Archive: johny hendricks

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...

Jul 28, 2014 4:36 pm

Hendricks Camp Disses GSP, Says He Isn’t Dangerous

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks may have lost a controversial decision to Georges St. Pierre in December, but that hasn’t stopped him from saying he would beat GSP in a rematch. This time Hendricks camp took some shots at GSP after finding out that they would be prepping Johny for a rematch against Robbie Lawler....


Jul 28, 2014 10:41 am

Lawler’s $1 Mil UFC Run: Earns More This Year Than Most UFC Champs

Robbie Lawler is coming off a win over Matt Brown this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The fight earned him the right to fight Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title in a highly anticipated rematch. What is most interesting about Lawler’s last 12 months however is the total earnings Lawler has. Taking a...

Jul 23, 2014 5:01 am

Robbie Lawler “Not Worried About The Belt Right Now”

UFC welterweight Robbie Lawler will fight Matt Brown this Saturday at UFC on Fox 12 to determine who will fight Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title. Lawler spoke to Fox Sports about why he isn’t worried about winning the belt right now. “I’m not too worried about what that guy’s going to do. I’m worried...

Jul 21, 2014 1:37 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...

Jul 21, 2014 1:34 pm

Johny Hendricks Wants GSP Rematch, Doesn’t Think GSP Can Beat Him Again

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about former welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. Specifically, Hendricks talked about why he wants a rematch with GSP, and how even though GSP has put on more weight, it doesn’t mean anything. “He’s been saying that he’s walking around at 201 (pounds). Huh, cool. Whatever.” “Just...

Jul 16, 2014 5:08 am

Weidman Interested In Superfight With Jon Jones

Leading up to UFC 175, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks said if he and Chris Weidman both cleared out their weight classes, he would be interested in a superfight with the middleweight champion. Today Chris Weidman spoke about a potential superfight with Jon Jones on The MMA Hour and how he isn’t interested in a fight...

Jul 8, 2014 5:01 am

TWITTER BEEF: Matt Hughes Defends Hendricks Against Ben Askren

Earlier today we brought you news that Ben Askren had been taking shots at UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks via Twitter during the TUF 19 Finale. Now, UFC legend Matt Hughes has decided to get in on the action and defend the champ. Check out the series of Tweets below: @Benaskren @MMARoasted @JohnyHendricks You talk...

Jul 7, 2014 8:42 am

TWITTER BEEF: Ben Askren Slams Johny Hendricks

ONE-FC fighter Ben Askren took some shots at not only UFC President Dana White, but welterweight champion Johny Hendricks as well yesterday while all three attended the TUF 19 finale. Check out Askren’s Tweets below: @danawhite ducking my heckling by sitting in the opposite side of the cage — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) July 7, 2014...

Jul 2, 2014 2:35 pm

Hendricks Potentially Interested In Weidman Fight

UFC Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks joined Majority Draw Radio to talk about the welterweight division and his desire to eventually move up to middleweight after clearing out the 170 pound division. “Here’s the difference between me and Georges,” the Texas-based champ told Majority Draw Radio, “That if I do clear out the division and Dana...

Jul 2, 2014 8:24 am

Hendricks Disses GSP: ‘Lawler Was My First Title Defense’

UFC Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks took a bit of a jab at GSP yesterday when he spoke to MMA Fight Corner and said what many still maintain, that he believes he beat GSP in their UFC 167 fight. However as a result, he believes his fight with Robbie Lawler was actually his first title defense....

Jun 30, 2014 7:51 am

“Showtime” Pettis inks sponsorship deal with Reebok

UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis may not be fighting until January of 2015, but that hasn’t stopped him from doing some big deals outside of the cage. Last week, it was announced that Pettis had joined “Team Wheaties” and would be featured on the front of the company’s popular cereal box. Today, “Showtime” announced that...

Jun 21, 2014 11:48 am

Hendricks Asks Dana For Chris Weidman Fight, Gets Shut Down

“I don’t know about three or four fights. You are in a very nasty division packed with talent from No. 1 to No. 13. You have a lot of housework to do before you clean out the division and talk about Chris Weidman… Hypothetically, if No. 5 through No. 13 quit, maybe we can do...

Jun 5, 2014 5:14 am

Hendricks Still Wants GSP Rematch But Focused On His Own Legacy

Video: Hendricks still believes he beat GSP UFC welterweight champ, Johny Hendricks doesn’t care who he fights next, but he wouldn’t mind if it was GSP. Johny Hendricks on who he’d like to fight next: “I don’t care. I’m going to have to fight one of them. It doesn’t matter.”  Hendricks on if he still thinks...

May 29, 2014 6:03 am

St. Pierre: ‘I wasn’t motivated for Hendricks Fight’

Reporters caught up with former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre in Berlin yesterday as he supported his teammate Francis Carmont for his bout on Saturday. While St. Pierre usually gives small teasers and hints about a possible return, this round with the press alluded to very little, and only emphasized his own uncertainty about...

May 28, 2014 5:14 am

Dana White Breaks Down The UFC’s Welterweight Pecking Order

  The UFC just announced a massive welterweight fight slated for July 26, 2014 in San Jose, California. Yes, Matt brown will face off against fellow knockout artist Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 12. Fans are already going nuts about this fight and Dana White made it even better when he announced that the...

May 27, 2014 12:07 pm

Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler headlines UFC on FOX 12, winner gets title shot!

July’s UFC on FOX 12 event will be headlined by a welterweight slugfest, as UFC officials announced today that Robbie Lawler (23-10 MMA, 8-4 UFC) will face Matt Brown (19-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) in the evenings main event! “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 173 event in...

May 13, 2014 3:08 pm

Matt Brown: ‘I Guarantee I Can Knock Johny Hendricks Out’

“I definitely don’t think it would go to decision. Like I’ve said 100 times, I’m not going to hit him that many times and not knock him out. He’s not going to stay on his feet if I hit him as many times as Robbie Lawler did. I’m a really accurate striker.” “I hate to...

Apr 15, 2014 10:08 am

MacDonald Ready for Johny Hendricks After A Win Over Woodley

Welterweight rising star Rory MacDonald is dripping confidence about his upcoming fight with powerhouse Tyron Woodley at UFC 174 this summer. MacDonald has been hovering around the top spot in the division for a long time now, never seeming to get over the final plateau to a championship fight and a belt. But now, Rory...

Apr 14, 2014 10:51 am

Ellenberger: ‘Hendricks Not The Champ GSP Was, He’ll Be Out By Next Year’

Newly minted UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks doesn’t even have his first title defense booked, and already, the potential challengers to his throne are questioning his reign. In a recent interview with ESPN, Jake Ellenberger, a top 10 welterweight, explained why Hendricks just doesn’t match up with the caliber champion GSP was. “To beat GSP,...

Apr 11, 2014 7:45 am

VIDEO | Johny Hendricks Throws A Wicked Fast Ball

UFC welterweight champ, Johny Hendricks, took to the mound and used that killer punching power to toss some fastballs over home plate. Johny throws out the first pitch at the Texas Rangers Game next week.   Enjoy!

Apr 11, 2014 7:24 am

VIDEO | Lombard Makes A Convincing Case For A Title Shot

Stop the bullshiet and excuses lots of big mouths up there lots talk and no go — Hector Lombard (@HectorLombard) April 10, 2014 Fresh off his UFC 171 win over Jake Shields, Hector Lombard, a top UFC welterweight, is ready for the next step up in the ladder. A shot at Johny Hendricks The ATT...

Apr 10, 2014 6:14 pm

Three Reasons Nick Diaz Deserves To Get Paid

UFC president Dana White recently talked about a failed attempt at getting welterweight, Nick Diaz, back into the cage. White said that he contacted Diaz and offered him a fight with Hector Lombard, but Diaz did not respond saying if he accepted it or not. The elder Diaz brother then gave his side of the...