Johny Hendricks was lobbying more than talking trash.
"I want to see you here in five months," Hendricks said immediately after beating Carlos Condit at UFC 158 on Saturday night. "If not, I'll fly to your house, hire a ref and we can do something about it."
There will be no need. Georges St-Pierre and, more importantly, UFC president Dana White, agreed that Hendricks will get that shot at a yet-to-be determined event. Hendricks didn't need to goad St-Pierre like Nick Diaz did.
Hendricks' best argument came in the Octagon.
"I don't want to sit here and badmouth anybody," Hendricks said. "I don't have to sit here and say, 'He's this. He's this. He's this.' I want my ability to get me the fight. That's what I showcased."
A certain amount of decorum returned to the welterweight division following what transpired at UFC 158. St-Pierre earned an overwhelming win by decision over Diaz, who got the title shot in large part for repeatedly calling out St-Pierre.
The gamesmanship -- or ...