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Kenny Florian

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Birthday ***, 1976
Place of Birth Massachusetts
Age 44 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
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Kenny Florian

Kenneth Alan Florian is an American retired mixed martial artist who formerly competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He formerly served as an analyst for UFC on Fox from 2011–2018, and he also worked as a color commentator on the robot combat television series BattleBots and color commentator for UFC Fight Night. Florian has a background in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai. He is known for his cerebral approach to the sport based on his meticulous game plans. Florian is recognized for his tendency to finish his opponents, having earned stoppages in twelve of his fourteen career victories. He is also one of only two fighters in history to compete in four different weight classes in the UFC: Middleweight, Welterweight, Lightweight and Featherweight, the other being Diego Sanchez. Florian defeated Chris Leben on the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter reality show, but succumbed in the finale against Diego Sanchez.

BornKenneth Alan Florian, May 26, 1976, Westwood, Massachusetts, U.S.
Other namesKenFlo
ResidenceLos Angeles County, California
NationalityAmerican
Weight145 lb
DivisionMiddleweight (2005), Welterweight (2003–2005), Lightweight (2006–2010), Featherweight (2011–2012)
Reach74 in (187.96 cm)
StyleBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai
Fighting out ofBrookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
TeamFlorian Martial Arts Center, Tristar Gym
TrainerKeith Florian
Rank4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Roberto Maia
Years active2003–2012 (MMA)
UniversityBoston College
Notable school(s)Dover-Sherborn High School
WebsiteKenny Florian's Official site
TwitterKenny Florian's Twitter
IMDbKenny Florian's IMDb

About Kenny Florian

Welterweight was introduced to UFC fans by competing on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter.

Kenny Florian before fame

He played NCAA Division I soccer at Boston College.

Achievement of Kenny Florian

He was unsuccessful in his first three attempts to win a UFC Championship.

Kenny Florian family life

His brother Keith also became an MMA fighter.

Associations of Kenny Florian

He lost to Jose Aldo by unanimous decision on October 8, 2011.

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Latest information about Kenny Florian updated on May 07, 2021.

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