Tim Kennedy may not be 100% in line with Mark Bocek's steroid stance, but he agrees that they're a major problem.
Tim Kennedy hasn't been a shrinking violet when it comes to his stance on steroid use in MMA (or really anything else, for that matter). Last year, when asked about problems in MMA, steroid users were at the top of his list. "...not only is it an embarrassment for them and for the sport. It's a direct slap in the face to every martial artist on the planet that's ever been before us o read news >>
UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy doesn't have high hopes that upcoming title challenger Vitor Belfort will make it to his UFC 181 showdown with champ Chris Weidman. In an interview with Bloody Elbow, the former two-time Strikeforce title challenger went off on The Phenom's checkered past involving performance-enhancing drugs. Okay, it's one of two things; either he gets to use steroids-he's training, has wonderful doctors that get him through it all-and he's able to compete, barely getting read news >>
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Assuming Joe Silva doesn't need him to replace the "broken down steroid addict" currently slotted to fight Chris Weidman in December.
Tim Kennedy is getting ready for a busy six months.
The former Strikeforce middleweight contender will try to inch his way closer to a 185-pound title shot when he throws hands opposite surging division bruiser Yoel Romero as part of the UFC 178: "Jones vs. Cormier" pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Then he has to make a quick turnar read news >>
In a recent interview with Bloody Elbow, Tim Kennedy discussed the issues he has with Belfort's licensure, why the good will between Michael Bisping and himself never lasted and if fighting at 170 is still in the cards for him.
Just a few years ago, many were lamenting the state of the UFC's Middleweight division, calling it a shallow talent pool with no real stars outside of longtime former champion, Anderson Silva. These days, it's a different story. Names like Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Ti read news >>
Several notable UFC fighters believe that the Nevada State Athletic Commission was far too lenient in the sanctions they handed down to Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen at yesterday's hearing. As a matter of fact, Belfort didn't face any sanctions at all—despite admitting that he tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone during a random drug screening in February. Belfort was granted a conditional license, which means he will be subject to numerous random drug tests from the NSAC, until read news >>
Top 10-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight CB Dollaway, who has won four of his last five and continues to look more impressive each time out, is targeting the winner of the upcoming UFC 178 clash between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero (details).
I think "The Doberman," however, might be biting off more than he can chew. .@cbdollaway wants winner of @TimKennedyMMA vs @YoelRomeroMMA
— UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) July 24, 2014 Rankings wise, I suppose this fight makes sen read news >>
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UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy has always taken a hard stance against performance-enhancing drugs in MMA, so it comes as little surprise that he's never been—and still isn't—a Vitor Belfort fan. The two-time Strikeforce title challenger unloaded on "The Phenom's" testosterone replacement therapy usage in an interview with Submission Radio yesterday. Right now he's down in Brazil, or back in you know California, training his butt off and injecting, anything that he wants to and loving it, read news >>
UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy spoke with Submission Radio regarding former light-heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort’s PED usage in MMA. Tim Kennedy continues to fire at Vitor Belfort for his supposed performance enhancing drug (PED) usage over the past few years.
The UFC middleweight has been clear about his stance regarding PEDs since they became a public concern in the sport of MMA. He believes that much is changing in the testing procedures now that will favour clean fighters, as the testing h read news >>
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Crazy talk? Maybe not...
Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Tim Kennedy was hoping to fight Vitor Belfort (get in line, bub), but by his estimation, "The Phenom" will never be clean. As a result, Plan B is Yoel Romero, who greets the Strikeforce import at the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
And according to Kennedy's comments on Submission Radio, Romero will likely provide a stiffer test. "I wanted Vito Belfort. Well, I wanted read news >>
UFC 178 will play host to a big-time middleweight tilt between No. 6-ranked contender Tim Kennedy and No. 11-ranked Yoel Romero on September 27.
Kennedy is riding a four-fight win streak into the matchup with three of the wins coming inside the Octagon. Romero posts his own four-fight win streak with all four coming under the UFC umbrella.
The middleweight division is in flux, and that will open the door for new challengers to the title. Champion Chris Weidman will be seeking new opponents in th read news >>
Since entering the UFC, former Strikeforce title contender Tim Kennedy has wanted nothing more than a tough opponent with a big name who could rocket him to the top of the middleweight division. He got that in his last outing when he stepped into the cage with No. 8-ranked Michael Bisping.
Kennedy is scheduled to step back into the cage at UFC 178 in September against a satisfyingly tough, but low-ranked Yoel Romero.
Romero, the former Olympic medalist, carries a four-fight winning streak into t read news >>