Kenny Florian is a former UFC fighter known to all by his nickname “KenFlo.” Fighting in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai in the pre-MMA days, he is one of only two fighters in history to compete in four different weight classes in the UFC: middleweight, welterweight, lightweight, and featherweight. He fought against powerful fighters and won most of the time. As of now, he is working as a commentator for the Professional Fighters League (PFL). His MMA career has made him a millionaire. Kenny Florian’s net worth is now $3 million.
Kenny Florian was born on May 26, 1976, in Westwood, Massachusetts, U.S.
He is the son of his father, Agustin Florian, and mother, Ines Florian. His full name is Kenneth Alan Florian.
He is one of six children of his parents. He has two brothers. They are Keith Florian and Kirk Andrew Florian.
He spent his early life at Dover-Sherborn High School (DSHS) in the town of Dover, Massachusetts, USA.
He was a student of Boston College (BC) in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.
MMA Fighting Records
Kenny Florian demonstrated his Excellency in the field of MMA fighting. His teams were the Florian Martial Arts Center and Tristar Gym. He was active in the MMS from 2003 to 2012.
In his professional career, he won fourteen fights and lost six fights. His career statistics are given below.
Total game: 20
Wins: 14 (knockout- 4, submission- 8, decision- 2)
Losses: 6 (knockout- 1, submission- 1, decision- 4)
Kenny Florian Career Highlights- (Win vs. Loss)
The details of his fight are given in ten below.
|LOSS||Jose Aldo||UFC 136 – Edgar vs. Maynard 3|
|WIN||Diego Nunes||UFC 131 – Dos Santos vs. Carwin|
|LOSS||Gray Maynard||UFC 118 – Edgar vs. Penn 2|
|WIN||Takanori Gomi||UFC Fight Night 21 – Florian vs. Gomi|
|WIN||Clay Guida||UFC 107 – Penn vs. Sanchez|
|LOSS||B.J. Penn||UFC 101 – Declaration|
|WIN||Joe Stevenson||UFC 91 – Couture vs. Lesnar|
|WIN||Roger Huerta||UFC 87 – Seek and Destroy|
|WIN||Joe Lauzon||UFC Fight Night 13 – Florian vs. Lauzon|
|WIN||Din Thomas||UFC Fight Night 11 – Thomas vs. Florian|
|WIN||Alvin Robinson||UFC 73 – Stacked|
|WIN||Dokonjonosuke Mishima||UFC Fight Night 9 – Stevenson vs. Guillard|
|LOSS||Sean Sherk||UFC 64 – Unstoppable|
|WIN||Sam Stout||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 3 Finale|
|WIN||Kit Cope||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale|
|WIN||Alex Karalexis||UFC Fight Night 1 – Marquardt vs. Salaverry|
|LOSS||Diego Sanchez||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 1 Finale|
|LOSS||Drew Fickett||CZ 7 – Gravel Pit|
|WIN||Bobby McAndrews||MD 15 – Mass Destruction 15|
|WIN||Jason Giroux||MD 10 – Mass Destruction 10|
|WIN||Chris Leben||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter|
What is Kenny Florian doing now?
He became a media personality after he retired from MMA. He was an analyst for UFC on Fox from 2011–2018, and he also worked as a color commentator on the robot combat television series BattleBots. Kenny works as a color commentator for UFC Fight Night. He is currently a commentator for the Professional Fighters League (PFL).
Gaining from the Career
Kenny Florian is recognized as one of the elite competitors during his tenure with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is also considered one of the best mixed martial artists but never won a UFC championship.
Kenny Florian is married in his personal life. He married actress-model Clark Gilmer in 2014. Now he resides in Los Angeles County, California.
46-year-old Kenny Florian stands up to 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds.
His fighting style is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and his reach is 74 inches. His trainer was Keith Florian.
This man’s rank is a 4th-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Roberto Maia.
He was connected with Florian Martial Arts Center in Brookline, Massachusetts.
- From 2003 to 2005, he was a welterweight
- From 2006 to 2010, he was a lightweight
- In 2005, he was a middleweight
- From 2011 to 2012, he was a featherweight.
- What does Kenny Florian do now?
Today, he works as a commentator for The Professional Fighters League and is also the co-host of the Anik and Florian podcast.
- Why did the UFC fire Kenny Florian?
Kenny Florian believes that the UFC has pushed him away from commentary after he refused a coaching role on The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America.
- Was Kenny Florian a good Fighter?
Though he never won a UFC championship title, he is regarded as a good fighter.
- Did Kenny Florian leave the UFC?
Yes, he now works in media.
- What happened to Kenny Florian’s brother?
His brother passed away at the age of 33 on September 11.
- Is Kenny Florian married?
Yes, he married Clark Gilmer in 2014.
- What is Kenny Florian’s record?
Kenny Florian Record: 14-6-0.
- How tall is Kenny Florian?
- How old is Kenny Florian?
46 years (Born on May 26, 1976)
- Is Kenny Florian a Hall of Famer?
He didn’t get into the UFC Hall of Fame.
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