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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks is "about 85 percent" healthy following bicep surgery last spring, and "Bigg Rigg" is expected to put his 170-pound title on the line in a rematch against Robbie Lawler in February 2015. Not because he can't fight sooner, but rather because UFC already has a full schedule. That's according to his manager Ted Ehrhardt (via ESPN.com): "I know everyone would have loved January, but it doesn't look like that's going to work ou read news >>

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According to his manager Ted Ehrhardt, UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is ready to be booked in a rematch against No. 1 contender Robbie Lawler. Hendricks underwent surgery to repair a torn right bicep just a week after winning the title by defeating Lawler via unanimous decision at UFC 171 in March. Ehrhardt tells ESPN that while Hendricks is healthy enough to be booked sooner, the UFC didn't want to set a date until he was completely healthy. "The last thing the UFC wanted was to sta read news >>

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First there was Matt Hughes, who had two stints as the UFC's welterweight champion for a total of 1,577 days. He clobbered opponent after opponent as he became the first great welterweight champion of the modern UFC era. Then there was Georges St-Pierre, who, like Hughes, had multiple stints as the welterweight king. St-Pierre absolutely dominated a majority of his opponents en route to surpassing Hughes as the longest-reigning welterweight champion to ever be. His 2,204 total days as champion s read news >>

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One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren explains the reasons behind the rivalry with Johny Hendricks. Though they currently champion different organizations, Ben Askren has never been a fan of Johny Hendricks and is not shy to make that information public. While both men are currently professional prizefighters, the Askren vs. Hendricks rivalry started far earlier than that. At the time, both were talented collegate athletes, Askren for the University of Missouri, while Hendricks wrestled for Ok read news >>

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Why is Ben Askren so miffed at Johny Hendricks? It dates back to his days as a college wrestler, when his then-teammate and current fellow mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Tyron Woodley (Missouri) was matched up against "Bigg Rigg" (Oklahoma) in the Big 12 finals, and pulled out the victory by way of sneaky finger. From MMA Fighting: "He has won so many matches lucky through college. ... He was wrestling my teammate Tyron Woodley in the Big 12 finals, 2005-06, somewhere around there, and [the sc read news >>

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Ben Askren's rivalry with Johny Hendricks runs as deep as any college sports rivalry worth its salt. In this case, Askren wore the singlet of the University of Missouri, while Hendricks wrestled for Oklahoma State. And while it's clear the two aren't going to tangle in the cage any time soon, given that Hendricks is the UFC welterweight champion and Askren is his OneFC counterpart, it's just as clear that Askren, one of MMA's king Twitter trolls, isn't going to stop hectoring Hendricks any time read news >>

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OSU in the house! After Kenny Monday was relieved of his duties as head wrestling coach for the Blackzilians mixed martial arts (MMA) camp three months ago, the former Olympic gold medalist has landed back on his feet, as he's been hired to spearhead the wrestling program for Team Takedown. Serving as home base to current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks, Team Takedown is located in Arlington, Texas. According to the statement released by the team on it read news >>

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When Tyron Woodley looks at the welterweight title picture and the current rankings, they keep leading him back to one name as a possible next opponent.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Tyron Woodley once said that "Lazy pigs don't get no slop," and stands behind it by asking the promotion to send him right back into the cage against a powerful welterweight puncher. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender, Tyron Woodley, is feeling pretty good about his place in the 170-pound division, following a blistering knockout win over Dong Hyun Kim last Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014) in Macau, China. What a difference a few months makes. In fact, "The Chosen One" has taken read news >>

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Sequels never live up to their billing. Jaws 2, Son of the Mask, Evil Dead 2 and so on. But unlike these cinematic reboots that are incapable of reproducing perfection, mixed martial arts offers pure, unscripted action. That means that a sequel can be better than its original. So when UFC welterweight-kingpin Johny Hendricks and top-contender Robbie Lawler step inside of the Octagon early next year, it's possible that their second toe-to-toe installment will surpass their first. It's that sort o read news >>

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UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks discusses his recovery from bicep surgery as well as why he is warming up to the rematch with Robbie Lawler. Johny Hendricks has been away from the octagon for quite some time. So long, in fact, that the last opponent he faced before undergoing surgery has already worked his way back to the No. 1 contender spot. While the proposition of fighting Robbie Lawler again was something that Hendricks had to "warm up" to, he was, however, overjoyed with the thou read news >>

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