Kenny Florian Drops To Featherweight

Kenny Florian UFC 118

Kenny Florian UFC 118

Kenny Florian Drops To Featherweight

Former UFC lightweight contender Kenny Florian is set to make the move to the 145-pound division.

ESPN.com first reported the story and Heavy.com has confirmed the news.

The 34-year old Bostonian has fought for the UFC lightweight title twice and came up short each times.  Now he’ll drop to the featherweight division in search of a UFC Championship.

Florian is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Gray Maynard at UFC 118 in August 2010, and is expected to make his featherweight debut in June or July.

He wants to face a top contender in the division.

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