Hendricks vs Thompson To Headline UFC Fight Night on 2/6

Las Vegas – UFC® announced today that its card on Saturday, Feb. 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas will now air live on FS1 and be headlined by a five-round welterweight bout between former champion Johny Hendricks and the dynamic Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson.   Originally scheduled as UFC 196 live on Pay-Per-View, the fight card was moved to FS1 following the loss of...
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January 29, 2016  |  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

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 suffering...
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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 UFC 192...
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 Out Of UFC 192 Co-Main Event After Weight Cut Drama

Johny Hendricks UFC 192 co-main event fight with Tyron Woodley has been scrapped on the eve of the event in Texas after ‘Bigg Rigg’ ran into difficulties during his weight cut. The former welterweight champion had appeared ok during yesterday’s media day where he stated he was weighing 183lbs, but his condition deteriorated later that night to the extent that he had to be rushed...
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October 02, 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

'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
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March 12, 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 defeated...
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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