Kenny Florian

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"UFC Tonight" Co-host

Kenny Florian is the only UFC fighter to compete in four divisions (Featherweight, Lightweight, Welterweight and Middleweight). After graduating from Boston College, Kenny focused on jiu-jitsu training at BJJ/Gracie Barra in Watertown, Mass. He finished as runner-up on "The Ultimate Fighter Season 1" and ending his fighting career with a 16-6-0 record. Kenny's MMA work can also be found outside of the Octagon as a commentator and co-host for "UFC Tonight."

       
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LATEST FROM Kenny Florian

  • Walking Dead: Florian's near-death experiences outside the Octagon
    November 19, 2013, 4:37 PM EST
    Retired UFC fighter Kenny Florian has had his fair share wild fights, but nothing inside the Octagon can compare to the near-death experiences he's had outside of them.
  • The recipe for UFC superstardom
    November 11, 2013, 4:23 PM EST
    MMA may be about fighting, but at the end of the day, it truly is about entertainment. You need fans to care about your fights. KenFlo is here to explain how to make those UFC dreams come true.
  • A tale of two reviews, by Kenny Florian
    November 04, 2013, 3:40 PM EST
    We all know Kenny Florian can drop serious fight knowledge. But film knowledge? You best believe it. In this week's Kenny's Column, our fighter-slash-writer reviews two art-house blockbusters: 'The Crash Reel' and '12 Years A Slave'.
  • HOW TO: Be a savvy UFC fan
    October 28, 2013, 3:44 PM EDT
    Kenny Florian has had his fair share of UFC experience, both in and out of the Octagon. So pay close attention UFC fans: K-FLO knows good advice.
  • My advice to Junior dos Santos
    October 15, 2013, 5:54 PM EDT
    Before JDS meets Cain Velasquez this Saturday at UFC 166 to complete their epic heavyweight championship trilogy, he'll need to prepare with some serious words of wisdom. K-FLO to the rescue.
  • The many problems with MMA judging
    October 07, 2013, 1:51 PM EDT
    Scorecards can be as confusing for fans as they are for experienced fighters. Fortunately, a veteran is here to clear things up, and to offer some much-needed fixes to the process.
  • Breaking Bad = TV's G.O.A.T.
    September 29, 2013, 3:42 PM EDT
    "TV Analyst" is no misnomer: K-Flo can deconstruct all things TV, including Breaking Bad, which he declares the greatest show of all time.
  • My life as a TV personality
    September 23, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT
    Since 2005, Kenny Florian has been an enduring TV personality both inside and out of the Octagon. In this special two-part edition of Kenny's Column, K-Flo let's you into the curious world of fighter-turned-TV-personality.
  • My life as a UFC fighter
    September 16, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT
    Since 2005, Kenny Florian has been an enduring TV personality both inside and out of the Octagon. In this special two-part edition of Kenny's Column, K-Flo let's you into the curious world of fighter-turned-TV-commentator.
  • Florian reflects on 18 seasons of TUF
    September 02, 2013, 5:33 PM EDT
    If there's an authority on The Ultimate Fighter, it's Season 1 finalist Kenny Florian. He emerged from TUF's groundbreaking 2005 debut to watch the show birth some of MMA's biggest names of all time.
  • The UFC home-court advantage
    August 26, 2013, 1:48 AM EDT
    Introducing the first of a new weekly opinion column by retired UFC fighter Kenny Florian. This week, K-Flo mythbusts whether the 'home-court advantage' is a factor in the UFC.
  • Why this UFC Fight Night matters
    August 14, 2013, 12:33 PM EDT
    The Boston-bred UFC fighter, play-by-play announcer, and UFC Tonight co-host explains why Saturday is important for Beantown and sports fans worldwide.