UFC Vet Ebersole Agrees to Come out of Retirement to Fight Former Student, Teammate and Also Former UFC fighter Kennedy at Hex Fighting Series 6 – Live on GFL.tv
There is genuine bad blood between the two main event fighters and it is the major reason for why the match has been put together and made into a reality. Fighting out of the Kickass MMA gym in Perth, Kennedy, 33, who boasts a professional record of 22-8, will be making his first appearance after being released by the UFC.
Ebersole had recently retired from the UFC after a four-year tenure in the promotion, but retirement was short-lived when he was offered the chance to fight his former student. Ebersole is fighting out of Melbourne’s Kimekai and holds an impressive professional record of 51-17-1. The 35 year-old detailed his side of the feud with Kennedy to Fight News Australia back in February.
Ebersole claims that Kennedy used his name with promoters to get them to put him on their cards, claiming that a mutual friend heard Kennedy talking to a promoter saying how well he did against Ebersole whilst training.
The bout card includes: