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Monday, 07/21/2014, 01:37 pm

Johny Hendricks Predicts Lawler vs. Brown

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks gave his predictions for this Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12, which will feature a headlining bout between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown. The winner of the fight will fight Johny Hendricks for the championship later this year. Hendricks spoke with MMAJunkie Radio.

“Realistically, I don’t really care (who wins on Saturday),” Hendricks said. “There’s a part of me that would like to face Robbie again being healthy. But then again, there’s a part of me that wants somebody new. I’m torn on this fight. Also, I don’t like to pick the welterweight class because if I sit here and (say), ‘Robbie Lawler is going to smash Matt Brown,’ and all of a sudden Matt Brown beats him, did I give him fuel for to fight me? And vice-versa.

“I’d like to see how it plays out because I think they both have a chance to win.”

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