have set dates”
Strikeforce’s Scott Coker has recently mentioned that they are actively working to implement Kimbo into their organization, now that the Elite XC contracts were purchased earlier this year along with other assets.
What’s your take on Slice? Is he worthy of MMA or is boxing his best bet?