Nick Diaz Ready To Fight Again, Wants Johny Hendricks

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Nick Diaz was on hand this past weekend for UFC 171 and began making his case for a title shot against new UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks.

Diaz talked to Sportnet’s Showdown Joe Ferraro on Saturday night:

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Photo: Johny Hendricks The New UFC Welterweight Champion

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UFC 171: Hendricks Vs. Lawler Quick Match Results

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The UFC is live in Dallas, TX as UFC 171 takes place from the American Airlines Center and features a main event that will see a new welterweight champion crowned. We have results below so check back throughout the evening for updates:

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Robbie Lawler On Title Shot Against Hendricks: “Cool”

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Getting a crack at the UFC Welterweight Championship might be something most would get extremely excited about. That is of course if your name isn’t Robbie Lawler.

With Georges St. Pierre stepping away from MMA, Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks were awarded the opportunity to fight for the vacated 170lb … Read the rest

Johny Hendricks: If You Can’t Handle Being Champ, Give it Up

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Johny Hendricks felt he did enough to walk away champion at UFC 167 but the judges thought otherwise and awarded the fight to the reigning champion Georges St. Pierre. Following the fight, St. Pierre told Joe Rogan that he needed to take some time away from the sport, meaning Hendricks … Read the rest

Dana White: Relationship With GSP Has Never Been Better

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UFC President Dana White popped on the UG message board earlier this week to clear the air about last weekend’s UFC 167 event and some of the things that were said following the show. Check it out below:

“Our relationship with GSP has never been better. I wasnt answering the … Read the rest

Dana White: GSP Owes Rematch To Fans, Company, And Hendricks

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Following the UFC 167 main event, UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre announced that he needed to take some time away from the sport. Not pleased with this decision, UFC President Dana White trashed St. Pierre’s decision at the post fight press conference.

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UFC 167: St. Pierre Vs. Hendricks Results

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UFC 167 takes place Saturday, November 16th live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV and we’ll have updated results as the card takes place. The show gets underway at 6:30 PM ET via Facebook:

Main Bouts (Live on Pay-Per-View, 10:00 PM ET)

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UFC 167 Weigh In Live

Be sure to check back at 7pm EST to watch the full UFC 167 weigh in live in the player below:

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Video: UFC Primetime: St. Pierre Vs. Hendricks Ep. 1 (Full)

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Johny Hendricks Suffers 2nd Degree Burns During Promo Filming

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During the filming for the UFC 167 promo, UFC welterweight title contender Johny Hendricks suffered second degree burns on his neck according to his manager Ted Ehrhardt who spoke with MMAFighting.com regarding the incident. The injury occurred after lights were placed too close to Hendricks back.

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GSP Never Wanted To Piss People Off With Voluntary Testing

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UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre has caught heat for a recent partnership to partake in voluntary drug testing prior to his bouts and this week while speaking with MMAJunkie.com, explained that he never meant to upset everyone with his actions:

“I didn’t want to piss off anybody,” St-Pierre said. … Read the rest

Georges St. Pierre Considering Retirement Says Trainer

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Head Trainer for Georges St. Pierre, Firas Zahabi was guest on Canadian TV show TVA Sportsand this week and discussed his star pupils training for his upcoming UFC title defense against Johny Hendricks next month. Zahabi also dished a little tidbit about where St. Pierre’s future could be headed following … Read the rest

St. Pierre Signing Up For VADA, Encourages Other Athletes To As Well

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UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre is hoping to take a stand against performance enhancing drugs in the sport of MMA.

The number one ranked welterweight tells Sportsnet.ca’s Showdown Joe Ferraro that he plans to subscribe to VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency) in hopes of cleaning up cheaters prior to his … Read the rest

White Confirms GSP Vs. Hendricks, Hendricks Confident

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Georges St. Pierre’s next opponent was likely to be Johny Hendricks but it was never made official that the fight would happen. Now it has as UFC President Dana White made the announcement over the weekend.

With the news, Hendricks was ecstatic to get a vote of confidence from his … Read the rest