Tayla 'Bam-Bam' Kennedy
Record [W L D] : 1 - 0 - 0
TKO/KO : 1 Wins - 0 Losses
Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
Age : 24
Height : 1.77 m
Reach : 194 cm
Strengths :Long Range
From : South Africa
Fighting out of : Kloof, Durban
Gym : Smackworks Fight and Fit
Trainer : Armdand De Bruin
- Pope Djembo
- EFC 57
- R1 TKO (Strikes)
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
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.