The love for the things that you are so passionate about is so unconditional that it’s hard to get away from it. Kenny Florian is a mixed martial artist who had a hard time giving up his career in Ultimate Fighting Championship(UFC). He announced the retirement following the third defeat in a championship fight, but he loved the sports tremendously, learning and competing that he made a comeback in the lightweight division but finally decided to quit after sustaining injury.
Career and Net Worth:
As he was growing up, he was a standout football player and played for the Varsity Soccer Team in NCAA division for the Boston College. His attention turned toward the mixed martial arts and got a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He made the debut in MMA in 2003 and won his very first match against Jason Giroux at Mass Destruction. His razor sharp elbow strikes define him and have proved lethal against his opponents.
His records from the matches have also been intriguing which boasts the total win of 14 games of the 20 he played. He even had the opportunity of claiming the Featherweight title before being defeated by unanimous decision. He is currently the commentator for the ABC series Battlebots. His prolific career has earned him a staggering net worth of $3 million.
A Beautiful Married Life!!
He has come a long way since he retired from being a professional fighter and he been enjoying a successful career as a sports personality and commentator for Fox. Is there anything more rewarding than that? If the answer is no, then you should give it another thought.
The former UFC challenger has been a happily married man for around three years now. His wife, Clark Gilmer is a model and actress who has already been in numerous TV series and a movie Argo. He bought a 2.75 million mansion in Hollywood Hills after getting hitched with her in October 2014.
They had been dating for a while before finally making their relationship official. In a surprising and romantic proposal, he got down on his knees in front of his then girlfriend which freaked her out is a good way. Being a wife of a fighter, she seems to be good at betting as well since he congratulated her via twitter for winning a great deal in a race.
Kenny Florian currently aged 41 was born on 26th May 1976 in Massachusetts, U.S. He is one of the six children born to his family. His brother Keith is also an expert on Martial Arts and own Florian Martial Arts Center and Gym in Brookline. The American National belongs to mixed ethnicity. The handsome and healthy suffered several injuries in the past but has healed and stood at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches.