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(MMAJunkie.com) Kenny Florian fought once at featherweight before getting a shot at champ Jose Aldo’s belt. But the retired fighter is not surprised that Anthony Pettis skipped that step.
“I understand very well that this is a business,” Florian told MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio). “It does come down to the fights that make the most amount of sense.” Read More
(MMAMania.com) Performance enhancing drugs (PED) and the fighters who use them have been hot topics in the mixed martial arts (MMA) world, of late. Alistair Overeem’s latest positive test and the drama that has ensued was the topic of discussion on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight.” Read More
Kenny Florian doesn’t fight against his career path these days. Like his occasional nickname “Ken Flo,” this UFC fighter prefers to move with the current, which has carried him gently into a second career in sports broadcasting.
(MMAJunkie.com) The third episode of the UFC’s new weekly news show, “UFC Tonight,” drew a series-record 61,000 viewers to the FOX-owned FUEL TV.
(MMA Weekly) Kenny Florian will opt against surgery for his injured back, and if it doesn’t heal on it’s own, then his time as a fighter may be finished.
The former ‘Ultimate Fighter’ season 1 competitor has had lingering back problems over the last couple of years, but it was after he got back into training following his loss to UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo last October that aggravated the injury to an extreme point. Read More
(UFC Tonight) UFC Tonight Analyst Kenny Florian on UFC RIO: “It’s huge for the UFC. The Brazilian fan is about as passionate as any fan out there right now. The Brazilian economy is doing very well. This is the birth place of mixed martial arts. It’s great to see [the UFC] go back to Rio. It’s going to be huge, no questions about it.” Read More
(USA Today) Fuel TV’s package of content for the Ultimate Fighting Championship will include a weekly news show.
UFC Tonight will start Jan. 3 as a 30-minute program running once a week, said George Greenberg, executive vice president and general manager of Fuel. Todd Harris will be the host, with lightweight fighter and Kenny Florian as the co-host. Read More
(Five Ounces of Pain) UFC fighter Kenny Florian has competed over four different weight classes, stretching his body to the limit on both ends of the spectrum in the process. Read More
(Boston Herald) The UFC’s network debut on Fox last Saturday drew mixed reviews.
The production value of the hour-long broadcast has been lauded, while some complained that the lone fight wasn’t compelling enough to attract new fans. Junior dos Santos knocked out heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez 1:04 into the first round with a shot to the side of the head. Read More
(MMAMania.com) Hosts Jay Glazer and Kenny Florian discuss the UFC on FOX main event between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos, which went down on Saturday night (Nov. 12, 2011) from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Read More