Tim Kennedy is not just well-known MMA fighter in the Strikeforce fight-promotiong organization. Mr. Kennedy is also a Special Forces Operator. However, a few years back he gave up active duty to focus solely on becoming the best middleweight fighter in the world. Lately, he is once again considering active duty. Why? Why would a fighter of the caliber of Tim Kennedy give up on Strikeforce? The hyperlinked article from Sports Illustrated expands on this story regarding one of the fighters I look up to the most.
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