Archive: johny hendricks

Jul 27, 2015 9:00 am

GSP: “Of all the guys, I would NOT want to fight Condit again”

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre claims that out of all his previous opponents, “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit was the biggest nightmare. Here is what “Rush” had to say in a recent interview with Bloody Elbow’s Mark Bergmann: “Carlos Condit is a nightmare,” St-Pierre said. “Of all the guys that I would...

Jul 23, 2015 12:06 pm

Report: Two Massive Welterweight Scraps Targeted For Year’s End

Looks like the UFC is planning to put on two huge welterweight fights towards the end of the year! According to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter, UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler will make his next title defense later this year against “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit. Botter also tweeted that a welterweight number one...

Apr 23, 2015 8:57 am

Johny Hendricks Still Sees Himself as #1 Contender

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....

Mar 18, 2015 5:44 am

Matt Brown: I know in my heart, I can be a champion!

UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown suffered a unanimous decision loss to former UFC champion Johny Hendricks at this past weekend’s UFC 185 event in Dallas, Texas. The loss marked “The Immortal’s” second setback in a row, as he was previously defeated by current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at the ‘UFC on FOX 12’ event...

Mar 6, 2015 9:42 am

Johny Hendricks looking to steal “Showtime’s” Shine!

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will return to the cage at next weekend’s UFC 185 pay-per-view event in Dallas, Texas. “Bigg Rigg” was last seen in action in the headlining bout of UFC 181, where he suffered a close split-decision loss to Robbie Lawler, losing his welterweight gold in the process. Hendricks now meets...

Jan 1, 2015 4:49 pm

Dana White: Hendricks not MacDonald to get next shot at Lawler

UFC President Dana White confirmed today that the promotion has decided to do a trilogy bout between current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former title holder Johny Hendricks. Prior to their second fight at December’s UFC 181 event, it was thought that the winner of “Hendricks vs. Lawler 2” would face Canadian welterweight standout...

Dec 6, 2014 10:57 pm

Hendricks: I Didn’t Fight, Look at Rounds 4 & 5

Johny Hendricks lost his UFC Welterweight Championship to Robbie Lawler at UFC 181 and he confessed one of his downfalls during the post fight press conference. “I didn’t fight! Look at rounds four and five.” Hendricks is referencing the fact that he tried to wrestle his way to a victory in the last two rounds...

Dec 6, 2014 9:37 pm

UFC 181 Results: New Champion! Lawler Dethrones Hendricks with Decision Win!

We have a new UFC Welterweight Champion and his name is Robbie Lawler! Hendricks spent the majority of the first and second rounds working the body and legs of Lawler. Lawler shrugged off four of Hendricks’ takedown attempts before getting taken down, but the damage was already done to his gas tank. By the time...

Nov 20, 2014 9:36 am

UFC 181 set to show in Theaters

UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II, which features a co-main event bout between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez will be shown in movie theaters across America on December 6th. The UFC released this promotional trailer for the event.

Nov 19, 2014 10:15 am

White on Askren: “He doesn’t want to fight in the big show”

Widely believed to be the best prospect outside of the UFC, ONE FC welterweight champion, Ben Askren has found himself at odds with UFC President Dana White on more than one occasion. Dana White spoke to TSN’s ‘Off the Record’ about Askren, and why he hasn’t signed the prospect yet. “Ben Askren, I don’t hate...

Nov 19, 2014 10:08 am

UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II extended preview

To get fight fans ready for UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II, which features a co-main event bout between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez, the UFC has released this extended preview for the event. Check it out:

Nov 17, 2014 11:35 am

GSP on return: “I just don’t know”

Former welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre hasn’t stepped into the Octagon since defending his welterweight strap against Johny Hendricks. Since then there has been a lot of talk about whether we will ever see St. Pierre in the Octagon again. Recently, St. Pierre returned to training, which sparked a lot of discussion pointing towards St....

Oct 24, 2014 12:42 pm

Matt Brown Asking To Welcome Back GSP

Earlier this week it was revealed that former welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre had been cleared to return to training, and stepped back into Tristar gym to have his first training session. Despite GSP returning to training, UFC President Dana White stated that St. Pierre would let the UFC know when, and if he’s ready...

Oct 6, 2014 4:50 pm

Firas Zahabi: People Want To See Rory MacDonald Fight For The Belt

Firas Zahabi believes that people want to see his prize pupil Rory MacDonald fight for the belt. MacDonald is fresh off a devastating 3rd round TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night Halifax. The bout marked the first time Saffiedine had been stopped in his career. Following the win, MacDonald, along with many...

Oct 5, 2014 9:38 am

Rory MacDonald Hopes UFC Took Note Of Win Over Saffiedine, Gives Him Title Shot

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald hopes that the UFC took notice of his TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine last night at UFC Fight Night Halifax and awards him with a title shot. Saffiedine had never been stopped in his professional career prior to last night. The win put MacDonald’s name undoubtedly in the title picture following...

Oct 3, 2014 10:00 am

MacDonald: Win Over Saffiedine Makes Me “Obvious Choice” For Title Shot

Rory MacDonald is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Halifax bout against Tarec Saffiedine tomorrow. The bout will be MacDonald’s first time headlining an event, and what better place to do that, than in his home country of Canada. He joined MMAJunkie to discuss the bout, as well as what he has to gain...

Sep 26, 2014 3:06 pm

PHOTO | UFC Unveils Official UFC 181 Poster

Earlier today the UFC held the tickets on-sale press conference for UFC 181. In attendance were main event fighters Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, as well as co-main event fighters Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. The UFC unveiled the official poster for the event, which was made by DC Comics. Check it out: How badass...

Sep 26, 2014 2:59 pm

PHOTOS | Hendricks-Lawler, Pettis-Melendez Staredowns

Earlier today the UFC held their UFC 181 Tickets on-sale press conference with headliners Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, as well as co-main event fighters Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. Enjoy the staredowns from this event, which takes place December 6th.

Sep 22, 2014 4:41 pm

BREAKING : Weidman Out Of UFC 181, Hendricks vs. Lawler II Set To Headline Event

Chris Weidman has been forced out of his UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort on December 6th. As a result, Johny Hendricks will defend his welterweight strap against Robbie Lawler in a highly anticipated rematch. The UFC broke the news via a press release, which stated that Weidman had suffered a hand injury during...

Sep 17, 2014 9:05 am

Hendricks vs. Lawler II Being Targeted For February

Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler put on a spectacular performance when the pair fought for the vacant UFC welterweight title back in March. Hendricks ended up taking the decision, as well as the welterweight strap, but has been unable to defend the belt since due to a torn bicep. Robbie Lawler on the other hand...

Sep 8, 2014 5:02 am

Ben Askren Disses Hendricks (Again), Explains Why He Dislikes Big Rigg

The saga between Ben Askren and the UFC continues, this time with Askren throwing some harsh allegations at the UFC welterweight champion. He spoke on The MMA Hour: “It’s hard to describe in full effect unless you’ve been around the wrestling community a long time. He has won so many matches lucky through college. …...

Aug 27, 2014 2:18 pm

Woodley Wants Brown At Lawler vs. Hendricks II

Since Tyron Woodley knocked out Dong Hyun Kim last Saturday at UFC Macau, fans have been hoping for a matchup between Woodley and Matt Brown. Earlier today Brown said that he thinks fans would prefer a fight against Carlos Condit, but wasn’t against a fight with Woodley. The Chosen One joined MMAJunkie to talk about...

Aug 21, 2014 5:00 am

Johny Hendricks takes on the Spartan Race

In preparation for his welterweight title fight against Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks tackled a brutal obstacle course, inspired by Sparta, circa 400 B.C.

Aug 4, 2014 10:28 am

Kennedy Calls Out Lawler, Wants Fight At 170 For Welterweight Strap

Tim Kennedy has managed to keep himself at the forefront of MMA News headlines with his constant trash talking and calling out of fighters. Today is no different, the former Strikeforce title contender has now called out Robbie Lawler for a rematch for the welterweight title should Lawler defeat Hendricks in their rematch. He spoke...

Jul 28, 2014 5:02 pm

Hendricks Excited For Lawler Rematch, Wants GSP Still

Johny Hendricks found out who his next opponent will be this past Saturday when watching Robbie Lawler capture a decision victory over Matt Brown at UFC on Fox 12. Today he joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his rematch with Robbie Lawler, and how fighting with two arms this time will make...