Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Johny Hendricks believes his win over Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 was actually his first title defense, because "Bigg Rigg" insists he beat Georges St. Pierre at UFC 167. more
Rumor has it that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has spent some of his time away from the cage adding some extra muscle.
St-Pierre first got the rumor-mill going when he posted this photo, captioned "Working on putting on some muscle mass," onto his Instagram profile: MMAfighting’s Ariel Helwani later confirmed on Twitter. It turns out that current UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks doesn’t care—there’s no way he sees himself losing to St-Pierre, 200 pounds or not, for more
Johny Hendricks is looking to build his own legacy in MMA, and he secretly hopes that former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre is a part of it.
Much has changed since the epic yet controversial title fight from nearly a year ago.
St-Pierre is no longer an active fighter on the UFC roster, and Hendricks is the reigning welterweight champ. While “Big Rigg” refuses to dwell on the past, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that the split-decision loss to St-Pierre at UFC 167 still irks more
UFC welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks drops in for an update on his injury status, but also adds, "If Dana says, ‘Johny, want to fight Chris Weidman?’ I’m not going to say no.” more
LAS VEGAS - UFC president Dana White held his annual Fan Expo question-and-answer session with the fans on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. As usual, the event was a mix of the serious, the less serious, and the absurd, ranging from detailed questions about the company's business to painful-to-watch attempts at business pitches.
One thing the UFC boss did indicate, however, is that he could very well by on the same wavelength as the fans who want the much-discussed potential Ander more
Former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz discusses his intention to fight Anderson Silva before challenging Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title. Considering many of the questions in circulation at Dana White media scrums over the past few months were generally focused on Nate Diaz's potential return to the UFC, fans and pundits alike were surprised to find that it was older brother Nick Diaz who had penned a new deal with the UFC.
The former welterweight title challenger came ou more
It was only after UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks defeated Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 that he let everyone in on the problem with his performance. He had suffered a torn bicep in his right arm in training, which essentially rendered him a one-armed competitor on fight night.Nevertheless, his performance was fine -- in fact, that fight, which wasn’t decided until the fifth round, is still one of the forerunners for Fight of the Year. Hendricks dug deeper in the championship rounds and sec more
Nick Diaz has always been a little bit different from everyone else in mixed martial arts, and that's why the fans love him.
While others are respectful, Diaz is brash and insulting. Others tell you they'll fight anyone the UFC asks them to; Diaz says he'll only fight the biggest opponents available.
Others say they enjoy fighting simply for the love of competition. Diaz? He hates it.
"Fighting is not something I enjoy doing. Fighting is something I feel I have to do, and that's just the way it more
And you wouldn't either, according to the Stockton slugger.
After sitting out for nearly two years, Nick Diaz decided it was time to get back into the swing of things as he inked a new deal to return to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
His retirement break from fighting didn't have anything to do with losing love for the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), but rather, not getting proposed fights he felt were big enough to convince him to keep going.
While Nick has often voiced his displeasur more