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Archives: Why Kenny Florian’s Cover-Up Is Worse Than The Crime (2016)

Kenny Florian was briefly suspended for the plagiarism documented in the below editorial published six years ago. Today, he works as a commentator for The Professional Fighters League and is also the co-host of the Anik and Florian podcast. On This Day Six Years Ago... Headline: Kenny Florian & Why The...

Kenny Florian Hopes “The Best Jose Aldo We’ve Ever Seen” Will Fight TJ Dillashaw

PFL commentator Kenny Florian has told MMANews that fans witnessed “the best José Aldo we’ve ever seen” at UFC 265, saying that he hopes to see the Brazilian face T.J. Dillashaw.  Aldo showed that he's still a legitimate title contender at 135 pounds by defeating countryman Pedro Munhoz via unanimous...

Kenny Florian Says Michel Pereira Can’t Be Angry Over UFC Rio Rancho DQ Loss

Kenny Florian believes Michel Pereira can't be angry that he lost to Diego Sanchez by DQ at UFC Rio Rancho. Pereira has gone on a Twitter and Instagram rant saying Sanchez is a chicken for taking the DQ win. He also tried to point out that the knee never...

Kenny Florian Thinks Justin Gaethje Matchup Is ‘Tailor-Made’ For Conor McGregor

Former UFC title contender Kenny Florian believes Justin Gaethje's style suits Conor McGregor. Gaethje has made it clear that he wants a piece of McGregor. "The Highlight" has criticized the UFC for elevating the "Notorious" one back to lightweight title contention after defeating Donald Cerrone at welterweight. UFC president Dana...

Kenny Florian Leans Towards Israel Adesanya For 2019 Fighter Of The Year

Former UFC title contender, Kenny Florian, has his pick for the 2019 "Fighter of the Year" and it's Israel Adesanya. No doubt, Adesanya has had a massive year. He started 2019 with a unanimous decision victory over Anderson Silva. "The Last Stylebender" went on to defeat Kelvin Gastelum in a...

Kenny Florian: Yair Rodriguez Acted In ‘Poor Taste’ At UFC Mexico City

Kenny Florian didn't like Yair Rodriguez's behavior at UFC Mexico City. This past Saturday night (Sept. 21), Rodriguez went one-on-one with Jeremy Stephens. The bout certainly didn't live up to expectations as an accidental eye poke stopped the matchup in just 15 seconds. Rodriguez's fingers caught the eyes of Stephens....

Kenny Florian Picks Jeremy Stephens To Stop Yair Rodriguez

Kenny Florian believes Jeremy Stephens will emerge victorious at UFC Mexico City (see weigh-in results here). Stephens vs. Yair Rodriguez is set to headline UFC Mexico City tomorrow night (Sept. 21). This is a pivotal fight for Stephens as he's trying to avoid his third loss in a row. As...

Kenny Florian Thinks Daniel Cormier Should Retire

Kenny Florian believes now is the time for former UFC "champ-champ" Daniel Cormier to hang up his gloves. Cormier put the heavyweight title on the line against Stipe Miocic in a rematch at UFC 241 last month. Cormier knocked out Miocic in their first encounter back in July 2018, but...

Former UFC Title Contender: These Three Fighters Can Beat Khabib

Sitting at an undefeated 27-0, many believe Khabib Nurmagomedov is the top-ranked pound-for-pound force in all of mixed martial arts (MMA). The UFC lightweight champion recently rose one spot to No. 2 on the distinguished list after teammate Daniel Cormier's loss at UFC 241. It could be tough to pass...

Kenny Florian Predicts Upset Win For Frankie Edgar Over Max Holloway

Kenny Florian is going against the grain and picking Frankie Edgar to stun Max Holloway. Tonight (July 27), Holloway will defend the UFC featherweight title against Edgar. The 145-pound championship tilt is set to headline UFC 240. They'll throw leather inside Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Florian Explains Picking Edgar...

Kenny Florian Explains Why He’s Picking Amanda Nunes To TKO Holly Holm

Former UFC fighter and analyst Kenny Florian is predicting a stoppage win for Amanda Nunes over Holly Holm. This Saturday night (July 6), Nunes will put her women's bantamweight gold on the line against Holm. The title bout will serve as UFC 239's co-main event. This will be Nunes' fourth...

UFC Scared Michael Bisping And a Few Other Fighters For Halloween

The UFC had the Halloween Spirit in October leading up to UFC 230 this Saturday in New York City. Before the weekend’s pay-per-view event the UFC decided to get some good social media content for the week before UFC 230 since Halloween was on the same day of the open...

Kenny Florian Believes GSP Will Return For “Super Fights”

Kenny Florian feels we haven't seen the last of GSP. The last time we saw Georges St-Pierre in action was back in Nov. 2017. In the main event of UFC 217, "Rush" challenged Michael Bisping for the middleweight title. St-Pierre earned a submission victory to capture the 185-pound gold. He...
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‘UFC Tonight’s’ Michael Bisping, Kenny Florian Offer ‘2017 UFC Awards’

During Wednesday night's edition of UFC Tonight, co-hosts Michael Bisping and Kenny Florian handed out their 2017 UFC awards, including fight and finish of the year. Both Bisping and Florian differed on their favorites. With this being a UFC-based show that airs on FOX Sports 1, all the awards were handed...

Kenny Florian Lists Two Opponents He’d Like to See GSP Fight

Kenny Florian has two opponents in mind for Georges St-Pierre's desired "mega fight." Last month, St-Pierre submitted Michael Bisping to become the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder. Just one month later, "Rush" vacated the gold, citing issues stemming from his colitis diagnosis. St-Pierre's trainer Firas Zahabi recently said a...