1081 Search Results for johny hendricks

Jan 18, 2017 1:32 pm

Johny Hendricks targeted for middleweight debut at UFC Fight Night: Halifax

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will be going up in weight to fight in the middleweight division for his next bout. According to a report from Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting, the UFC is working on Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard for UFC Fight Night: Halifax, which is scheduled to take place on February...

Dec 30, 2016 8:33 pm

MMA community reacts to Neil Magny’s win over Johny Hendricks

In the main event of the UFC 207 prelims, top ranked UFC welterweight Neil Magny returned to the win column as he picked up a unanimous decision win over former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Leading up to the fight, Hendricks once again missed weight, and revealed that he would be moving up to middleweight....

Dec 30, 2016 6:58 pm

UFC 207 Results: Neil Magny defeats Johny Hendricks via decision (Highlights)

A welterweight scrap between former division champion Johny Hendricks and rising contender Neil Magny served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 207 prelims in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Magny misses with an early front kick. He follows that up with a side kick that is blocked by Johny. Hendricks charges forward and...

Dec 30, 2016 6:04 am

Johny Hendricks blasts MMA media, explains recent retirement talk

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is currently in the midst of a rough stretch. First, he lost his belt in a competitive fight with Robbie Lawler. Though he was able to rebound with a nice win over Matt Brown in his next fight, his next fight thereafter saw him succumb to a first round...


Dec 29, 2016 11:01 am

VIDEO | Two fighters including Johny Hendricks miss weight at UFC 207

Johny Hendricks at 173.5. Misses weight for UFC207 pic.twitter.com/E2dvf016v7 — Damon Martin (@DamonMartin) December 29, 2016 Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks failed to make weight once again at UFC 207 for his scheduled bout against Neil Magny. Hendricks took to the official early UFC weigh-ins on Thursday and weighed in at 173.5 pounds and...

Nov 1, 2016 11:19 am

Johny Hendricks clarifies potential retirement comments

Last month, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks made headlines when he revealed that his upcoming UFC 207 fight with Neil Magny could very well be his last fight in the Octagon before retiring from MMA. While Hendricks at one point was considered as one of the best welterweights on the planet, even beating welterweight...

Oct 28, 2016 11:31 am

For Johny Hendricks, retirement potentially right around the corner

Several years ago, NCAA Division I All-American Johny Hendricks was considered to be one of the best fighters on the planet. After dropping a controversial split decision to Georges St-Pierre in the main event of UFC 167 back in 2013, Hendricks went on to win the vacant welterweight championship by defeating Robbie Lawler at UFC...

Oct 23, 2016 3:01 pm

Johny Hendricks says he will retire if he suffers defeat at UFC 207 this December

UFC 207 could be the last time that fight fans get to see former UFC welterweight champion Jonhy Hendricks in action. “Bigg Rigg” recently spoke with ESPN’s Five Rounds where he announced that if he loses to Neil Magny at December’s UFC 207 event in Las Vegas he will be hanging up his gloves and...

Jul 9, 2016 6:32 pm

UFC 200 Results: Kelvin Gastelum defeats Johny Hendricks via decision

A key welterweight bout between former champ Johny Hendricks (17-5 MMA) and Kelvin Gastelum (12-2 MMA) took place during tonight’s UFC 200 preliminary card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Gastelum opens things up with a high kick that misses. He quickly takes the center of the octagon. Johny comes in with a combination....

Jul 2, 2016 9:28 am

Kelvin Gastelum fires back at Johny Hendricks for training comments

Ahead of their scheduled UFC 200 fight, Johny Hendricks gave an interview regarding Kelvin Gastelum, revealing that when the two sparred, it was Hendricks who got the better of Gastelum. Now, with less than a week to go until the pair meet inside the Octagon, Gastelum reacted to Hendricks’ comments, while explaining why he’s more...

Jun 28, 2016 7:54 pm

Johny Hendricks recalls sparring session with Kelvin Gastelum

In less than two weeks, at UFC 200, former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will square off against Kelvin Gastelum in a pivotal welterweight matchup. Hendricks is coming off the first KO/TKO loss of his career at the hands of #1 contender Stephen Thompson, who finished Hendricks with a beautiful display of kicks. Gastelum on the...

Mar 29, 2016 12:50 pm

Report: Johny Hendricks vs. Kelvin Gastelum targeted for UFC 200

According to a report from MMAFighting, a key welterweight fight is being targeted for July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The report states that the UFC is aiming to have former UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks (17-4 MMA) take on rising contender Kelvin Gastelum (11-2 MMA) at the July 9 pay-per-view event. Hendricks...

Feb 20, 2016 8:48 am

VIDEO | Hilarious Johny Hendricks parody of “I can’t feel my face”

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] Former UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks parodys The Weekend's 'I Can't Feel My Face' for the Eighth Annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards (written by MMA Roasted, performed by Jered Jones of Offset Season, courtesy of Fighters Only) Posted by Fightbook MMA on Friday, February 12, 2016 Back at the 2016 World MMA...

Feb 10, 2016 8:35 am

Tyron Woodley blasts Johny Hendricks and his “lack of commitment”

Back at UFC 192 Tyron Woodley and former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks were set to compete in what many expected to be a #1 contender fight at welterweight. Unfortunately a weight-cutting mishap saw Hendricks rushed to the emergency room and unable to fight. In the wake of Hendricks hospitalization, UFC President Dana White stated...

Feb 8, 2016 10:30 am

Fighters react to Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson’s TKO of Johny Hendricks

It was a matchup of styles in the main event of UFC Fight Night 82 featuring former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and rising star Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Hendricks who is a former NCAA Division I All American and champion faced the former world champion kickboxer Thompson. Hendricks failed to implement his strengths as a...

Feb 7, 2016 9:34 am

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson: Blasts Johny Hendricks with Combinations

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson made that performance look like it was executed to plan against former champion Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks in last nights headliner. Will the win over a former champ thrust “Wonderboy” into title contention? Crazier things have happened. Check out the clip on how Wonderboy earned himself a streak of 6 straight victories.

Feb 6, 2016 10:32 pm

REPLAY! Stephen Thompson TKO’s Johny Hendricks

Tonight in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Las Vegas’ Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson picked up the biggest win of his MMA career as he defeated former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in impressive fashion. The win over #2 ranked Hendricks likely put Thompson’s name in the mix for a title shot at welterweight. Catch...

Feb 6, 2016 9:56 pm

UFN 82 Results: Stephen Thompson TKO’s Johny Hendricks in round 1

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (17-4 MMA) took on surging 170-pound contender Stephen Thompson (12-1 MMA) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 82 in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Thompson opens up with a huge switch kick that misses. Nice right hand for Hendricks who closes the distance and lands an...

Feb 6, 2016 7:53 am

Johny Hendricks promising finish in fight with Stephen Thompson

In addition to catching criticism for missing weight, Johny Hendricks has also caught criticism for allowing fights to go to a decision. While Hendricks has 8 KO wins in his 20 fight professional career, recently many of Hendricks’ fights have gone to a decision, some of them being controversial ones. Ahead of his ‘UFC Fight...

Feb 5, 2016 7:56 pm

Free Fight: Johny Hendricks vs. Carlos Condit

Tomorrow night Johny Hendricks will look to defeat Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and get another crack at Robbie Lawler’s UFC welterweight championship. Hendricks is coming off a botched weight cut that saw his fight with Tyron Woodley cancelled at UFC 192. Prior to that Hendricks defeated Matt Brown via decision in March. Ahead of his fight...

Feb 5, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson was unaware fight with Johny Hendricks was 5 rounds

When Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson signed the initial contract to fight Johny Hendricks at UFC 196 the fight was scheduled for 3 rounds and was to serve as the co-main event. Last month Cain Velasquez withdrew from his main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum due to a back injury. The UFC replaced Velasquez with Stipe Miocic,...

Feb 4, 2016 12:46 pm

WATCH! Stephen Thompson discusses Johny Hendricks fight with Frank Trigg

This Saturday in Las Vegas Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson faces the toughest test of his MMA career as he steps in the Octagon against former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson is riding a 5-fight win streak into the bout that most recently saw him pick up a highlight reel KO win over Jake Ellenberger. Ahead...

Dec 28, 2015 10:04 pm

Will Johny Hendricks have any weight issues with scheduled bout at UFC 196?

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks never fought in his previously scheduled fight at UFC 192 with Tyron Woodley due to weight cutting issues. Hendricks was hospitalized with a kidney stone and intestinal blockage in efforts to make the 170-pound welterweight limit. After Hendricks recovered from the horrid incident, people, as well as Hendricks himself...

Nov 6, 2015 10:44 am

Weight specialist Lou Giordano offers service to BJ Penn and Johny Hendricks

Lou Giordano, a weight management specialist based in New Jersey has offered his service to recent Mike Dolce clients who were unhappy about Dolceā€™s weight and nutrition services. With both of those fighters being former UFC champions in BJ Penn and Johny Hendricks, there is a lot at stake in being the best you can...

Oct 31, 2015 9:42 am

Askren rips ‘dummy’ Johny Hendricks

The Askren-Hendricks saga continues! Ben Askren has previously stated that he’s okay not signing with the UFC, however that hasn’t stopped him from talking trash to former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks any chance he gets. Askren even went as far as to harass Hendricks in person, telling him to ask Dana White to set...