A large part of that had to do with his lack of wrestling. Kenny Florian made his “Mass Destruction 10” debut in 2003 and would defeat his competitor in the first round with a technical knockout of 3 minutes. - posted in General MMA / UFC Forum: Am I the only person that always thought Kenny Florian was underrated? And what about Lauzon Huerta Thomas Gomi Nunes? The big difference really between Pride and the UFC at the time is Pride had a lot of good strikers in most weight divisions while the UFC roster had some guys that could strike (not a lot) but had tons of high end wrestlers. Kenny Florian Career.

And this Saturday they’ll be two championships on the line. Post was not sent - check your email addresses!

You currently have javascript disabled. The WEC had outstanding fighters and outstanding events, the only problem was that the fighters in WEC were paid substantially less than UFC fighters.

WEC was folded into the UFC in December and resulted in the UFC adding two new weight classes – featherweight and bantamweight (135 lbs). His best two wins are Joe Stevenson and Clay Guida. While not taking points away from the ref that is why there was so many break ups by the ref. To me that proves he was great, but he always got so much flack for not winning a belt. Aldo-Florian promises to be a classic and Maynard and Edgar have already proven that when they step in the cage it’s sure to be an exciting fight, even if it ends in controversy. monitoring_string = "5eb5a0f65cbe346d74f978e14db1b00d" Saw this posted on Facebook today and thought it would be fitting to share before the fights tonight. Florian defeated Chris Leben on the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter reality show but succumbed in the finale against Diego Sanchez. However that just wasn't the case as for most of them. 60+% of the shots he landed that they counted were illegal blows. It looked pretty bad and if you are going to quote fight metrics from the fight to me don't bother. I would say so. It’ll be interesting to see how Aldo fares at UFC 136 in his first fight after defeating Mark Hominick to retain his title.

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Here’s a highlight reel that features some footage from early in the UFC featherweight champs career. Does anyone know whatever happened to UberTS? Martial Arts Student, Meraki BJJ, Florian Martial Arts Center, Color Commentary "BattleBots" Discovery Networks, Anik & Florian Podcast Like look at one of the all time great Dan Severn he was 101-19 and competed at a time when they would have multiple fights in one night. Cyborg. Kenneth Alan Florian (born May 26, 1976) is an American retired mixed martial artist who formerly competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). It looked like this fight was destined to go the way of the second fight between these two. But you have to look at where the those guys were at the time.