Tim Kennedy: UFC Fighter Says ISIS Has Threatened Him On Social Media, FBI Calls It ‘Credible’ Threat

Aaron Homer - Author
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Feb. 20 2017, Updated 10:59 p.m. ET

Tim Kennedy, the former Army Special Forces veteran who has fought a few bouts in the UFC, has been getting threats from ISIS on social media – threats that the FBI has deemed “credible,” Army Times is reporting.

Why would ISIS be interested in Tim Kennedy? The MMA fighter was a Green Beret who served in Iraq and Afghanistan with the U.S. Army’s 7th special forces group, fighting against Islamist militants, according to Sport Act. He served several tours on active duty, and even earned the bronze star for valor under fire in 2006.

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