Posts by KennyFlorian.com
(MMATorch.com) Earlier this week I posted my power rankings of the 18 winners from 12 seasons of The Ultimate Fighter based on their accomplishments in the UFC and where they’re at in their careers now. Tony Ferguson and Ramsey Nijem are fighting on Saturday’s Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale to join those 18 fighters, but for the loser of the fight, success in the UFC isn’t a guarantee. Read More
(Headkicklegend.com, by Matthew Roth) Earlier this week I had the opportunity to speak with both Cosmo Alexandre and Kenny Florian. It was a pleasure for me because I’m a fan of both fighters and though there was a bit of a language barrier with Cosmo, he was more than willing to provide information about training with Kenny Florian for his upcoming fight with Diego Nunes. Read More
(Boston Herald) While commissioners of many professional sports leagues cringe when athletes take to Twitter, UFC president Dana White encourages the use of the social networking medium. Read More
(MMA Weekly) Kenny Florian has heard all the comments from the peanut gallery since he made the decision to try his hand at featherweight.
Some fighters regard the move as a good career choice, while others have slammed almost anyone for cutting down a weight class as a desperate move for career rejuvenation.
Florian doesn’t really see it as either. Read More
(ESPN UK) Kenny Florian has been told by UFC president Dana White that he is likely to be the next challenger to Jose Aldo’s featherweight title, if the pair come through their next encounters. Read More
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FUEL TV, Fox Sports Media Group’s dynamic entertainment and sports network for young males, announces the production of the exciting new six-part original series “Bruce Lee Lives!” premiering on FUEL TV, Sunday, July 17 at 10:00PM ET/PT. Read More
(UFC.com, by Thomas Gerbasi) As an ESPN analyst, Kenny Florian knows a little something about breaking down fights. But as UFC 129 approaches on April 30th, “KenFlo” will be even more observant than usual when featherweight champion Jose Aldo defends his UFC crown against Ontario’s Mark Hominick. Read More
(Boston Herald)Like most in the MMA community, Florian was disgusted by Michael Bisping’s actions in his win over Jorge Rivera at UFC 127 on Feb. 27 in Sydney. Read More
(Sports Business Daily) Versus plans to produce its March 3 UFC event in 3D, making it the first time a UFC match will be presented in that format. The telecast, which will be sponsored by Comcast Xfinity, will be shot from the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville at 9:00pm ET. The 3D telecast will have a completely different production crew and equipment from Versus’ regular HD production. Todd Harris and Kenny Florian will be the announcers on the 3D broadcast. Versus also plans to run several commercials on its HD telecast in a split-screen format alongside footage from the locker rooms and the fighters’ entrance to the Octagon. It was made available to all distributors, and so far Comcast, Cox, Verizon, Massillon Cable, Blue Ridge and Armstrong have signed up to take the 3D telecast. Meanwhile, ESPN Thursday announced that ESPN 3D will expand its scheduled programming to include the NBA Finals, marking the first time the event will be presented in 3D.
(MMAMania.com) When Kenny Florian stated his intention to move down to featherweight, he said he believed he was just one or two fights away from a title shot. It looks like he’s got an opponent for his 145-pound debut.
“KenFlo” announced on the Feb. 18 edition of ESPN’s ‘MMA Live’ that he’s set to throw hands against Diego Nunes at UFC 131 on June 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Read More