1130 Search Results for johny hendricks

Mar 25, 2017 4:03 pm

Johny Hendricks doesn’t plan to return to welterweight

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks once reigned as the UFC welterweight champion. With that being said, Bigg Rig is coming off a successful UFC middleweight debut which saw him pick up a decision win over Hector Lombard earlier this year. Despite Hendricks success at 170, the former welterweight champion was forced to move up...

Mar 9, 2017 7:41 am

Georges St-Pierre shoots down potential Johny Hendricks rematch

The last time former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre was in the Octagon, ‘Rush’ was defending his welterweight title for the 9th time as he faced streaking contender Johny Hendricks. St-Pierre ultimately won the fight via split decision, retaining the belt and moving one step closer to the record of 10 title defenses set by...

Feb 28, 2017 8:53 am

Johny Hendricks weighs-in on Georges St-Pierre return

Back in 2013, Johny Hendricks stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated fight with UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. The pair scrapped in the main event of UFC 167, where St-Pierre picked up a controversial split decision to retain the welterweight championship. Following the fight, St-Pierre vacated the title and stepped away from the...

Feb 27, 2017 12:17 pm

Johny Hendricks addresses possible reach, strength disadvantages at middleweight

In the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Johny Hendricks rebounded from a string of losses and failed cuts to welterweight by moving to middleweight and defeating Hector Lombard by decision. Now a little over a week removed from this successful middleweight debut, Hendricks joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA...


Feb 20, 2017 8:04 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC Halifax: Johny Hendricks tops payroll at $15,000

On Sunday night, the UFC touched down in snowy Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the second time. In the card’s main event, we saw streaking heavyweight destroyer Derrick Lewis collect another skull by weathering an early storm to KO Travis Browne in the second. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we saw former welterweight champ Johny Hendricks...

Feb 20, 2017 5:57 am

Pros react to Johny Hendricks’ decision defeat of Hector Lombard

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks sought to rebound from a tough three-fight losing streak with a fresh start in the middleweight division. His opportunity to do so came against former Olympian and Bellator champion Hector Lombard. Though Hendricks...

Feb 19, 2017 8:28 pm

UFC Halifax Results: Johny Hendricks defeats Hector Lombard

UFC Halifax Results: Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard A middleweight bout between former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and former Bellator champ Hector Lombard served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 105 card in Halifax. Round one begins and Hendricks lands a leg kick to start. He lands another this time inside....

Jan 26, 2017 9:53 am

Johny Hendricks seriously considering retirement if move to 185 is unsuccessful

Ahead of Johny Hendricks UFC 207 scrap with Neil Magny at the end of 2016, the former welterweight champion revealed that he could very well be on his way to retirement depending on how the fight played out. Unfortunately for Hendricks, not only did he miss weight by three and a half pounds, he then...

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...