Archive: Fighter’s Salaries

Nov 22, 2013 9:14 am

Johny Hendricks Blames Hand Wraps For Lack Of Power Against GSP

We’ve seen it over and over again. When fighters lose a fight – especially a close decision – they start extrapolating every little nuance of the fight. They meticulously comb over every detail, and turn the tiniest deviation from their usual routine into the catalyst of their defeat. This has turned us cynical, for better...

Nov 21, 2013 11:18 am

Dana White: ‘I have no power whatsoever over the commission’

UFC president Dana White clarifies his views about the Nevada Athletic Commission after naming GSP the winner in his bout vs. Johny Hendricks. “One thing that I wanted everybody to understand that night – because people don’t understand – I wanted to make it absolutely clear that we in no way, shape, or form have...

Nov 21, 2013 11:11 am

Georges St-Pierre Recovers Stolen Range Rover

  UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is enjoying a well-deserved vacation at the moment, soaking in the sun and presumably attempting to calm his overstressed mind. And although he’s undoubtedly going to have a lot of issues to deal with when he arrives back in Montreal, finding his previously stolen Range Rover won’t be one...

Nov 19, 2013 9:53 am

QUICK TWITT | GSP Sends Update From Vegas: ‘Feeling Much Better Now’

In sports sometimes you win, sometimes you lose and sometimes even when you win you lose. Such is the case for UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. GSP sent out this tweet following his UFC 167 main event against Johny Hendrick’s letting the fans know he’s doing just fine from his Las Vegas suite. Check it:...

Nov 19, 2013 9:33 am

GSP Refutes Love Child/Pregnancy Reports

While the world is trying to put together the mystery behind GSP’s personal issues, we learned yesterday that the champion could have an ailing father and a baby on the way from an estranged female partner that he wants nothing to do with. Less than 24-hours removed from these reports and GSP’s sister nixed the...

Nov 19, 2013 9:15 am

Going Mental – Georges St-Pierre, Dana White, And The Ugly Side Of MMA

Georges St-Pierre not only wins, but usually does so without even losing a single round. When you have a champion as dominant as that – a champion that always seems to find the tiniest hole in his opponents game and turns that hole into a gaping abyss – its shocking to see them in a war. It’s...

Nov 19, 2013 5:30 am

VIDEO | GSP’s Emotional Post-Fight Interview

And STILL, welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre gives Joe Rogan his thoughts on undoubtedly the most difficult fight of his long career and alluded to possibly taking some time away from the Octagon.

Nov 19, 2013 5:05 am

PHOTO | GSP’s Bruised and Battered Face Post-UFC 167

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words and if that’s true this post-UFC 167 image of GSP speaks volumes towards proving what many already believe… Johny Hendricks should be the world champ. What do you think? Sound off in this week’s BJPENN.COM Poll and let your voice be heard.

Nov 19, 2013 5:00 am

.gif | Robbie Lawler Drops Rory MacDonald With Brutal Punches At UFC 167

Outside of his lone defeat at the hands of Carlos Condit, UFC fans had yet to see any glaring weaknesses in the fighting style of top welterweight fighter, Rory MacDonald. That all changed last Saturday when Robbie Lawler stepped into the cage and raised the bar. Though he won via split-decision, this animated .gif of...

Nov 18, 2013 2:32 pm

POLL | Who Really Won, GSP or Hendricks?

Two short days ago we all witnessed a great fight with a very controversial outcome in GSP vs. Hendricks. UFC hall-of-famer Matt Hughes went as far as to call it the worst decision in MMA history. I, for one, gave the edge to GSP after five rounds, but I know I’m in the minority. So...

Nov 18, 2013 2:04 pm

QUICK TWITT | Matt Hughes Calls GSP vs. Hendricks ‘Worst Decision In UFC History’

Former UFC welterweight champion, UFC Executive and hall-of-famer, Matt Hughes recently took to twitter with a harsh assessment of last weekend’s IFC 167 main event between GSP and Johny Hendricks. The former champ believes that Johny Hendricks beat GSP and went as far as saying that the outcome was the worst in the sports history....

Nov 18, 2013 1:30 pm

Salary Report: GSP Tops $1.6Million UFC 167 Payout

‘UFC 167: GSP vs. Hendricks’ took place this past Saturday from a sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not without controversy, the main event saw GSP retain his welterweight world title in a razor thin split-decision victory over top contender, Johny Hendricks. The champ also took home the lions share of the...

Nov 18, 2013 10:31 am

REPORT: GSP Got Girl Pregnant, Doesn’t Want Baby, Reason For Time Off Desire

GSP has a love child? In an interesting twist, popular celebrity gossip outlet, TMZ, is reporting that the personal issues GSP was discussing during his UFC 167 post-fight speech have to do with getting a female pregnant. “I have issues, man. I need to relax. I need to get out for a while. I don’t...

Nov 18, 2013 9:50 am

.gif | Did Johny Hendricks Tap Out To GSP In The 1st?

During the first minute of their UFC 167 main event, Champion Georges St-Pierre was able to secure a takedown and during a scramble many people feel they caught Johny Hendricks tapping out to a choke attempt. I don’t feel this is the case, but we leave it to you guys to decide. Check it out:

Nov 18, 2013 9:36 am

PHOTO | Johny Hendricks’ Swollen Hands After GSP Fight

During the UFC 167 post-fight festivities, welterweight title challenger, Johny Hendricks said that he hurt his hands on GSP’s face. Now we have proof: Man hands are a little sore after last nights fights. But u should see the other guy lol. — Johny Hendricks (@JohnyHendricks) November 17, 2013

Nov 18, 2013 9:31 am

UFC Boss Doesn’t Want Cerrone To Drop To 145

After his quick UFC 167 victory over Evan Dunham, Donald Cerrone expressed his intentions to drop to the UFC’s featherweight division. During the post-fight festivities, UFC President Dana White expressed his dislike for the idea, stating he did not want Cerrone to make the grueling cut down to 145 pounds. “The kid is shredded,” said...

Nov 18, 2013 9:15 am

PHOTO | GSP vs. Hendricks Official Judges Scorecard

Much has been made about last Saturday’s UFC 167 main event between GSP and Johny Hendricks. Whether you agree or disagree with the judging panels call to give GSP the win, the fight was close enough that we are still debating the call two-days later. If you’re curious to see how the judges scored the...

Nov 18, 2013 9:06 am

GSP Downs Hendricks For The Second Time In EA Sports Cover Vote

Georges St-Pierre Beat Johny Hendricks. Twice. Just two days after losing his bid for the welterweight strap, Johny Hendricks has had salt poured in the open wounds from that battle, as EA Sports officials announced that “Rush” has knocked “Bigg Rigg” out of the “EA Sports UFC” cover contest as well. … okay maybe he didn’t have...

Nov 18, 2013 8:49 am

Johny Hendricks: ‘I’m the real champ’

Following last Saturday’s disappointing decision loss to Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks took to the post fight press conference to proclaim himself the ‘real welterweight champion.’

Nov 18, 2013 8:27 am

Sonnen Moving Back To Middleweight: ‘I’ve Always Struggled At 205’

“I had one problem tonight and that is I fought someone who’s a better fighter than I am. I thought there was spots I could beat him. I come up short in my last three fights in that exact same position. I gotta work on that. I’ve always struggled at 205 to get used to...

Nov 18, 2013 7:52 am

VIDEO | Watch Evans Dominate Sonnen In 1st (Full Fight Highlight)

Highlights of Rashad Evans first-round TKO of Chael Sonnen at UFC 167. Watch More Highlights: Robbie Lawler Man Handles Rory MacDonald (Full Fight Highlight) Watch GSP’s Questionable Decision Win Over Hendricks (Full Fight Highlight) Watch Woodley’s KO OVer Josh Koscheck (Full Fight Highlight)

Nov 18, 2013 7:39 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler Man Handles Rory MacDonald (Full Fight Highlight)

Highlights of Robbie Lawler’s split decision win over Rory MacDonald. Watch More Highlights: Watch Evans Dominate Sonnen In 1st (Full Fight Highlight) Watch GSP’s Questionable Decision Win Over Hendricks (Full Fight Highlight) Watch Woodley’s KO OVer Josh Koscheck (Full Fight Highlight)