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Kenny Florian Believes Daniel Cormier Should Retire From MMA

Kenny Florian has given his take on the immediate future of the former light-heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Cormier, of course, lost out by way of fourth-round TKO to Stipe Miocic in the UFC 241 main-event last month, signalling the end of his run as the champion of the UFC heavyweight division and in many ways, leaving his future …

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Kenny Florian Believes Featherweight Contender Ryan Hall Can Defeat Khabib

Kenny Florian is of the opinion that there is a real threat to Khabib Nurmagomedov lying within the UFC featherweight top-15. During an appearance on the Pull No Punches podcast, Florian was asked to name three fighters he believes can seriously challenge the undefeated lightweight champion Khabib. His first answer was one that may surprise some of you. “Ryan Hall. “It sounds crazy …

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Florian Discusses The Common Flaws In Gameplanning Against Khabib

Kenny Florian believes that too many fighters are allowing their fear of Khabib’s elite sambo to affect their preparations upon signing to fight him. Speaking during a recent interview with FightTips, the former UFC featherweight and lightweight title-challenger gave his take on some of the errors most fighters make while preparing themselves for a showdown with Khabib. “Against Khabib, I think everyone …

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Kenny Florian Makes Frankly Terrifying Prediction For Conor McGregor’s Return To MMA

Kenny Florian made a pretty scary prediction for the type of vengeance that the UFC’s lightweight champion Conor McGregor will bring with him back to MMA after his short, but ultimately spirited foray into the world of boxing. Mayweather-McGregor is now done and dusted and though the spectacle and surprisingly the fight itself lived up to expectations, I think it’s …

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UFC Fighters React To Josh Samman Death

Josh Samman

The MMA community was rocked on Wednesday when UFC Middleweight fighter Josh Samman was pronounced dead  after he was found unresponsive alongside his friend Troy Kirkingburg last Friday morning. Samman’s manager Gary Ibarra confirmed his passing to Fox Sports on Wednesday. Kirkingburg had been pronounced dead on arrival at a South Florida hospital on Friday. No foul play is suspected in the deaths …

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Watch: Rashad Evans & Kenny Florian Impersonate McGregor, GSP & Many More

Fox UFC analysts Kenny Florian and Rashad Evans have impersonated a range of UFC fighters including Conor McGregor, Georges St-Pierre and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva. Rashad’s ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is brilliant while Florian’s ‘GSP’ is equally as impressive, but the former featherweight contender’s McGregor certainly needs some work. The former UFC stars were on point with some impressions but they have some …

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John Kavanagh Confirms Conor McGregor Was Suffering With Serious Infection Prior To First Diaz Fight

During an appearance on Monday’s edition of The Anik and Florian podcast, SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh revealed for the first time that Conor McGregor was dealing with health issues going into his ill-fated first bout with Nate Diaz. Host Kenny Florian, a former UFC title challenger, claimed he had heard rumours that McGregor was suffering through a staph …

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Joe Rogan Has Signed A New Contract With The UFC

There is a certain “je ne sais quoi” to the package of UFC broadcasts. In many ways, it has filled the void left by a slight decline in the boxing world, using it’s shorter fight times to create a crisp product and hype the sport of MMA as the most exciting in the world. One figure who is central to this …

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Conor McGregor Seems To Have A Fan In One Of The Biggest Names At Lightweight

There aren’t too many Conor McGregor fans populating the UFC featherweight and lightweight divisions, but former 155lb champion Anthony Pettis seems to have boarded the “The Notorious” one’s bandwagon. Speaking to Jon Anik and Kenny Florian on their eponymous podcast, Pettis gave the 145lb titlist major praise for the way in which he has delivered upon the seemingly outlandish predictions …

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Granting Jose Aldo A Rematch With McGregor Is Too Big A Risk For The UFC – Kenny Florian

UFC analyst and former fighter Kenny Florian feels that Jose Aldo’s past should be taken into account when determining whether he gets a rematch with Conor McGregor, but not in the way you might think. While many observers are suggesting that the Brazilian’s lengthy and dominant reign as featherweight champion should entitle him to an immediate return bout with the …

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Conor McGregor’s Style Will Revolutionize MMA Striking As We Know It – Kenny Florian

Former fighter and current UFC analyst, Kenny Florian, believes that Conor McGregor is changing the MMA landscape with his unique approach to the stand-up game. “KenFlo” made the claim in a recent interview with Shaheen Al-Shatti of MMAFighting, which was part of a fantastic feature on McGregor’s UFC 194 opponent, Jose Aldo, entitled “The Night We Faced Aldo”. In Florian’s …

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