Johny Hendricks gunning for Georges St-Pierre rematch at middleweight

Johny Hendricks found new life as a middleweight on Sunday night but the former welterweight champion is still willing to revisit history to get revenge for a past wrong in his career. While it appears Hendricks' days competing at 170 pounds are still finished, he would love the opportunity to avenge his loss to former champion Georges St-Pierre now that he has inked a new deal to...
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6 hours ago

UFC Fight Night 105 results: Johny Hendricks upends Hector Lombard in middleweight debut

The former UFC welterweight champion claims his first victory at 185 pounds by unanimous decision. Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks’ middleweight debut was a success. Hendricks, a two-time NCAA national wrestling champion at Oklahoma State, made his debut at 185 pounds after several failed weight cuts since November 2015 on Sunday in the co-main event of UFC...
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12 hours ago

Johny Hendricks earns hard fought win over Hector Lombard in middleweight debut

Johny Hendricks fought in a new weight class for the first time in his UFC career on Sunday night and it's clear he felt better than ever before. Hendricks had suffered through some brutal weight cuts in recent years to continue competing at 170-pounds, but when his biggest fight ended up against the scale rather than his opponents, he knew it was time for a change. So Hendricks...
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20 hours ago

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

Johny Hendricks To Undergo 170lb Test Cut To Fend Off Move To 185lb Division

After failing to make weight for his welterweight clash with Tyron Woodley at UFC 192 on Saturday night leading to the fight being cancelled, the UFC are pushing for Johny Hendricks to move up to the middleweight division, but he wants one last chance to prove he can still make weight. ‘Bigg Rigg’ had to be rushed to hospital last Thursday after a botched weight cut led to him...
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October 09, 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

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