How close was Kimbo Slice to signing with Bellator? Sam Caplan has the answer

During the debut episode of “The MMA Insiders Podcast” last week, Sam Caplan and Jason Floyd were discussing how the Bellator 123 card was built.LOGO 6

When the card was being put together, Caplan was the Vice President of Talent Relations for Bellator MMA and was figuring out the type of card to put on Spike TV since the UFC announced their intentions to host a fight card on the same night.

Check out the audio below of Caplan talking about the thought process of potentially bringing Kimbo Slice to Bellator and the negotations that then Bellator MMA Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney had with the representatives of Slice.

Programming reminder: The next episode of “The MMA Insiders Podcast” with Sam Caplan and Jason Floyd will be released tomorrow at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT on