- Famous Name
- Birth Name Iain Kidd
- Birth Place Scotland, United Kingdom
- Famous Name Iain Kidd
- Birth Date 1988
- Nationality British
- Ethnicity White
- Currently Married No
Iain Kidd is a British MMA writer who worked for SB Nation’s MMA and Ufc blog Bloody Elbow. He served as a regular columnist for Bloody Elbow before being fired recently in 2018 after his child pornography conviction came to light.
Kidd also was a co-host for the “Three Amigos” and “Wonder Twins” podcast.
Iain Kidd Early Life and Family
Iain Kidd was born in 1988 in Scotland, United Kingdom. He currently lives in Glasglow with his parents but the details about his family is not yet available.
He holds British nationality and belongs to white ethnic background. There is no details about his education.
Iain Kidd Professional Life
Iain Kidd worked as an MMA writer for SB Nation and Bloody Elbow. He wrote columns for Bloody Elbow about anti-doping issues and was a vocal critic of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, which serves as the UFC’s anti-doping partner.
Kidd also appeared as the co-host of the podcasts “Three Amigos” and “Wonder Twins”.
Kidd was fired by SB Nation and Bloody Elbow after he was found being involved in child pornography in December 2018
Prior, he is also the co-owner of Dragonbyte Technologies Ltd., a software business.
Iain Kidd Personal Life
Not details about Iain Kidd's relationship and affairs are available. He is still believed to be unmarried and there are no reports about having a girlfriend.
Kidd was recently convicted over possession of child pornography in between 2005 and 2017. He along with two other people named Robert McDermitt and Fillip Hannisdal collected indecent images of children and possessed extreme pornographic images.
In regards to the earlier statements on our former colleague Ian Kidd's reported actions, Bloody Elbow won't be doing play by play tonight. We'll keep results updated, but that's it. Thanks and apologies for our lack of coverage for #UFC231.
— Bloody Elbow (@BloodyElbow) December 9, 2018
Kidd prohibited jail sentence but was handed 3-year probation as part of a diversion program.
The former light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones made a tweet on Kidd's dismissal and wrote:
"One of my biggest critics bloody elbow reporter
#IainKidd was just busted for having possession of over 1000 images and videos of #ChildPornography. As a father to only daughters, I absolutely hate people like this and try not to hate anyone. Lucky he doesn’t live in my city."
One of my biggest critics bloody elbow reporter #IainKidd was just busted for having possession of over 1000 images and videos of #ChildPornography. As a father to only daughters, I absolutely hate people like this, and try not to hate anyone. Lucky he doesn’t live in my city.
— Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) December 10, 2018
Kidd targeted Bones while he was found guilty of using cocaine.
Another UFC fighter, Michael Chiesa also criticized Kidd through a tweet where he wrote:
Iain Kidd Salary and Net worth
Iain Kidd might not have good earning as an MMA writer. His salary is reported to be less in a 5-digit figure. He might not have a remarkable net worth current. He doesn't have his own house and lives in a house of his parents in Scotland.