Ex-UFC champ Johny Hendricks explains why he came out of retirement to fight in a bare-knuckle boxing match. View complete Tapology profile, bio, rankings, photos, news and record. 2011 Breakdown: After... Conor McGregor, Jon Jones React to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Retirement... UFC 254 Bonuses: Nurmagomedov, Ankalaev, Kenney, Wood Take Home Standard (No Frames) Old School UG (BETA) Average Takedowns Landed per 15 minutes, TD Def. Hendricks would go on to have his first career mixed martial arts (MMA) fight only seven months after his last collegiate wrestling match. Friday night's UFC 207 has so many big names, that a few fights are flying under-the-radar but well worth your time. Significant Strike Defence (the % of opponents strikes that did not land), TD Avg. Background: Johny Hendricks is quickly making a name for himself in the UFC, thanks to his high-level wrestling, knockout power, and trademark beard. Watch the Top 8 finishes from the careers of some of the stars from UFC 200. Johny Hendricks | “Bigg Rigg” Win | Mike Pierce | Dec | Rd 3 | UFC | 08/06/2011 appearance inside the Octagon. Fights out of: Dallas, TX, USA There has been much bad blood between Israeal Adesanya and Paulo Costa. By: Ben DuffyA clash between rising lightweight contenders ended in controversy, three years ago at UFC Fight Night 112: “Chiesa vs. Lee.”. 07, 2018 KO/TKO Punches 2 2:38 win. Takedown Defense (the % of opponents TD attempts that did not land), Sub. $50K, UFC 254 Prelims: Tai Tuivasa Resurfaces, Punches Out 6-foot-11 Sherdog Staff Pick 'Em: UFC 254, By The Numbers: Alexander Volkov vs. Walt Harris. Hendricks went 2-0 in the WEC, ultimately making his way to the UFC where he squared off against TUF 7 winner Amir Sadollah in 2009 in his UFC debut. Following his win over Pierce, Hendricks was elevated into a marquee matchup opposite Jon Fitch at UFC 141. 18-8-0 (W-L-D), Copyright © 2001-2020 UFC All Rights Reserved. He is still only 28-years old and is luckily entering his prime just as he faces off against the division’s elite. Daniel Straus Ht: 5’8 – Wt: 145 – Age: 28 Born: Ohio, USA Fights out of: Cincinnati, OH, USA Team: Team Vision Overall Record: 21-4 Promotion: Bellator 2012 Forecast:... Bart Palaszewski | “Bartimus” Ht: 5’9 – Wt: 145 – Age: 29 Born: Warsaw, Poland Fights out of: Wonder Lake, IL, USA Team: Team Curran Overall Record: 36-16 UFC... Mike Brown Ht: 5’6 – Wt: 145 – Age: 37 Born: Maine, USA Fights out of: Coconut Creek, FL, USA Team: American Top Team Overall Record: 26-8 UFC Record:... Manny Gamburyan | “The Anvil” Ht: 5’5 – Wt: 145 – Age: 31 Born: Gyumri, Armenia Fights out of: North Hollywood, CA, USA Team: Hayastan MMA Overall Record: 12-7... UFC 254: Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje – Post-Fight Rankings, UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Jung – Post-Fight Rankings, UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen – Post-Fight Rankings. Watch the highlights from today's media day face-offs, featuring TJ Dillashaw and John Lineker, Dong Hyun Kim and Tarec Saffiedine, Johny Hendricks and Neil Magny, and many more. Johny Hendricks is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 18 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws. Background: 4 years ago; 1732 views; Johny Hendricks vs Jon Fitch UFC 141 - Lesnar vs. Overeem watch video >> Georges St. Pierre vs Johny Hendricks UFC … - - Hendricks says he's 'over' MMA. UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson, UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Team GSP vs Koscheck Finale, Ali Abdelaziz (Khabib & Justin manager) has Covid, GSP reacts to Khabib's performance. The fight ended in a split decision with Hendricks being declared the winner. Hendricks went on to win the Big 12 titles in 2005, 2006, and the 2007 season. Hendricks connected in the opening seconds of the fight, dropping FItch to the floor for the stunning 1st round knockout victory. monitoring_string = "5eb5a0f65cbe346d74f978e14db1b00d" Hendricks’ knockout power makes him a dangerous threat to GSP if he were to ever challenge for the title. Hendricks has struggled at times against fellow wrestlers (Story, Grant), but certainly has the grappling to dominate most opposition.