We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us.  Kennedy won via submission in the third round.
 In May 2018, Kennedy interjected into the debate over CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel, who played a role in torture during the Bush administration.  Despite the loss, Kennedy earned a Fight of the Night bonus award. Kennedy was featured in Dick Couch's book about Green Beret selection called Chosen Soldier under the moniker "Tom Kendall". - In 1999, Kennedy began training with Chuck Liddell, Jake Shields, Gan McGee, and John Hackleman at The Pit in San Luis Obispo.
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Tim Kennedy first major host role was part of the History Channel television series Hunting Hitler which explores alternative theories of how Hitler died.  Once again, Evans was unable to obtain medical clearance to compete on the card and was pulled from the bout on November 21.
 He won the fight via unanimous decision. He most recently hosted the show on Discovery Channel Hard to Kill, which he attempted to explore day in the life of the world's most dangerous occupations.
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Kennedy fought Trevor Prangley on June 16, 2010, at Strikeforce: Los Angeles.  In the post he admitted that he no longer desired to fight professionally and thanked those closest to him for their support. Kennedy first started fighting in 1996 and had 31 amateur fights, amassing a record of 30-1  before his first professional fight in 2001. Strikeforce Challengers: Villasenor vs. Cyborg, The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy, Strikeforce Challengers: Kennedy vs. Cummings, "Fight Card – TUF Nations Finale Bisping vs. Kennedy", "Tim Kennedy – Official UFC Fighter Profile", "@oakfan71 black belt under @RoylerGracie", "Tim Kennedy on Traditional Martial Arts vs. Mixed Martial Arts and How to Get Started in MMA", "The Push for Pullups: Why Soldiers Want it Added to the PT Test", "SFC TIM KENNEDY (ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS, OIF, OEF VETERAN)", https://twitter.com/TimKennedyMMA/status/675914982073044992, "Tim Kennedy: Full Time Soldier, Full Time Fighter", "After returning from Afghanistan, Strikeforce's Tim Kennedy returns to MMA action Friday", http://insider.foxnews.com/2017/04/16/ufc-fighter-tim-kennedy-reenlists-army-fight-isis-after-mother-all-bombs-dropped-trump, "Army Green Beret Tim Kennedy Restarts MMA Career With Strikeforce", "Kennedy vs. Prangley at "Strikeforce: Los Angeles" on June 16", "Details of Tim Kennedy's next fight announced", Strikeforce adds Tim Kennedy vs. Trevor Smith to Nov. 3 Oklahoma Fight Card, Strikeforce cancels Nov. 3 event in Oklahoma City, plans January return, Larkin-Souza, Kennedy-Smith added to January Strikeforce card, "UFC Reveals List of Strikeforce Fighters Making Jump to Octagon", "Roger Gracie To Fight Tim Kennedy At UFC 162", "Lyoto Machida drops to 185, meets Tim Kennedy at UFC Fight for the Troops 3", "Michael Bisping out at UFC Fight Night 30, Lyoto Machida now faces Mark Munoz", "Tim Kennedy gets Rafael Natal at UFC's 'Fight for the Troops 3, "UFC Fight Night 31 bonuses: Kennedy, Chiesa, Khabilov, Masvidal win $50,000", "Michael Bisping cleared for TUF Nations Finale headliner with Tim Kennedy", "Tim Kennedy Earns Decision Victory Over Michael Bisping At TUF Nations Finale", "Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero slated for UFC 178 in Las Vegas", "Stoolgate: Tim Kennedy irate about controversial loss to Yoel Romero", "UFC 178 bonuses: McGregor, Cruz, Romero, Kennedy earn $50,000", "Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans in the works for NYC's UFC 205", "Rashad Evans pulled from UFC 205 fight against Tim Kennedy", "Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy fight scratched from UFC 205", "Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy rescheduled for UFC 206 in Toronto", "Manager: Rashad Evans not cleared to fight at UFC 206", "Pending commission approval, Tim Kennedy vs. Kelvin Gastelum set for UFC 206", "UFC 206 results: Kelvin Gastelum picks apart Tim Kennedy for third-round TKO", "UFC middleweight contender, ex-Strikeforce title challenger Tim Kennedy announces retirement", "Tim Kennedy Talks UFC comeback, Michael Bisping and Trump v Hillary", "Special Forces soldier livestreams himself being waterboarded 'in support of Trump's CIA nominee, "Watch Tim Kennedy Dive Head First Into The Torture Debate With Dubious Backyard Science", "Torture expert to MMA fighter waterboarded himself in support of Gina Haspel: "You're just holding your breath, "Torture expert scolds MMA fighter who livestreamed waterboarding to back Haspel", "Houston man waterboarded by military experts: 'it's not a frat game, "TX UFC fighter gets 'waterboarded' to prove it isn't torture", "Hunting Hitler Full Episodes, Video & More", "Noland to fight in front of home crowd at Cal Poly", Tough times as Strikeforce's Tim Kennedy tries to balance MMA and Army careers, TexasFighting.com: “Cage fighting compared to the military is a breeze.”, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tim_Kennedy_(fighter)&oldid=984818741, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Extreme Challenge Middleweight Tournament winner, This page was last edited on 22 October 2020, at 08:31.
Are you sure you want to submit this comment without a message? , Kennedy lost a 5-round decision to Ronaldo Souza for the vacant Strikeforce Middleweight Championship at Strikeforce: Houston on August 21, 2010.
He’s produced the tv documentary Not a War Story in 2017 and helped co-produce Warriors in 2014; also produced and hosted Iron Dragon Tv. Receive email updates when there are changes to this story. , Kennedy was expected to face Lyoto Machida on November 6, 2013, at UFC Fight For The Troops 3.
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The win also earned him his first Knockout of the Night bonus award. youtu.be/mb7Z6quB8pI In 1999, Kennedy began training with Chuck Liddell, Jake Shields, Gan McGee, and John Hackleman at The Pit in San Luis Obispo.
Timothy Kennedy (Tim) May 7, 1948 - September 5, 2020 Facebook Twitter. A list of fighters scheduled to be brought over to the Ultimate Fighting Championship was released in mid-January and Kennedy was one of the fighters listed. People face threats of violence every day, ranging from large-scale terrorism to one-on-one assaults.
Upcoming Events; MMA Event Results; Add/Edit Event; Fighters; Account. , Kennedy faced Yoel Romero on September 27, 2014, at UFC 178. Optional: Provide your email address for the deceased's family to reach you. In 2007, he completed Ranger School and was assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group, where he served on an Operational Detachments Alpha. On Saturday September 5, 2020, Tim Kennedy, incredibly loved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, brother-in-law, friend and one of the best and most awesome men in our lives, left us much too soon after an extremely short battle with cancer.  Kennedy instead faced Rafael Natal in the event headliner.
He then fought for the now defunct International Fight League in 2007, and did not fight in 2008 due to Army deployments overseas. Saffiedine. To offset her influence on him, Kennedy's father enrolled Tim and his brother in boxing lessons, wrestling teams, and Japanese ju-jitsu classes.  Romero later responded to the controversy, stating that Tim Kennedy illegally held his glove during the attack which prevented Romero from being able to block the punches that rocked him. On the morning of his last day he joked with the hospital staff, sent a few text messages, beat his brother-in-law in yet another game of on-line scrabble - and by the afternoon he was gone.  The bout was quickly rescheduled to take place a month later at UFC 206.
 He lost the fight via TKO in the third round.
He won via submission in the first round. Kelvin Gastelum. Tim Kennedy. Sending big healing hugs to Liz and family. Forums.  However, Miller was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by Melvin Manhoef. Reach: 73" STANCE: Southpaw DOB: Apr 30 ... Tim Kennedy 2 0 39 30 3 0 0 1 UFC 178: Johnson vs … During this time he was also a sniper, sniper instructor, and the principal combatives instructor for C Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Among Kennedy's multiple awards are the Army's Bronze Star Medal with V device, which was awarded for valor under fire.
Kennedy deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom multiple times.. Won the Extreme Challenge Middleweight Tournament. You entered your name, but no text.  Kennedy faced Kelvin Gastelum.  However, Machida was pulled from the bout in favor of a matchup with Mark Muñoz on October 26, 2013, at UFC Fight Night 30, after Muñoz's original opponent, Michael Bisping was forced out of their bout with an injury. He first started fighting in 1996, amassing a record of 30–1 over the next five years. , Tim Kennedy joined the Army on January 4, 2004, and completed Basic Combat Training, Advanced Individual Training, Airborne School and the Special Forces Qualification Course.
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Tim Kennedy official Sherdog mixed martial arts stats, photos, videos, breaking news, and more for the Middleweight fighter from United States. , After two years away from the sport, Kennedy was expected to face Rashad Evans on November 12, 2016, at UFC 205, the first UFC card at Madison Square Garden.
 However, on November 8, Evans was pulled from the fight after an undisclosed irregularity was found during his pre-fight medical exam.
SLpM - Timothy Fred Kennedy (born September 1, 1979) is a retired American mixed martial artist. Since his move to Austin, Texas, Tim has been training at Competitive Training Center and with BJJ black belt Phil Cardella at the Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Austin Association.
Kennedy nearly finished Romero in the final seconds of the second round but Romero was saved by the bell.
Tim often remarked that he did not want to hang around suffering in old age.  However, the event was cancelled due to injuries to headliner Frank Mir, as well to co-headliner and middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Kennedy played as himself in the Indie film Range 15. . , On April 16, 2017, Kennedy announced his reenlistment into the U.S. Army Special Forces, praising the leadership of Secretary of Defense James Mattis and National Security Adviser H.R. Kennedy returned to mixed martial arts in 2009 with a win over Nick Thompson at Strikeforce Challengers: Villasenor vs. Cyborg in Kent, Washington.  As a youth, Kennedy's mother placed him in cooking and piano lessons. , Kennedy faced Roger Gracie on July 6, 2013, at UFC 162, he defeated Gracie via unanimous decision after defending Gracie's submission attempts and standing up with Gracie, out striking him. In 2004 he joined the Army. Striker. He followed this up with an impressive win over Zak Cummings in the main event of ShoMMA 3. This is my ONLY account.
, Kennedy began training at Dokan School of Martial Arts in Atascadero, California under Terry Kelly and Barry Smith. Tim was also the co-star of Hunting Hitler on the History Channel, and more recently, Hard To Kill, on the Discovery Channel. Kennedy was expected to face Trevor Smith on November 3, 2012, at Strikeforce: Cormier vs. In August 2009, Kennedy transitioned from active duty to the Texas Army National Guard and served in the position of Special Forces Weapons Sergeant. Become the owner of this obituary to manage the guestbook, edit the notice, and more. He is a co-owner of Ranger Up, a military-based clothing company.
- Many fond memories of our families times together in Prince George. Yoel Romero Record: 13-5-0 Soldier of God Height: 6' 0" Weight: 185 lbs.
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