Tim
Kennedy
18-4-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 13 fights.
Record: 18-4-0
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
240
52% Successful
125
Types of Successful Strikes
0
125
56% Standing
19%
25%
70
24
31
Striking Defense
68
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
16
50% Successful
8
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
14
1
Takedown Defense
60
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Tim Kennedy Sep 27, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Yoel Romero -- -- -- --
Win
Michael Bisping Apr 16, 2014
40 0 0 0 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Tim Kennedy 51 5 0 11
Win
Tim Kennedy Nov 6, 2013
13 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Rafael Natal 13 0 0 0
Win
Tim Kennedy Jul 6, 2013
54 2 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Roger Gracie 12 2 0 1
Win
Tim Kennedy Jan 12, 2013
38 3 1 1 R3 Submission
Trevor Smith 14 3 0 1
Loss
Luke Rockhold Jul 14, 2012
60 1 1 2 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Tim Kennedy 46 2 0 3
Win
Tim Kennedy
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Henderson
Jul 30, 2011
32 5 0 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Robbie Lawler 11 0 0 0
Win
Tim Kennedy
Strikeforce - Feijao vs. Henderson
Mar 5, 2011
13 1 1 3 R1 Submission
Melvin Manhoef 2 0 0 0
Tim Kennedy
Strikeforce - Houston
Aug 21, 2010
69 2 0 0 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Ronaldo Souza 47 0 0 0
Win
Trevor Prangley
Strikeforce - Los Angeles
Jun 16, 2010
2 0 0 0 R1 Submission
Tim Kennedy 9 1 1 3
Win
Tim Kennedy
Strikeforce Challengers 3
Sep 25, 2009
44 1 4 6 R2 Submission
Zak Cummings 6 0 0 0
Win
Tim Kennedy
Strikeforce Challengers 2
Jun 19, 2009
18 3 0 11 R2 Submission
Nick Thompson 3 0 2 0
Win
Tim Kennedy
WEC 5: Halloween Fury
Oct 18, 2002
7 1 0 2 R1 KO/TKO
Mack Brewer 0 0 0 0

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 seven, and four straight

 

  • 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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