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The road to the Octagon for UFC 241 was an unusual one for Casey Kenney.
"I hit 137 when I found out it was 140. The plan was to go to bed at 137, wake up [and] be 136 and hit the scales," Kenney said to Sherdog.com. "It was about one in the morning when I found out. I just started my rehydration the night before basically, I got a good five-six pounds in before I went to bed."
When the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced this fight would be contested at a catchweight, a reason was not provided. According to Kenney, he posited that Bermudez could not safely reach 135 pounds. Given the fact that "The Bermudez Triangle" did not technically miss weight, Kenney would not receive a percentage of his foe's purse. He revealed, however, that he was taken care of following this unexpected change mere hours before weigh-ins.
"Basically, I got some of his purse but we will keep the percentage out of it. I got paid for that and we made it a catchweight for him," he explained. "The commission and UFC cut him off at 140, so we moved it, but I got a cut."
Ultimately, for Kenney he is very happy with his performance, especially with how he handled fighting Bermudez who was noticeably larger inside the Octagon.
"I think I handled it great, it just shows my skills are on another level even if you have 20 pounds over me," he said. "I mean, he was bigger than some of the lightweights on the card."
Glad to win his second bout inside the UFC, Kenney has his sights set on bigger names like Urijah Faber among others.