Casey Kenney


Remains perfect in UFC
August 17, 2019
Kenney defeated Manny Bermudez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) at UFC 241 on Saturday in Anaheim.
Full marks to Kenney for taking out the bigger, previously undefeated Bermudez as a (+150) underdog. Kenney was the much more effective of the two men in the first couple rounds before he became noticeably exhausted in the final stages of Round 2. His output and effectiveness waned considerably in the Round 3, but Kenney had already done enough in the first 10 minutes to lock up the decision from the judges. Kenney's lack of finishing power (two career KO wins) is a major concern moving forward, but the 28-year-old Arizona native has shown enough in his first two UFC bouts (2-0) to make him worth keeping an eye on moving forward.
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UFC 241 bout weight class adjusted
August 16, 2019
Kenney will square off against Manny Bermudez at UFC 241 at a 140-catchweight instead of at bantamweight, Alexander K. Lee of reports.
Kenney and Bermudez both agreed to the adjustment, which likely surfaces with questions surrounding Bermudez missing weight again. Kenney slides in at a +130 underdog against Bermudez as of Friday morning.
Gets second UFC bout
July 8, 2019
Kenney will take on Manny Bermudez in a bantamweight bout at UFC 241 on Aug. 17, Farah Hannoun of MMA Junkie reports.
Kenney most recently made his UFC debut back in March at UFC on ESPN 2, where he pulled off a surprising upset victory over Ray Borg via unanimous decision. Kenney will now have the opportunity to hand Bermudez the first loss of his professional career (14-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC).
Stuns Ray Borg in UFC debut
March 30, 2019
Kenney defeated Ray Borg via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) at UFC on ESPN 2 on Saturday in Philadelphia.
Making his UFC debut on six days notice, Kenney impressively dispatched one of the division's best fighters. His takedown defense was troublesome, but he landed two successful takedowns of his own and he was the far more effective fighter on the feet. Borg has struggled of late, but this is an extremely impressive debut for Kenney any way you slice it. The 28-year-old is officially on the radar.