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 >>
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 >>
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.
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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 >>
"Bigg Rigg" also said now that he rules the UFC's welterweight division, he wouldn't mind going toe-to-toe with former champion Georges St-Pierre for a second time. Robbie Lawler earned himself another chance at fulfilling his championship dreams this past weekend (Sat., July 26, 2014) by outpointing Matt Brown at UFC on FOX 12 -- which went down inside SAP Center in San Jose, California -- in a thrilling five-round main event.
See the replay here.
His win over "The Immortal" secured a rematch a read news >>
Johny Hendricks looks back at the Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown fight and updates us on his recovery. read news >>
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 read news >>
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 read news >>
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Don't expect anyone at Team Takedown to break out the party hats over a championship rematch against Robbie Lawler, but at least it's better than having to go through another Georges St. Pierre camp.
When you fight Georges St. Pierre, you don't have to be worried about getting knocked out.
That's according to Marc Laimon, who will once again prepare Johny Hendricks for a welterweight title fight against Robbie Lawler, after the "Ruthless" contender disposed of Matt Brown in the UFC on FOX 12 mai read news >>
Thanks to his latest win, Robbie Lawler is getting a second shot at champ Johny Hendricks, but without the UFC risking the fan fatigue that often accompanies immediate title rematches.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
And Dana White wouldn't trade places with Johny Hendricks for all the beans in Boston.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks is slowly but surely making his way back to the fight game after bicep surgery, and early estimates have him ready to compete by November. But he may in fact get a few extra months to make sure everything is ship-shape.
He's going to need it.
That's according to UFC President Dana White, who told FOX Sports that "Bigg Rigg" will rematch read news >>