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Jun 24, 2017 2:14 pm

Kenny Florian explains what Conor McGregor needs to do to defeat Floyd Mayweather

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will look to do what no other man has accomplished, and hand Floyd Mayweather his first professional loss. Leading up to the fight, many have predicted that Conor McGregor‘s best chance at winning the fight lies in his power, which he will look to use to put...

Apr 24, 2017 7:11 am

VIDEO | Kenny Florian gets put to sleep in grappling match

Over the weekend, UFC veteran and The Ultimate Fighter season 1 competitor Kenny Florian took to the mats to compete at the Abu Dhabi World Pro Championship 2017. Unfortunately, his latest trip into the grappling realm did not go as planned. Florian’s opponent in Abu Dhabi was Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro, a decorated grappler who also...

Apr 5, 2017 11:52 am

Kenny Florian would have liked to rematch BJ Penn

This weekend, in the main event of UFC 210, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his title against brick-fisted challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The bout will be a rematch of an exciting 2014 affair, which saw Cormier weather an early storm to submit Rumble in the third. Speaking to MMAJunkie.com, UFC analyst...


Mar 18, 2017 2:23 pm

VIDEO | Bisping & Florian imitate Nate Diaz, McGregor, Romero & more

On the latest episode of UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1, hosts Michael Bisping, Kenny Florian, and Karyn Bryant participated in a new segment called ‘Shot Caller’ where Bisping and Florian took turns impersonating ‘shot callers’ in the UFC, discussing their next fights. Florian kicked off the segment by impersonating Conor McGregor as he called...

Jan 12, 2017 12:57 pm

VIDEO | Kenny Florian predicts winner of BJ Penn vs. Yair Rodriguez fight

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn returns to the Octagon this weekend as he takes on rising star Yair Rodriguez in a featherweight bout. Penn and Rodriguez will be featured in the main event of the evening at UFC Fight Night 103 as “The Prodigy” looks to get a win over the UFC #10...

Sep 13, 2016 11:56 am

Kenny Florian’s brother, Kirk Andrew Florian passes away at age 33

UPDATE: Late Tuesday, Kenny Florian posted a tragic update through his social media channels that his brother Kirk Andrew Florian has passed away. The heartbreaking news came after an initial social media post from Kenny earlier on Tuesday reaching out to anyone with information on his missing brother. Florian posted the following update on his...

Aug 16, 2016 11:25 am

VIDEO | Kenny Florian’s bold prediction for McGregor vs. Diaz II

With less than a week to go until UFC 202, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, Fox Sports 1 analyst Kenny Florian has a rather bold prediction! While McGregor was rocked and then submitted in the pair’s first fight after gassing out in the first round, Florian believes...

Mar 29, 2016 12:01 pm

Kenny Florian announces very exciting news for Georges St-Pierre fans

The talks of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to fight in the UFC have been buzzing ever since he stepped away from the sport in 2013. Recently, the rumors might seem to be holding a bit more weight with “Rush” being present and televised in the crowd at UFC 196. UFC analyst and...

Mar 8, 2016 10:39 am

McGregor mentally broke in his fight -Kenny Florian

Kenny Florian besides being one of the UFC’s commentators also does a podcast with Jon Anik and had some solid insight into Conor McGregor. Florian thinks it was just a little so soon for McGregor.  Heres what he said on the latest edition of the Anik and Florian podcast. “Conor, while he’s super slick, and...

Feb 18, 2016 12:05 pm

WATCH! Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian break down Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Oliveira

On Sunday Donald Cerrone and Alex Oliveira will step into the Octagon in Pittsburgh to square off for a highly anticipated lightweight scrap. Oliveira took the fight on short notice after Tim Means was forced to withdraw from the fight due to a potential USADA violation. Ahead of the scrap, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel...

Jan 20, 2016 10:37 am

Kenny Florian surprisingly has this to say about Dominick Cruz’s post-fight insult

“Kenny Florian, stop copying and pasting man.” Those were the words from Dominick Cruz in his post-fight interview in the Octagon after taking the UFC bantamweight belt from T.J. Dillashaw. The verbal jab from Cruz was regarding Kenny Florian’s recent case of plagiarism on a fight breakdown he did on the FOX Sports website, which...

Jan 18, 2016 2:13 pm

Dominick Cruz explains why he roasted Kenny Florian in Octagon interview

Dominick Cruz didn’t let the punches stop after his five-round fight with T.J. Dillashaw on Sunday. Cruz reclaimed the UFC bantamweight champion title with a split decision win over Dillashaw and threw a stiff jab at fellow UFC analyst Kenny Florian in his interview in the Octagon after being awarded the victory. “Kenny Florian, stop...

Jan 16, 2016 11:02 am

Kenny Florian suspended by FOX for copying fight breakdown

FOX Sports analyst and former UFC fighter Kenny Florian found himself under fire recently for copying his Dillashaw vs. Cruz breakdown word-for-word from a YouTube video. The mistake was pointed out on Twitter with side-by-side screenshots for comparison. Saturday afternoon FOX released a statement regarding the situation, revealing that Florian had been suspended for the...

Jan 7, 2016 8:03 am

WATCH! DC and Florian predict Cruz vs. Dillashaw

We’re just over a week away from TJ Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz’s highly anticipated bantamweight showdown. While the trash talk between the two men has certainly increased as we get closer to the fight, many fighters and fans are split down the middle in regards to who they think will win. On UFC Tonight, Daniel...

Dec 28, 2015 8:07 am

Florian and Bisping share knowledge on a Conor McGregor versus Jose Aldo rematch

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and veteran Matt Brown are in favor of the former UFC ranked pound-for-pound king Jose Aldo getting the immediate rematch with Conor McGregor. UFC Veteran Michael Bisping and former lightweight and featherweight title contender Kenny Florian recently shared their view about the topic (transcribed by Bloody Elbow): “No!...

Dec 24, 2015 8:19 am

WATCH! DC and Florian discuss CM Punk’s UFC debut

2015 has come and gone, and we have yet to see former WWE champion CM Punk make his professional MMA and UFC debut. Punk announced earlier this year that he would be fighting in the Octagon in 2015, however a shoulder injury delayed his highly anticipated debut. On UFC Tonight, Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian...