Johny hendricks says the door is still open for a return to the ufc. Bigg rigg leaves the sport on a twofight losing streak. Hendricks 188 mma, 8 ufc made the announcement on todays edition of mmajunkie radio and will hang. Pettis vs dos anjos 7 rafael dos anjos vs anthony pettis 90. Johny hendricks surprises himself at ufc 217 weighins. Nunes submission radio is now available on stitcher radio, itunes and tune in radio. Quora user, ive watched every pride, wec, and ufc event. Get ufc fight results and career results information at. Former ufc welterweight champion johny hendricks today announced his retirement from mma. Johny hendricks terrible coaches sherdog forums ufc. Ya i heard about his steak place, really sad how it ended up. On that night, johny hendricks was crowned the weightclass champion following a 25 minute classic against beloved blood and guts warrior robbie lawler. Costa fight video, highlights, news, twitter updates, and fight results. John hendricks hits the scales and misses weight ahead of his fight against kelvin gastelum at ufc 200.
He is a twodivision champion in the ultimate fighting championship. Ufc fight night 170 ufc fight night 170 was held in an empty arena saturday in brazil. Johny hendricks still open to a return to the ufc and mma under. Feb 10, 2016 tyron woodley says the downfall of johny hendricks at ufc fight night 82 was sad to watch, but also insists stephen thompson is not ready for a welterweight title shot until he first deals with a. Las vegas johny hendricks long documented struggles to make weight came back to haunt him once again ahead of ufc 207. Hendricks next faced tj grant on may 8, 2010, at ufc 1. Hendricks has not been the same fighter since dropping the welterweight title to robbie lawler at ufc 181 in 2014. Georges stpierre gets split decision win over johny.
So by the book, as it is now, thats understandable. Ufc star johny hendricks speed workout mens journal. Hendricks, who has only won just one of his last six fights, is no longer under a contract with the ufc after the costa bout. Johny hendricks fell to kelvin gastelum at ufc 200 on saturday night. Johny hendricks misses weight again ahead of ufc 207 fox sports. Hendo was a true legend of the sport winning belts in multiple major organization sometimes against competition stronger than the ufc had available. Ufc welterweight champion george stpierre still trails adversary johnny hendricks in their ufc cover vote contest, 24 hours before the two men collide in las vegas for the canadians world title. Stpierre faced johny hendricks on november 16, 20, in the main event at ufc 167.
What once seemed like an easy step forward in antidoping testing in the ufc has turned into a lengthy saga that has seen both georges stpierre and. Tyron woodley also set to take place at ufc 171 in a recent interview with mma junkies steven marracco if i win this. Michael bisping, johnny hendricks ahead in ufc cover vote. Georges stpierre gets split decision win over johny hendricks at ufc 167.
Check out tim boetsch as he knocks out former welterweight champ johny hendricks at ufc fight night 112. Hendricks had a decorated collegiate wrestling career for powerhouse oklahoma state university. Tyron woodley also set to take place at ufc 171 in a recent interview with mma junkies steven marracco if. In 2014, johny hendricks was on top of the world as the ufc welterweight champion. The other fights were good, but the title fight was tops. Tyron woodley says the downfall of johny hendricks at ufc fight night 82 was sad to watch, but also insists stephen thompson is not ready for a. Johnny big rig hendrix is far from ascending the ladder and his career seems to be fading with a streak of losses. Ufc 167 roundup georges stpierre beats johny hendricks. View complete tapology profile, bio, rankings, photos, news and record.
Moreover, people seem to think hendricks was some sort of ko artist which simply isnt true. Nov 15, 20 the power of johny hendricks by thomas gerbasi traducao munique bohnke nov. Hendricks won the fight via unanimous decision 3027, 3027, and 3025. Why does everybody think johny hendricks was on peds. Latest on johny hendricks including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on espn. Johny hendricks news newspapers books scholar jstor march 2017 learn. Now, just a few years later, hendricks has lost six of his last eight fights, including a failed move to. Former ufc welterweight champion johny hendricks has retired from the sport of mixed martial arts mma. Johnny hendricks vs charlie brenneman johnny hendricks puts his perfect record on the line versus charlie brenneman.
One of the best title fights of the year, reminiscent of jones vs gustaffson. Johny hendricks became the second former ufc champion to retire this week two days after light heavyweight great rashad evans announced. At ufc 217 on saturday night as madison square garden, struggling former champion johnny hendricks looked the get his career back on track against brazils paulo borrachinha. Johny bigg rigg hendricks mma stats, pictures, news, videos. Get ufc fight results and career results information at fox sports. Ufc 181 was the organizations 300th event and was expected to be headlined by a middleweight championship bout between the current champion chris weidman and top contender vitor belfort.
Hend ricks next faced tj grant on may 8, 2 010, at ufc 1. His first loss was against rick story in 2010 the ultimate fighter 12 finale hendricks defeated fighters like jon fitch, carlos condit, and mike pierce to name a few. Johny hendricks is a mma fighter with a professional fight record of 18 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws. A twotime ncaa division i wrestling champion with onepunch knockout power, bigg rigg is set on derailing stpierres march to the hall of fame in the main event of ufc 167. Johny hendricks bio affair, married, spouse, salary, net. Hendricks discussed his take on fighting the winner of carlos condit vs.
Johny hendricks confirms that hes no longer with the ufc. Plus, johny hendricks and sara mcmann are on the move. The former middleweight champ returns after just three weeks since his last fight to face rising star kelvin gastelum in the main event of fight night shanghai. Instead, hendricks fought tj waldburger on march 26, 2011, at ufc fight night 24. Comparing hendo to hendricks is a huge slap in the fact to hendo. Johny hendricks says he doesnt know if exclusive negotiating period with ufc is still in effect. Johny hendricks terrible coaches page 4 sherdog forums. Jul 02, 2018 johny hendricks talks about his decision to retire from mma and takes a shot at the the lack of good judging in the sport, as well as promotions preference to promote mouthy fighters instead of.
I dont see how people can say his performance has declined either. Hendricks steps in with a short right hook and dips out. Johny hendricks surprises himself at ufc 217 weighins mma. Jon fitch ufc 141 fights outima bout to punch yolights out. Luke asked him when he hoped to fight again and he said may sounds about right to him. Hendricks lost his power and super strength post usada. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest fighters in mixed martial arts mma history. Hendricks said the move to jacksonwink has helped him, hes training and walking around at about 209 right now.
Forrest griffin and matt parrino break down the changes in the rankings. Thats exactly what johnny hendricks did in his bout with jon fitch at ufc 141. Paulo costa johny hendricks the eraser big rig pro record at fight. Hendricks doesnt know when he will return, if ever, but hes keeping his options. Johny hendricks terrible coaches sherdog forums ufc, mma. Later, ufc provided him with the perfect platform for his rising career. Nov 16, 20 but ufc president dana white insisted in no uncertain terms that he doesnt expect stpierre to take any leave of absence and that the promotion will seek to book an immediate rematch with hendricks. Jun 27, 2018 johny hendricks became the second former ufc champion to retire this week two days after light heavyweight great rashad evans announced that hes hanging up the gloves, onetime welterweight. Arguably the biggest event of the promotions year, ufc 217 was a night of champions, featuring three title fights at the top of the card. Jul 08, 2016 john hendricks hits the scales and misses weight ahead of his fight against kelvin gastelum at ufc 200.
Did johny hendricks deserve to win the fight against st pierre in. But, if they introduced a 175pound division id be there and fight again. Pierre shoots another singleleg on the fence with 65 seconds on the clock, but the shot is defended by hendricks. Nov 17, 20 georges stpierre gets split decision win over johny hendricks at ufc 167. Welterweight johny bigg rigg hendricks official ufc fighter profile, with biography, skill breakdown, mma fight record and statistics, photos, video and weight. Former welterweight champion johny hendricks is feeling right at home in his.
At ufc 171, hendricks and robbie lawler slugged it out to decide who was. Johny hendricks, former ufc champion, retires from mma at 34. At ufc 217 weighins, johny hendricks makes weight, but he didnt think he was going to at first friday morning. Hendricks faced promotional newcomer ricardo funch on december 12, 2009, at ufc 107. In preparation for the bout, gsp retained wellknown boxer lucian bute as a sparring partner.
Former ufc welterweight champion johny hendricks announced his retirement earlier this week on mmajunkie radio, closing the book on a. It had been a gradual but incredible rise for bigg rigg, a man that had climbed the ranks with ten wins out of eleven fights inside the octagon to earn. Hendricks based on damage and the overall fight ive watched this fight 4 times only twice while. Paulo costa defeats johny hendricks via kotko at 1. How about setting up some combinations with a jab, or some feints. Matt brown said he thought johnny was on something, matt said he was the last to fight johnny prior to the arrival of usada. But ufc president dana white insisted in no uncertain terms that he doesnt expect stpierre to take any leave of absence and that the promotion will seek to book. Johny hendricks was born in ada, oklahoma, and first. Johny hendricks brought arguably the greatest mma fighter in history to the brink. Hendricks won the bout via majority decision, im proving his record to 3 0 in the ufc. Former ufc champion johny hendricks wont be very popular after. Hendricks was able to blast fitch in the opening seconds of the round to achieve his biggest win to date, immediately putting him in the title hunt.
Jun 27, 2018 former ufc welterweight champion johny hendricks today announced his retirement from mma. Records reflect all ufc fights from ufc 28 to the present ufc 28 was the first event to use the unified rules of mma. Johny hendricks talks about his decision to retire from mma and takes a shot at the the lack of good judging in the sport, as well as promotions preference to promote mouthy fighters instead of. On november 16th in las vegas, montreals finest will face johny hendricks, an opponent with the style and desire to end his streak.
Instead, hendricks fought tj waldburger on march 26, 2011, at ufc fight night 24, replacing an injured dennis hallman. Hendricks was a 4time allamerican before making his transition to mixed martial. The former welterweight champion was one of the final two fighters to. Johny hendricks is quickly making a name for himself in the ufc, thanks to his highlevel wrestling, knockout power, and trademark beard. Johny hendricks preferred the gentleness that came with being a father, but he set it aside to step into a ring to claim the welterweight title. Nov 03, 2017 at ufc 217 weighins, johny hendricks makes weight, but he didnt think he was going to at first friday morning. Hendricks faced off amir sadollah in a winning effort for his ufc debut on august 8, 2009. Sep 11, 20 what once seemed like an easy step forward in antidoping testing in the ufc has turned into a lengthy saga that has seen both georges stpierre and johny hendricks suffer some public relations. Minimum 5 ufc fights and 350 significant strike attempts. Johny hendricks misses weight again ahead of ufc 207 fox. Hendrick s faced promotional newcomer ricardo funch on december 12, 2009, a t u fc 1 07. You can watch it for free with a free trial of ufc fight pass.
Former ufc welterweight champion johny hendricks last competed in a tko loss to paulo costa at ufc 217. All the ufc octagon highlights of the memorable year of 2014. Georges stpierre defended his title for the 8th time and defeated nick diaz at ufc 158 on march 16, 20, by unanimous decision 5045, 5045, and 5045. These two wrestling standouts competed six years ago on the college mats, and now they will see who has evolved into the better mixed martial artist. Hendricks went 30 in 2011, winning knockout of the night honors in 2 of his fights. As if hendricks needed anymore excuses, i found him one. Hendricks won the bout via majority decision, improving his record to 30 in the ufc. Derrick lewis is on the rise after his win in halifax. Johny harvey hendricks born september 12, 1983 is an american retired mixed martial artist. Hendri cks won the fight via unanimous decision 3027, 3027, and 30 25. However, on september 22, it was announced that weidman had suffered a broken hand and the bout was again rescheduled to take place at ufc 184. Mar 06, 2014 hendricks discussed his take on fighting the winner of carlos condit vs. It was march 15th 2014 and the ufc welterweight division was a very different place.826 1167 1354 863 373 947 1181 920 1343 1397 721 1090 572 1012 768 70 65 907 265 1378 347 826 854 247 1265 236 734 444 1435 107 1250 943