UFC 200 Weigh-In Results: Miesha Tate Makes Deadline; Johny Hendricks Misses Weight

The biggest event in UFC history hasn’t come without drama during fight week, so it was only fitting that the weigh-in for Saturday’s mega-card was filled with plenty of its own. Women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate just barely made her weigh-in time, which was earlier than normal because of a new rule allowing fighters a longer period to re-hydrate. She made the cutoff...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 200 weigh-ins: Hendricks misses weight; Tate just makes the deadline

LAS VEGAS -- The drama surrounding UFC 200 continued on Friday morning at the early weigh-ins as former champion Johny Hendricks missed the mark, while bantamweight champion Miesha Tate got on the scale at the last minute before the cut off time.Fighters were allowed to weigh-in between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. in the morning with the Nevada State Athletic Commission and UFC officials...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 200 Fight Preview: Johny Hendricks vs. Kelvin Gastelum

Another big fight I’m pretty excited for. This fight features two BIG, BIG welterweights, who have at times, had issues making weight. This is a must win fight for both guys if they wish to find themselves in the title picture anytime soon. The welterweight division is a logjam of talent and there are always a handful of guys vying for the top spot. A loss here would send either...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks leaves Team Takedown

When former NCAA Division I wrestling national champion Johny Hendricks got into MMA, he hooked up with management company Team Takedown. Together, Hendricks and the team rose through the WEC and UFC welterweight ranks, ultimately becoming a star and earning a world title. After nearly a decade, Hendricks is ending that relationship and leaving his management and team. "[Team Takedown...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite UFC 192 Blunder, Johny Hendricks Wants Another Go At Welterweight

Despite this past weekend’s weight cutting debacle, Jonny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks (pictured) does not believe he’s too big to continue to compete at welterweight.Hendricks was rushed to the hospital on Thursday night after his body shut down trying to cut to 171 pounds, the maximum allowed in a non-title welterweight affair, for his pivotal shootout against Tyron Woodley at...
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC: Johny Hendricks’ nightmare weight cut.

Last Saturday, UFC 192 saw the light-heavyweight title up for grabs.  The fight card featured Daniel Corimer against Alexander Gustafsson, a fight that will go down as an instant classic. However, the co-main event of UFC 192 was canceled when former UFC welterweight champion Johny “Big Rigg” Hendricks missed weight by 13 lbs!  He was supposed to fight Tyron Woodley for a number...
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks Takes it to Matt Brown with Dominant Performance at UFC 185

Matt Brown fights with Johny Hendricks in the Welterweight bout during the UFC 185 event at American Airlines Center on March 14, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Johny Hendricks (17-3) advanced himself into prime position to challenge for the Welterweight Belt with last night’s dominant performance over Matt Brown (19-13).  Hendricks nullified...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks Dominates Matt Brown At UFC 185

Johny Hendricks looked in good form tonight at UFC 185 as he bested Matt Brown on the feet and dominated him with powerful wrestling to secure a unanimous decision victory (30-27 x3). Round One: Brown out quickly and pumping the jab. He thinks about a kick and then aborts it. Hendricks with an uppercut. Into the clinch and Hendricks looks for a takedown, hoists Brown to his...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks Has Some Fun With Fans At UFC 185 Open Workouts (Video)

An estimated 200 fans crammed into the Carpenter Ballroom at Dallas’ Hilton Anatole Hotel on Wednesday for an up-close look at five of the featured fighters set to compete at UFC 185, all of whom showed off their skills during open workouts. Anthony Pettis, Rafael dos Anjos, Johny Hendricks, Carla Esparza and Joanna Jedrzejczyk took turns stretching and demonstrating their abilities...
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Champ Johny Hendricks to Undergo Bicep Surgery

Freshly-minuted UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (pictured) will undergo surgery to repair his torn bicep Monday. If rehab goes according to plan, “Bigg Rigg” can resume training in two months. Hendricks revealed his injury during Wednesday’s radio interview with KROQ in Los Angeles. Hendricks captured the vacant 170-pound crown Georges St-Pierre voluntarily left behind...
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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