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EFC - Fighter Profile - Tayla Kennedy

Tayla 'Bam-Bam' Kennedy

Lightweight

Record [W L D] : 1 - 0 - 0

Submission : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
TKO/KO : 1 Wins - 0 Losses
Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses

Age : 24

Height : 1.77 m

Reach : 194 cm

Strengths :Long Range

Excellent Judo
Highly Agile

From : South Africa

Fighting out of : Kloof, Durban

Gym : Smackworks Fight and Fit

Trainer : Armdand De Bruin

Skills Breakdown

EFC - Fighter Profile - Tayla Kennedy
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Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Pope Djembo
  • EFC 57
  • Win
  • R1 TKO (Strikes)

Fighter's Biography

  • Background disciplines?

    Judo

    When & why did you start martial arts training?

    At 6 years old I began training Judo because I wanted to be like Goku from DBZ.

    How and why did you transition to MMA?

    I wanted more out of competitive martial arts as well as to have a sport where I was free to express myself.

    What ranks & titles have you held?

    Judo KZN Champ, MFC welterweight champ

    How did you get your fight name?

    My training partners thought my training demeanor resembled Bam-Bam from the Flintsones cartoon


  • Favoured technique?

    Spinning Heel Kick, because when it lands it’s an instant highlight reel finish.

    Who is your hero, and why?

    My fighting hero is Donald Cerrone because of his attitude to fighting. Anytime, anyone, anywhere.

    What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

    I love surfing, wake boarding and water skiing.

    What does it mean for you to fight in EFC?

    It's a way to express myself on an international stage.

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