If you look past the color of his skin, bald head, beard, gold teeth, inked-up muscles – on top of muscles – and past the look of fearlessness that evokes fear in those who catch his gaze, you will find that Kimbo Slice lives a life of stark contrasts. In this week’s ESPN The Magazine cover story “Not Quite What You Were Thinking”, Dan Le Batard takes a close look at the YouTube legend and reveals that beyond his scary exterior Kimbo Slice is a thoughtful friend, loving dad and a budding entrepreneur.

This issue is on newsstands today, Wednesday, May 21.

ESPN The Magazine cover story “Not Quite What You Were Thinking” featuring Kimbo

Love him or hate him, Kimbo is a star in the making, and it’s not hard to see why.