Man, imagine being Johny Hendricks; a guy who really should’ve had his welterweight title shot by now, and is still getting jerked around by forces beyond his control. Could you even imagine Johny Hendricks having to wait another six months to a year for GSP and his welterweight title shot if Georges takes on Anderson Silva in a superfight? And what does that even mean if that actually happens? Silva fights in July, so more than likely that would be a November or December matchup, which means Hendricks will potentially be really, really annoyed.
That’s why he just wants a shot at the belt, even if GSP gives it up.
“That’s what I’ve been preaching for the last six to eight months,” he said. “I want to fight GSP because I’m a competitor. I want to fight the best guys in my weight class. But also, the belt is more important than GSP, and that’s really what I’m looking at.
“If he wants to go to 185 then by all means, go to 185 and fight Anderson Silva. Yes, it would be a great thing for...