Tim
Kennedy
18-5-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 13 fights.
Record: 18-5-0
Summary: Submissions, Cardio, Strength

Fighter Info

From: San Luis Obispo, California USA
Fights Out Of: Austin, Texas USA
Age: 35
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )
College: Columbia College
Degree: Criminal Justice

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
326
48% Successful
155
Types of Successful Strikes
0
155
59% Standing
21%
20%
91
33
31
Striking Defense
65
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
22
36% Successful
8
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
14
1
Takedown Defense
71
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Tim Kennedy
Sep 27, 2014
30
39
0
3
1
0
0
1
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Tim Kennedy
Apr 16, 2014
40
51
0
5
0
0
0
11
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Tim Kennedy
Nov 6, 2013
13
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Tim Kennedy
Jul 6, 2013
54
12
2
2
0
0
1
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Tim Kennedy
Strikeforce - Marquardt vs Saffiedine
Jan 12, 2013
38
14
3
3
1
0
1
1
R3 Submission
Loss
Tim Kennedy
Jul 14, 2012
60
46
1
2
1
0
2
3
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Tim Kennedy
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Henderson
Jul 30, 2011
32
11
5
0
0
0
4
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Tim Kennedy
Melvin Manhoef
Strikeforce - Feijao vs. Henderson
Mar 5, 2011
13
2
1
0
1
0
3
0
R1 Submission
Tim Kennedy
Strikeforce - Houston
Aug 21, 2010
69
47
2
0
0
0
0
0
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Tim Kennedy
Strikeforce - Los Angeles
Jun 16, 2010
2
9
0
1
0
1
0
3
R1 Submission
Win
Tim Kennedy
Strikeforce Challengers 3
Sep 25, 2009
44
6
1
0
4
0
6
0
R2 Submission
Win
Tim Kennedy
Strikeforce Challengers 2
Jun 19, 2009
18
3
3
0
0
2
11
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Tim Kennedy
Mack Brewer
WEC 5: Halloween Fury
Oct 18, 2002
7
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: Sparring in the AM. Conditioning midday, Drills at night.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training martial arts when I was in grade school. I began with Karate, but then quickly migrated to Japanese Jiu-Jistu. I trained in that until the end of high-school, when I moved to the Pit and started training for MMA.

What ranks and titles have you held? Special Forces senior weapons sergeant

Do you have any heroes? Every soldier in Afghanistan right now, and Brian Stann

What does it mean for you to fight in STRIKEFORCE?
I love fighting the best. The best fight for Zuffa. I want to demonstrate that I deserve to be in the mix and ranked top 10 in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to Columbia College, and have a BA in criminal justice

What was your job before you started fighting? Ranger qualified Special Forces sniper.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Grapplers Quest 3 light heavyweight champion, 3X Modern Army Combatives light heavyweight champion.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
Extreme Challenge 50 tournament champion, Strikeforce middleweight contender.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in MACP (modern army combative), Black belt in Japanese Jiu-Jitsu

Favorite grappling technique: Slam

Favorite Striking technique: head kick

What do you consider to be the key fight in your career, and why?
My loss to Scott Smith. I had taken the fight lightly because I had already beaten him. It was a mistake I never made again.

 

  • Pro since 2001

 

  • Eight wins by KO, six by submission

 

  • Has won six of his last eight

 

  • Eight first round finishes

 

  • Has been five rounds three times

 

  • Owns pre-Strikeforce wins over Nick Thompson, Dante Rivera, and Jason Miller

Career

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