When you have a chance to fight a world championship and come up on the short end of it, you always have that bitter taste in your mouth, but not Strikeforce middleweight Tim Kennedy. Kennedy defeated Melvin Manhoef via submission at last night's at Strikeforce: Hendo vs Feijao event.
Kennedy who faced current Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza in August at the Strikeforce event in Houston and lost a very close decision says he is in no rush to fight for the title immediately and will fight the previous title challenger in Robbie Lawler.
Kennedy says, " Let me prove I'm the number one contender by fighting the number two guy in the entire world".
Strikeforce has a card in his home state of Texas on June 18th in Dallas and the card isn't finalized, so maybe we see that bout happen at that time.
You can listen to the entire backstage interview with Tim Kennedy at www.sportstownchicago.com/fightclub