The Tuf 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum entered this fight with a pro record of 12-2-0 (67% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 welterweight in the world. He lost to Neil Magny last year (via split decision, Magny vs Gastelum) but he came back to win in 2016 against Johny Hendricks (=Hendricks vs Gastelum).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Tim Kennedy, has an official mma record of 18-5-0 (78% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since September 27, 2014 when he was defeated by Yoel Romero (=Kennedy vs Romero). Before this bout he had beat current #1 Ufc Mw champion Michael Bisping (=Bisping vs Kennedy). Gastelum vs Kennedy is on the undercard of Max Holloway vs Anthony Pettis – UFC 206. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis
Where: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Canada
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC 206 fight card (main and best fights):
Max Holloway vs Anthony Pettis
Donald Cerrone vs Matt Brown
Cub Swanson vs Doo Ho Choi
Kelvin Gastelum vs Tim Kennedy
Emil Weber Meek vs Jordan Mein
John Makdessi vs Lando Vannata
Gastelum’s previous fight: Johny Hendricks vs Kelvin Gastelum
Kennedy’s previous fight: Tim Kennedy vs Yoel Romero
Gastelum’s next fight: Vitor Belfort vs Kelvin Gastelum
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