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UFC on Fox 15 Kountermove Preview

The UFC makes a return to Fox this weekend with UFC on Fox 15 in New Jersey. The card is headlined by one of the fight I’ve been looking forward to the most since it’s announcement with Luke Rockhold taking on Lyoto Machida. The card is filled with some great other fights too, despite losing Yoel Romero last minute. To get you ready for the fights on Saturday, we’ve got...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Herrig vs VanZant: Beauty is skin deep, or do we care?

The dust had barely settled for the two female straw weights in UFC Fight Night 64 before a new storm brews. The UFC On Fox 15 is scheduled to feature another interesting match between Felice Herrig and Paige VanZant VanZant had been featured plenty in the media since her debut UFC fight (and win) last November. Dana White had called her a ‘Rising star’ and Reebok, in signing...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks on eating right and picking Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald II

Last December, Johny Hendricks suffered greatly from a weight cut he describes as terrible, lost a close decision and his UFC welterweight title to Robbie Lawler. After contemplating retirement, Hendricks instead decided to fight on, but only while carrying less extra weight around in between fights. Before his win over Matt Brown in March, Hendricks told FOX Sports that he'd focused...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  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...
Via The Sports Journal
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 Results: Two new champions crowned in Dallas

Out with the old. In with the new. #1 contenders Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Rafael dos Anjos completely dominated now former champions Carla Esparza and Anthony Pettis to earn themselves UFC gold. Neither fight was even close. In the main event of the evening, dos Anjos landed a left hand right on the champions eye that hindered his vision for the remainder of the 25 minute title fight...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks uses strong wrestling attack to ground Matt Brown at UFC 185

Takedowns were the name of the game for former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks as he put Matt Brown on the mat over and over again to earn a decision win at UFC 185. Over the course of three rounds, Hendricks showed why he was an accomplished NCAA champion in wrestling as he slipped under Brown's punches consistently and scooped up the Ohio native for a series of takedowns...
Via Fox Sports
March 14, 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks goes head-2-head with Matt Brown. Who takes it?

Don't miss any of the action from UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos with our scheduling and viewing guide.
Via Fox Sports
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Brown: Maybe I'll take Johny Hendricks down, put him on his back

Matt Brown is well aware of the challenge ahead of him at UFC 185 when he takes on former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. The Ohio native is not only facing one of the best 170-pound fighters on the planet, but also a man on a mission to get his body in shape like never before as he gets ready to step back into the Octagon, one fight removed from losing the title to new champion...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hendricks-Brown unlikely to fulfill expectations at UFC 185

USATI Three months removed from losing the welterweight title, Johny Hendricks is in a unique situation as a legitimate contender who has essentially been promised another crack at the crown in an eventual trilogy bout with Robbie Lawler, but also as a fighter that could easily lose that opportunity in Saturday’s showdown with Matt Brown at UFC 185 in Dallas. At UFC 181 last...
Via Sports-Glory
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

'Tis the 'Seasoning' for a Beating: Johny Hendricks's New Diet for UFC 185

Johny Hendricks will look a little less diesel when he steps into the Octagon this Saturday to face Matt Brown at UFC 185. That’s because “Big Rigg” has been fueling with
Via Stack
March 12, 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...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185: Bigg Rigg and The Immortal Square off for Potential Title Shot

Robbie Lawler punches Johny Hendricks in their welterweight title fight during the UFC 181 event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on December 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Mandatory Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) Saturday’s UFC 185 features what is sure to be a barn-burner matchup between former Welterweight Champ Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks (16-3) and the violent and...
Via The Sports Journal
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Brown: I'm coming after Johny Hendricks

A lot has changed for UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown, recently. He's had fight dates, and opponents change for him. He had to leave one of his coaches behind after the two of them got into an argument and then fist fight. The TUF veteran also decided to keep his training camps closer to home, as opposed to going out of his native Ohio, as was his custom for awhile. That decision...
Via Fox Sports
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks on the 'huge' changes made that he hopes will bring him UFC gold once more

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and his coaches did all that they could to hide it, and put on impressive poker faces, but the truth ached in the joints of his bones. All week long leading into his first ever title defense, Dec. 6 in Las Vegas at UFC 181 against Robbie Lawler, Hendricks struggled to get down to the 170 pound division limit. There were rumors of Hendricks...
Via Fox Sports
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 ‘Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ extended video preview

With UFC 185, the UFC begins a stretch of 3 pay-per-views that will feature 2 title fights a piece. For this event, the two titles up for grabs will be Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis’ lightweight strap and Carla ‘Cookie Monster’ Esparza’s strawweight belt. It’ll be up to challengers Rafael dos Anjos and Joanna Jedrzejczyk to change the course of history. Below, we take an...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks wants to steal the show from the two main events at UFC 185

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is no stranger to putting on the most exciting fight on an entire pay-per-view card and often times stealing the show. Three out of his last four fights have ended with Hendricks going home with a 'Fight of the Night' bonus while also earning two more 'Knockout of the Night' awards from UFC 141 and UFC 154. It should be no surprise...
Via Fox Sports
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks not working with Mike Dolce ahead of UFC 185

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is no stranger to big meals and hearty eating when he's not getting ready for a fight. The top ranked welterweight contender would routinely balloon up to somewhere in the neighborhood of 220-pounds in between fights and then drop nearly 50-pounds or more as he got ready to hit the mark just 24-hours out from one of his bouts in the...
Via Fox Sports
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks Gets Back to Basics

STACK spoke with former UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks about what he’s doing differently with his training as he preps to fight Matt Brown on March 14 at UFC 185
Via Stack
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Some thoughts on PED’s in MMA, Anderson Silva, GSP and the UFC

To say that it has been a crazy year so far would be a huge understatement. The Twitter universe has been all a flutter with fans expressing their opinions. They have run the gamut from do not test anybody and just let them fight to test them all. There have of course been all sorts of conspiracy theories. Some claiming that Dana White and the UFC are out to get Anderson Silva for...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Hendricks Vs Brown / MacDonald Vs Lombard To Decide Next 170lb Title Contender

Two major upcoming welterweight fights will establish who gets the next shot at the title according to UFC President Dana White. Recently announced bouts between Johny Hendricks and Matt Brown at UFC 185 on March 14th, and Rory MacDonald Vs Hector Lombard on April 25th feature four of the top six contenders at 170lbs, and it appears that whoever impresses most will go on to fight...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Welterweight Top Contender Spot Up For Grabs Between Hendricks-Brown and MacDonald-Lombard

Death and taxes, those are the only two certainties in life. After getting promised next dibs at the UFC welterweight title in October, only to have the offer withdrawn by UFC president Dana White just two months later, then have White issue the next, next moniker last week, Rory MacDonald will once again have to prove he’s worthy of top contender status. On this week’s edition...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks Now Fighting Matt Brown Instead Of Robbie Lawler

Johny Hendricks won’t be completing his trilogy of title fights with Robbie Lawler after all – or at least not right away, despite the rematch being confirmed just a couple of weeks ago. Instead the UFC has made an unexpected announcement that Hendricks will now fight Matt Brown in the co-main event of UFC 185 on March 14th instead. Brown had also been previously attached to...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks Won’t Get Immediate Trilogy, Fights Matt Brown at UFC 185

In a surprising twist, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (pictured) won’t get an immediate trilogy against current champ Robbie Lawler. It was announced Tuesday Hendricks will battle Matt Brown at UFC 185. The March 14 event goes down inside American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Both 170-pounders will be looking to get back on the winning track. Brown was...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks faces Matt Brown at UFC 185, Wonderboy vs. Thatch main event in Colorado

The UFC has been searching since New Year's Eve trying to find an opponent for Matt Brown and it seems he has a 'Bigg Rigg' ready to accept the challenge Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has been tapped to face Brown in a new fight added to UFC 185 on March 14. UFC officials confirmed the new bout on Tuesday. Brown was originally expected to face former Strikeforce...
Via Fox Sports
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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