Archive: johny hendricks

Mar 17, 2014 6:34 pm

Injury Almost Caused Johny Hendricks To Pull Out Of UFC Title Fight

We almost never got to see the enthralling battle between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. Johny Hendricks was on The MMA Hour today, and explained how a week-and-a-half old injury reemerged in the first round of his five round war with Lawler. “It’s my elbow,” Hendricks told Ariel Helwani. “It happened actually a week-and-a-half before,...

Mar 17, 2014 12:43 pm

Johny Hendricks putting belt in vault, wants GSP next

Newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is not planning on parading around town with his recently acquired gold belt. Instead, the product of Oklahoma is taking the strap to the bank for safe keeping, as he told MMAjunkie Radio in an interview earlier today: “I’m going to put it in a vault,” Hendricks stated. “It’s...

Mar 17, 2014 6:17 am

Carlos Condit Suffered Torn Meniscus And Possible Torn ACL

This past Saturday at UFC 171 the fight between welterweights Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley ended abruptly in the second round. Condit was in pain after a takedown by Woodley, and shortly after that he ate a leg kick that caused him to spin. While spinning, his right leg got twisted and he fell to...

Mar 17, 2014 6:17 am

Dana White not sure who’s next for Johny Hendricks

Not since 2008 have we had a new UFC welterweight champion, and now that the title has been awarded to a new face, it seems that everyone in the welterweight division is gunning even harder for a shot at UFC gold. However, it appears that finding a worthy opponent for the newly crowned Johny Hendricks...

Mar 17, 2014 6:15 am

Johny Hendricks vs Robbie Lawler Break Records In UFC 171 Main Event

If you missed UFC 171 this past Saturday than boy did you miss a good one. Yes, the year so far as been a very decision heavy one for UFC events, but UFC 171 delivered in more ways than one. Most of the fights were extremely entertaining, even the ones that did go the distance...

Mar 17, 2014 4:50 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz: “I’m ready to fight!” – Wants To Whoop Johny Hendricks

“I’m ready to go, I’m ready to fight. It’s a good time, seasonally. I’m kind of seasonal. Right now, this summer, this whole year, a fresh start, I’m ready to fight. I think I can win. I’ve had pretty good training this year, regardless no fights, no camps. I’ve jumped in and out of other...

Mar 17, 2014 4:45 am

New UFC Champ Hendricks Wants A Rematch With GSP

Fresh off his title-winning victory at Saturday’s UFC 171 event, newly minted welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks is already wanting to rewind it back and fight GSP in a rematch. “…I’d like to fight Georges again. I think it would be fun. We had a good match,” said the UFC champ at the UFC 171 post-fight...

Mar 17, 2014 4:40 am

Woodley: Condit Injury Doesn’t Take Away From UFC 171 Win

“I was dominating Carlos Condit, which is a hard thing to do. I surprised him with the leg kick. He wasn’t expecting it because he’s the leg kicker. So for me to go out there and chop his leg down … his knee got injured from getting taken down, from a great, timed double leg....

Mar 17, 2014 4:30 am

Hendricks Knew He Only Had Five-Minutes To Win The Title

“I looked at [my corner] and I said, it’s two to two. I’ve gotta win this round. I’m not dumb. I’m not going to be one of those naïve fighters who goes ‘four to zero’. I’m true to myself. I knew I had to go out there and win that fifth round. My coaches, they...

Mar 16, 2014 8:03 pm

.gif | Carlos Condit’s Fight Ending Knee Injury (Replay)

In last Saturday’s UFC 171 co-main event, Carlos Condit suffered a knee injury that forced a premature stop to the bout. As a result, Tyrone Woodley picked up a second round TKO stoppage and Condit will likely be out of commission while in rehab. Here are the replays: