San Luis Obispo alumnus wins UFC Fight for the Troops event

Columbia College-San Luis Obispo

Nov. 20, 2013


Tim Kennedy, a Columbia College-San Luis Obispo alumnus, was the winning fighter in the Nov. 7 UFC Fight for the Troops event. Kennedy, a U.S. Army Green Beret and nationally known MMA fighter, won in the first round against Rafael Natal in front of a crowd of active-duty service members. For more about the fight, check out this video from ESPN and a photo gallery from

If you’d like to know more about Kennedy, who received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, check out this profile of him from Sports Illustrated, a profile of him from Bleacher Report, a profile on Yahoo! Sports, a profile from the Boot Campaign, his UFC bio, his Wikipedia page and his IMDb bio.