Boestch would be a suitable opponent for Kennedy on a couple of levels. He’s already in the midst of training for an October 26 match-up with C.B. Dollaway, so Boestch is definitely in shape to fight on November 6, and scrapping their preliminary pairing wouldn’t hurt UFC 166 since the show is stacked. Boetsch also has a bit of name value, so he’s an appealing adversary from that standpoint as well. Throw in a fairly well-rounded skill-set and a reputation for finishing foes, and you’ve got an excellent option when it comes to finding Kennedy’s new opponent.
UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is set to take to the Octagon again in a little over a month when he’ll serve as one half of the headlining duo at UFC Fight Night 31. The card is particularly important to decorated military veteran Kennedy, as the show comes with a Fight for the Troops tag and is unfolding at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. Unfortunately, Kennedy’s original opponent – Lyoto Machida – was pulled out of the fight to fill a vacancy created by an injury to Michael Bisping, leaving the Army Ranger without an adversary at the event. That being said, who should the UFC consider as a replacement? (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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