Kenny Florian is a Peruvian American retired mixed martial artist with a net worth of three million dollars. Born May twenty six, 1976 in Westwood, Massachusetts, he also formerly competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and is generally considered among the best lightweights in the sport's history. He presently acts as the UFC on Fox analyst and color commentator for UFC Fight Night (formerly UFC on UFC and FX on Fuel TV). Florian also has a background in Brazilian Muay and Jiu Jitsu Thai and is known for his intellectual strategy to the sport, based on the meticulous game plans of his and well articulated fight evaluation. Florian is recognized for the tendency of his to eat the opponents of his, having earned stoppages in 12 of his 14 career victories. He's also the sole fighter of history to compete in 4 various weight divisions in the UFC: Featherweight, Lightweight, Welterweight, and Middleweight. The quarter of 6 kids born to Peruvian parents, Agustin, a thoracic surgeon, and Ines Florian, he grew up in neighboring Dover, Massachusetts where he was a standout soccer player for Dover Sherborn Regional High School. He then came to Boston College where he had for the varsity soccer team (NCAA Division. After college, the passions of his turned for mixed martial arts and he earned a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from Prof. Roberto Maia of Boston Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Gracie Barra Boston). He also trained with the brother Keith of his at Florian Martial Arts Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, as well as with Firas Zahabi at the world famous Tri Star Gym in Montreal. Florian has dual citizenship in the Country and Peru.
Kenny Florian Top Mentions:
- Kenny Florian Leans Towards Israel Adesanya For 2019 Fighter Of The Year
- Kenny Florian Believes Daniel Cormier Should Retire From MMA
- Kenny Florian Believes Featherweight Contender Ryan Hall Can Defeat Khabib
- Kenny Florian Thinks Justin Gaethje Matchup Is ‘Tailor-Made’ For Conor McGregor
- Kenny Florian Takes Gold, Again, Wins SJJIF Masters Division