Bellator 149 “Shamrock vs. Gracie 3” happened on Feb. 19, 2016 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The top fights that evening were an Openweight battle between Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie and a heavyweight war between Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000.
The latter fight also seemed to be a war with social media, but the audience numbers were pleasing to Spike TV.
What’s not so pleasing is the ongoing medical issues for Dhafir Harris. “Dada 5000” was taken to a local hospital after the fight and reportedly had to be resuscitated in the ambulance on the way there.
A statement released by Bellator MMA and Dada’s family did not mention the apparent heart attack, but did state that his 40-pound weight cut to meet the heavyweight limit caused “high levels of potassium in his blood” and “renal failure.”
Things have been eerily quiet since then with the MMA world awaiting the results of further testing. A week after his collapse in the cage, Harris remains hospitalized and our only updates are via his social media outlets.
That includes the concerning statement found below.
“We had hoped to bring Dada’s fans and supporters news that he would be released today after completing a full week in the hospital. However, his doctors have required that he stay through the weekend and into early next week for continued monitoring and observation. If his progress continues as it has he should be released early next week. We appreciate the outpour of support from fans all around the country wishing Dada a speedy recovery, your kind words and prayers are heard. We would also like to thank the good people at Bellator, the EMT’s, doctors and nurses at the hospital, his friends and everyone who ….View full article
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