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Dana White: KenFlo could see third championship fight despite 'title mental-blockage'


Props: Boston Herald


"I like the way Kenny Florian fights when he’s not fighting for a title. [He] comes in with a completely different game plan and fights not like Kenny Florian when he’s fighting for the title. I think he’s got a title mental-blockage. If Frankie beat B.J. again, yeah, that would probably be a good thing for Kenny. We’ll see how this whole thing shakes out."

UFC President Dana White comments on the career performances of perennial number one contender Kenny Florian, who is booked to face Gray Maynard in the promotion's Boston debut at UFC 118 at the TD Garden on August 28. "KenFlo" has been to the mountain top twice before, coming up short against Sean Sherk and BJ Penn. Outside of those losses, he's 11-1 with 10 finishes inside the Octagon. Does he have a "title mental-blockage?" Or were Sherk and Penn just that much better than him at the time of their championship bouts?

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