TMZ has confirmed, Kimo Leopardo (10-7-1) has died of an apparent heart attack at the age for 41. In recent years, Leopardo was engulfed in drug use allegations including steroids and legal troubles with included arrests for drugs, assault and domestic violence.
Earlier this year Leopoldo applied to become a official officer of the California State Athletic Commission, but was arrested a month later on possession of Meth.
Leopoldo started his MMA career back in 1994, when took on Royce Gracie at UFC 3. He hasn’t fought since 2006.
This story may or may not be true. Kevin Iole twitters…
Kimo Leopoldo is NOT DEAD, I’ve been told by his attorney. More details to folo….He suggested I call his mgr, whose voice mail is full.
Also, from Kimo’s publicist, apparently he was sleeping and woke up to learn of reports of his death.
TMZ has pulled the post…KIMO is Alive.
Kimo Leopoldo appeared at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, proving he is still alive.