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Dana White just announced Kenny Florian's retirement from the sport after the weigh-ins.

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Post #1   5/31/12 7:35:46PM   

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I was curious to what that big surprise at the weigh ins was
Say it aint so KenFlo! Did Dana specify as to why?
Major injury?
Running for Parliament?
Please dont say its to focus on his commentating career! PLEASEEEEE!!!

Post #2   5/31/12 7:45:07PM   

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He was a legit fighter

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Post #3   5/31/12 8:03:44PM   

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Posted by shaneTpain

I was curious to what that big surprise at the weigh ins was
Say it aint so KenFlo! Did Dana specify as to why?
Major injury?
Running for Parliament?
Please dont say its to focus on his commentating career! PLEASEEEEE!!!



Back issues I believe. He's done a great deal in sport, though. Not many people can say they fought for the title on three different occasions.

Post #4   5/31/12 8:21:07PM   

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you know it's big when there are 3 threads about it! congrats on being the first FF47!

always enjoyed a good kenflo fight. wont miss the nickname though

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Post #5   5/31/12 8:24:36PM   

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I'm gonna be the first to say that I've never fully appreciated what he's done as a fighter. That's my bad, not his

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Post #6   5/31/12 8:25:30PM   

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Sad day

Post #7   5/31/12 8:28:25PM   

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Kenflo was kind of an under appreciated fighter in my opinion. Not many people brought as much intensity and dramatic improvements to their game during his day. Very impressive.

Post #8   5/31/12 10:08:22PM   

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so who is going to finish fights now?

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Post #9   5/31/12 11:07:34PM   

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I'll deffs miss him but now is the right time. The guy was in my top 3 fav TUF alum . MMA will miss you Kenflo!

Post #10   5/31/12 11:16:19PM   

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Damn. I loved him in There's Something About Mary, and Zoolander was good too

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i respect kenflo but never cared much for him even being from boston however hes still a legit fighter and good guy by all accounts

Post #12   6/1/12 1:07:48AM   

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not surprising. he's no spring chicken. i would assume he's looking to explore the commentating world even more. great fighter though, even after dropping all the way down to 145 he gave jose aldo a better fight than many have given him in a long time. farewell kenny

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I always thought Kenny was a smart fighter. He wasn't the fastest or the strongest but he was very methodical inside the cage and that IMO was the number one reason for his success. As far as officially retiring, I'm surprised this day did not come sooner. He does not need to fight anymore. He has a good future with the ufc as a commentator. Just one thing though - they need to separate Kenny and Anik .....like now. It's not working.

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A true shame that he is retiring, but I guess it has to be done. One of my favourites. I don't recall anybody else becoming such an elite, skilful and intelligent fighter despite not having the talent that many others can boast. That is truly respectable.

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