Tim Kennedy is a brokenhearted man. At least that’s what the UFC middleweight announced on Twitter after the promotion moved his next scheduled opponent to another fight.
I want @lyotomachidafw to know that he broke my heart.... :-(— Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) September 28, 2013
Up until Friday afternoon, Kennedy was scheduled to face former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the Troops 3. However, the UFC pulled Machida from that bout, moving him to the main event of UFC Fight Night 30 where he will replace Michael Bisping in the main event.
Kennedy, looking to salve his emotional wounds, then went on to engage in some Twitter "trash talk" in the hopes of getting a replacement opponent:
Hey @ChrisCamozzi I think you have bad hair, and should fight me in defense if your stylist. (My best attempt at picking a fight)— Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) September 28, 2013
@TimKennedyMMA how dare you talk about my hair!!! That's crossing the line bro! I'm always available— Chris Camozzi (@ChrisCamozzi) September 28, 2013
Yo @mousasi_mma I'm not exactly sure where Leiden is, but I want to put you in a "Dutch oven". (See what I did there). Let's fight over it.— Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) September 28, 2013
Hey @mark_munoz I'm super mad you took Lyoto from me. You cut me deeper than you could ever know... (It's hurts so bad) Tim— Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) September 28, 2013
UFC Fight Night 30 will take place on October 26 from the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England. UFC Fight Night 31 will take place on November 6 from Fort Campbell in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
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