Army war hero, Tim Kennedy (14-3) starts a new win-streak in the Strikeforce promotions as he defeats heavy handed Robbie Lawler (18-8) via unanimous decision at the Strikeforce: Fedor vs Henderson card in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Kennedy used his fast-twitch  grappling to get numerous takedowns throughout the three rounds to pull the decision away from Lawler.

Kennedy has now defeated top contenders Robbie Lawler, Melvin Manhoef, Trevor Prangley, Zak Cummings, Nick Thompson, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller.

Official scorecard: 30-27, 30-27, 30-27