Pro Record: 19-5-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Pitfight Team
Age: 35
Sex: Male
Height: 5 Feet. 11 Inch(es).
Weight: 205 lbs.
Out of: San Luis Obispo, NC

Timothy Kennedy's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
09/27/2014 Loss Yoel Romero Palacio UFC 178: Cariaso vs Johnson TKO/RSC 3 0:58
04/16/2014 Win Michael Bisping TUF Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy Decision Unanimous Decision 5
11/06/2013 Win Rafael Sapo Natal UFC Fight for the Troops: Kennedy vs. Natal KO 1 4:40
07/06/2013 Win Roger Gracie UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman Decision Unanimous Decision 3
01/12/2013 Win Trevor Smith Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine Submission 3 1:36
07/14/2012 Loss Luke Rockhold Strikeforce 07/14/12 Decision Unanimous Decision 5 Title Fight
07/30/2011 Win Robbie Lawler Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson Decision Unanimous Decision 3
03/05/2011 Win Melvin Manhoef Strikeforce Feijao vs Hendo Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 3:41
08/21/2010 Loss Jacare Souza Strikeforce 8/21/10 Decision Unanimous Decision 5 Title Fight
06/16/2010 Win Trevor Prangley Strikeforce: E3 Expo Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 3:35
09/25/2009 Win Zak Cummings Strikeforce Challengers Submission 2 2:43
06/19/2009 Win Nick Thompson Strikeforce Challengers: Villasenor vs. Cyborg Submission 2 2:37
NSF 12/29/2007 Win Elias Rivera International Fight League: 2007 World Grand-Prix Final KO 1 0:00
12/15/2007 Loss Jason Miller HDNet Fights: Reckless Abandon Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 05/19/2007 Win Ryan McGivern International Fight League: Chicago 05/19/07 Submission Guillotine Choke 2 1:25
NSF 02/23/2007 Win Dante Rivera International Fight League: 2007 Season Submission Strikes 2 2:20
NSF 11/06/2006 Win James Damien 2006 All Army Cobatives Championships 11/6/2006 Decision Majority Decision
09/23/2006 Win Hector Urbina Fightfest 7: Battle of the Titans KO 1 1:51
NSF 02/23/2003 Win Ryan Narte Extreme Challenge 50 TKO/RSC 1 1:22
NSF 02/23/2003 Win Jason Miller Extreme Challenge 50 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 02/23/2003 Win Cruz Chacon Extreme Challenge 50 TKO/RSC 2 1:21
NSF 10/18/2002 Win Mack Brewer WEC 5: Halloween Fury TKO/RSC Strikes from Rear Mount 1 1:03
NSF 11/09/2001 Win Jody Burke International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 16 Submission Forearm Choke 1
NSF 08/31/2001 Loss Scott Smith International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 15 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Bleeding 1 2:53
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest

Fighter Bio


Kennedy was born and raised in San Luis Obispo, California where his trainers Chuck Liddell, Scott Adams, Glover Teixeira live. Kennedy started wrestling when he was 11, he also enrolled in jiu jitsu. At about age 17, he began make the move into MMA as he picked up kick boxing and eventually pancrase. In more recent years Tim Kennedy has drifted towards the striking arts, taking on kickboxing, and now trains with Chuck Liddell and John Hackleman.

Tim Kennedy currently competing in middleweight division for the Chicago-based Red Bears team of the International Fight League under MMA champion Igor Zinoviev and also competing in light heavyweight division.