Johny Hendricks Still Sees Himself as #1 Contender

April 23, 2015 8:57 am by Chris Taylor

Johny Hendricks WINS
Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks spoke with the media at last weeekend’s UFC on FOX 15 event in New Jersey, where he discussed a number of topics including where he feels he stands in the promotions stacked welterweight division:

“We talked about it, thought about it, I might take a fight, I might not. We’re still waiting things out. We’ll see where we fall – see what happens. But right now, I see myself as the #1 contender.”

Hendricks lost his UFC welterweight title to Robbie Lawler via judges split decision at December’s UFC 181 event.

“Bigg Rigg” rebounded this past March at UFC 185, where he earned a unanimous decision victory over the always-tough Matt Brown.

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