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GSP: UFC Did Not Want Special Drug Testing For Johny Hendricks Fight

Georges St-Pierre claims that the UFC prevented Johny Hendricks from taking a drug test outside of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. St-Pierre called for enhanced drug testing measures in the UFC long before USADA entered the fold. He strongly pushed for it ahead of his UFC 167 welterweight title fight...

Kevin Holland Explains Why He Only Trained Wrestling With AKA For One Week

It seems as though Kevin Holland did not do as much extensive wrestling training with American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) as we might've thought. After having an amazing 2020 where Holland went 5-0, tying the UFC record for most wins in a calendar year, “Trailblazer” fell to a two-fight losing skid...

Bas Rutten Responds To Recent Criticism From Johny Hendricks About WBKFF

World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) has still yet to pay fighters from their November show. Among those who haven't been paid is former UFC welterweight, Johny Hendricks. And, earlier this week, he believed President, Bas Rutten knew about no one getting paid before the event. “Dude, why didn’t you...

Johny Hendricks Grills Bas Rutten Over WBKFF Fiasco

Chris Leben isn't the only fighter who has taken issue with Bas Rutten over the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) debacle. Hendricks competed on the first and only WBKFF card, taking on Dakota Cochrane. Hendricks lost the bout via second-round TKO. Little did Hendricks know that the defeat would...

WBKFF 1 Highlights: Johny Hendricks Gets Knocked Out

Johny Hendricks hasn't tasted victory in so long, and the drought was extended today. Hendricks competed in the first World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) event in Casper, Wyoming earlier tonight (Nov. 9). The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder was scheduled to take on Brennan Ward, but...

WBKFF 1 Results: Chris Leben Stops Phil Baroni, Johny Hendricks Knocked Out

UPDATE: WBKFF 1 is in the books. Chris Leben stopped Phil Baroni in the opening round. Meanwhile, Johny Hendricks suffered a knockout loss The World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) is set for its first event. Tonight (Nov. 9), former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans Chris Leben and Phil Baroni will...

Johny Hendricks Receives Replacement Opponent For Bare-Knuckle Boxing Debut

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks' bare-knuckle boxing debut was nearly in jeopardy. Initially, Hendricks was to face Brennan Ward in a 185-pound bare-knuckle brawl. However, Ward withdrew from the contest due to a contract dispute. The fight was scheduled for tomorrow (Fri. November 9, 2018) under the World Bare Knuckle...

Johny Hendricks Says He Was Done Before Bare-Knuckle Opportunity

Johny Hendricks says he truly was finished with combat sports before the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation called. Hendricks is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder. For a while, "Big Rigg" looked like a world beater with many fans even believing he should've been awarded a decision win...

Johny Hendricks’ Bare-Knuckle Boxing Run May Last Longer Than You Think

Johny Hendricks' bare-knuckle boxing career could be more long term than anticipated. Hendricks surprised many in the mixed martial arts community when it was announced that he was making his World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation debut on Nov. 9 against Brennan Ward. "Big Rigg" had previously announced his retirement from MMA...

Johny Hendricks Reveals USADA Played a Role in Decision to Leave UFC

Johny Hendricks reveals that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) played a role in his decision to leave the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Hendricks is a former UFC welterweight champion. At the height of his career, many viewed Hendricks a devastating power puncher, who could fall back on his wrestling at...

Johny Hendricks To Debut In Bareknuckle Boxing

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will continue fighting. Not in the arena of mixed martial arts (MMA), however. "Bigg Rigg" will be competing as a bareknuckle boxer. This is the latest fad in the combat sports world, which has drawn interest from several former MMA fighters. Fight Book MMA...

Johny Hendricks: The Sport Of MMA Has Changed

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has retired from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). "Bigg Rigg" leaves the sport on a two-fight losing streak. Hendricks might have been able to get himself out of the hole he was in and get back to title contention. That's easier said...

Recent Retirements Show MMA Fighters Can Walk Away

Within the last few weeks, five long-time MMA fighters have decided to call it quits from the sport that made them famous. These five fighters are former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans, former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, former UFC and Bellator...

Former UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks Retires

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder Johny Hendricks has retired. Off the heels of retirements from former UFC champions Michael Bisping and Rashad Evans, another former title holder is hanging up his gloves. After 26 professional mixed martial arts bouts, "Big Rigg" has decided it's time to walk...

Johny Hendricks Sets Sights On Weight Class Change

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is looking to make big changes to his professional MMA career. Some fight fans might not know that Hendricks is currently a free agent. A big part of that is due to his performance inside the Octagon under the UFC banner. By looking at his...