Kimbo Slice to Guest as HDNet Airs K-1 World Grand Prix Live

The K-1 World Grand Prix 2008 Final taking place at the Yokohama Arena in Tokyo Japan will be broadcast live on HDNet to fans in North America.

Joining the broadcast team of Michael “The Voice” Schiavello, four-time K-1 World Grand Prix Champion Ernesto Hoost, and FEG USA’s Mike Kogan, will be Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson. Kimbo was invited by FEG and HDNet to be a guest commentator for K-1’s US debut.

The K-1 World Grand Prix 2008 Final, an 8-man kickboxing tournament for the K-1 Grand Prix crown, features the world’s best heavyweight strikers including Moroccan/Dutch Bad Boy Badr Hari; legendary triple K-1 World Champion Peter Aerts; French monster Jerome LeBanner; Russian wonder Ruslan Karaev; and two-time former champion Remy Bonjasky.

The broadcast also includes super fights featuring New Zealand’s “Sugar” Ray Sefo vs. seven-foot-plus giant Hong Mann Choi; and Australia’s Paul Slowinski vs. Dutch demon Melvin Maenhoff.

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HDNet’s World Grand Prix coverage kicks off Dec. 6 at 12:00 a.m. PT with an encore presentation later that evening at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m.