johny hendricks

March 8th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in back in Las Vegas, NV this past Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. It was an entertaining night of fights, and the scraps are now behind us, so let’s take a look at some potential matchups featuring a few of the competitors from…

February 21st, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada last Sunday (February 19, 2017) for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne, where five of 11 bouts ended inside the distance. The scraps are now behind us, so let’s take a look at some potential matchups…

February 21st, 2017
Jay Primetown

With UFC Fight Night 105 behind us, there were many noteworthy performances which saw fighters’ stock rise. Jay Primetown takes a look at the key performers and what’s next for them. Johny Hendricks Overview: Hendricks’ career was on its last legs. A last-ditch effort to move up in weight was his final opportunity to prove…

February 19th, 2017
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 105 took place Sunday night (February 19, 2017) at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The card was headlined by Derrick Lewis battling Travis Browne in a heavyweight affair. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while four underdogs came through on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each…

February 19th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the second time in promotional history this Sunday (February 19, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne. The 11-fight card is set…

February 18th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Middleweight bout: Hector Lombard (-125) vs. Johny Hendricks (+115) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax will be a middleweight contest between former UFC welterweight champion Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks and…

January 19th, 2017
James Lynch

Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard slated for UFC Fight Night: Halifax MMAFighting reported Wednesday that Johny Hendricks is slated to move up to middleweight and battle former Bellator champion Hector Lombard at UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax.  In addition, the report mentions that the UFC originally tried to book the matchup for UFC 208…

January 2nd, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Las Vegas, NV last Friday night (December 30, 2016) with UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey. It was a less than stellar night of action, but now that the scraps are in our rear-view, let’s take a look at which of the competitors we may no longer see going to work inside…

December 30th, 2016
James Lynch

Johny Hendricks and Ray Borg miss weight at UFC 207 weigh ins  Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks missed weight for the second straight fight on Thursday at UFC 207’s early morning weigh-ins. Hendricks (17-5) weighed in at 173.5 pounds, 2.5 over the welterweight limit ahead of his matchup against Neil Magny. The 33-year-old also missed weight prior…

December 27th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey Date: December 30, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The UFC 207 fight card is stacked with 10 scheduled bouts, with preliminary action getting underway at 6:30 p.m. (ET) on UFC Fight Pass and continuing on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. The main card will be live on…

December 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

On our 2016 Awards Show Special myself (@LynchOnSports) and Ian Parker (@ParkerCageHero) hand out hardware. 2016 Fighter of the Year JAMES Stipe Miocic – 3-0 in 2016, captured UFC heavyweight title. Honourable mention – Michael Bisping CARLIN Michael Bisping – 3-0 in 2016. Captured UFC middleweight title IAN Conor McGregor – 2-1 in 2016. Became first active…

November 17th, 2016
James Lynch

Lyoto Machida suspended 18 months for USADA doping violation  Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has been suspended 18 months for accepting a USADA doping violation. Officials announced the suspension, which is retroactive to April 8th this year. USADA released the following statement. “USADA announced today that UFC athlete, Lyoto Machida, of Salvador, Brazil, has…

October 24th, 2016
Matty

Last week, I wrote my thoughts on Georges St-Pierre potentially leaving the UFC due to an ongoing contract dispute. This week, I was not too surprised to read that the man who ultimately replaced GSP as the welterweight champion — Johny Hendricks — also come out recently and say he plans to retire if he loses his next fight against Neil Magny…

October 20th, 2016
James Lynch

Johny Hendricks vs. Neil Magny, Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine added to UFC 207 UFC officials announced two welterweight matchups have been added to UFC 207 in Las Vegas as Johny Hendricks battles Neil Magny, while Matt Brown faces off with Tarec Saffiedine. Hendricks (17-5) has lost back-to-back fights against Stephen Thompson and most recently…

August 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano gives his side of the story regarding client Johny Hendricks missing weight at UFC 200 during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Lou also talks about working with Jose “Shorty” Torres ahead of his Titan FC 40 title bout, working with Andrei Arlovski for his upcoming fight against Josh…

July 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano talks about working with Johny Hendricks again ahead of UFC 200 during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Lou also talks about working with BJ Penn, not working with Jon Jones at UFC 200, the new early weigh-in procedure and he gives his thoughts on the Ketogenic Diet

May 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano discusses working with his new client Andrei Arlovski ahead his UFC Fight Night 87 bout during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Lou also talks about working with Jon Jones and “Bones” win at UFC 197. He also talks about his busy schedule, challenges of taking on…

March 30th, 2016
James Lynch

After drag racing citation, Jon Jones arrested on probation violation Jon Jones was arrested Tuesaday by Albuquerque police five days after being cited on multiple traffic charges according to TMZ. Jones (21-1) was pulled over last Thursday and cited for drag racing, exhibition driving, weaving, failing to properly display his license plate, and modifying his exhaust pipe according to a…

February 8th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 142 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and our NEW sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First were joined by middleweight Chris Camozzi to discuss his upcoming fight with Joe Riggs at UFC Fight Night 83. Then Tony Martin joins the show to discuss his recently victory at UFC on FOX 18 over…

February 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Ben Rothwell vs. Junior Dos Santos headlines UFC Fight Night 86 in Croatia UFC officials announced this morning that former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will be taking on Ben Rothwell. Dos Santos (17-4) is coming off a surprising TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX 17 this past December. Rothwell (36-9) meanwhile has won…

February 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 82: “Hendricks vs Thompson” takes place today (Friday, February 5, 2016) from inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 7:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a welterweight bout between top contenders Johny Hendricks and…

February 5th, 2016
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano discusses Johny Hendricks’ fight Feb. 6th at UFC Fight Night 82 against Stephen Thompson during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Lou also discusses Johny’s progress, what types of foods he’s eating and what differences we can expect to see from him in the cage on Feb 6th…

February 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Johny Hendricks boxing coach Tony Cabello discusses “Big Rigg”s upcoming fight against Stephen Thompson at UFC 196 on Feb. 6th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Tony also discusses how he started working with Hendricks, sets the record straight on the fallout from Team Takedown and he also gives his thoughts on…

February 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC Fight Night 82 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

February 4th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Luckily for listeners who might be a little light in the wallet following the betting debacle that was UFC on Fox 18, this edition of The MMA Analysis has been moved from pay-per-view to free audio because of the loss of Sean after his heroic return from the grave last week. Listen here: Consensus Bet:…

February 1st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

In a very rare occurrence, the UFC was forced to recommission a numbered pay-per-view event as a free ‘Fight Night’ card following injuries to the two original main event participants. UFC 196 was set to be the promotion’s annual Super Bowl weekend card, and was supposed to feature the rematch between Fabricio Werdum and Cain…

January 27th, 2016
James Lynch

Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson headline UFC 196, which now airs on FOX Sports 1 With injuries to headliners Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum, the UFC announced Wednesday that the UFC 196 PPV has been moved to FS1. In addition, welterweights Johny Hendricks and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson have been elevated to the main event, which will be…

January 23rd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks about the recent UFC 195 Robbie Lawler vs Carlos Condit welterweight title fight, his managerial situation and more: /iframe>

January 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano discusses Johny Hendricks’s recent photo and his progress ahead of his UFC 196 fight during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Lou also talks about the BloodyElbow article on George Lockhart, who calls himself a “Weight Management Specialist” and gives some quick tips for weight loss heading into…

December 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

Ray Thompson, Father/Trainer of Stephen Thompson discusses his son’s upcoming fight against Johny Hendricks at UFC 196 during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Ray also discusses about a variety of other topics including – How he got involved in MMA – The moment that he knew Stephen was going to be a professional martial…

December 21st, 2015
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano gives his thoughts on the recent death of ONE Championship’s Yang Jian Bing due to his weight cut last Friday during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Lou also discusses about a variety of other topics including – His client Aljamain Sterling’s recent win – His client Johny Hendricks’ next fight against Stephen…

December 18th, 2015
James Lynch

PR and Social Media Director Bryan Levick discusses the recent cancellation of Titan FC 36 and what the promotion is doing to compensate the fighters during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Bryan also discusses about a variety of other topics including – Moving from New York to South Carolina – Balancing his regular job…

December 14th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC194: Conor McGregor knocks out Jose Aldo in 13 seconds UFC 194: Luke Rockhold becomes the new UFC middleweight champion UFC 194: Yoel Romero vs. Ronaldo Souza video highlights UFC 194: Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Saenz video highlights   UFC 196 adds Hendricks vs. Thompson and more On Saturday night, the UFC announced a number…

December 6th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 134 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by UFC welterweight Johny Hendricks who talks about hiring the services of Weight Management Specialist Lou Giorodano. Then UFC strawweight Randa Markos joins the show to talk about her upcoming fight with Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on FOX 17…

December 4th, 2015
James Lynch

Lou Giordano, who works with the likes of UFC bantamweight Aljamain Sterling, discusses his newest client Johny Hendricks during  “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Lou also talks about a variety of other topics including – What he ate this past weekend during Thanksgiivng – How long the deal with Hendricks was in the works – What types…

December 2nd, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, who recently announced he was leaving his Team Takedown management team. While many have been critical of the UFC sponsorship deal with Reebok, Hendricks sees things differently, as he feels he no longer needs to deal with a manager trying to set up sponsors…

November 25th, 2015
James Lynch

Josh Barnett vs. Ben Rothwell set for UFC on FOX 18 Last night on FOX Sports Live it was announced that Josh Barnett will be taking on Ben Rothwell January 30th at UFC on FOX 18. The card is headlined by Anthony Johnson taking on Ryan Bader. Barnett (34-7), is coming off a five-round unanimous decision victory…

November 24th, 2015
Gabe Killian

Former UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks was a guest on today’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio, where he made a couple of revelations. When co-host George Garcia (AKA “Gorgeous George”) started digging deep with questions during his first ‘A Little Birdie Told Me’ segment, things got really interesting. “Bigg Rigg” admitted to being offered last…

October 31st, 2015
James Lynch

Featherweight Chas Skelly looks for his fourth straight win when he takes on hometown favourite Kevin Souza (17-3) at UFC Fight Night 77 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Skelly (14-1) spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 127 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics.   Why he left Bellator after competing for them three times “They…

October 23rd, 2015
James Lynch

Lightweight Eric Irvin (8-3) discusses his recent win over Jeremy Castro at Shamrock FC: Brave on October 17th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Eric also talks about a variety of other topics including – How he celebrated after the fight – Why Johny Hendricks’ comments on deer meat effecting his weight cut is…

September 30th, 2015
Mike James

The co-main event of UFC 192 is a matchup between former UFC Welterweight Champion Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks and Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley. Both fighters are coming off of significant wins over top contenders and will likely earn the next crack at the welterweight title with a win on Saturday night.   Johny Hendricks…

August 6th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While one of these bouts was previously announced, fans will be getting to unwrap their present nearly a month early for an upcoming UFC pay-per-view headliner while a pair of other elite match-ups were announced in the welterweight and featherweight divisions. Robbie Lawler vs Carlos Condit, UFC 193 Originally announced as the headliner of an…

March 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 185. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. The list of potential candidates for these five slots was incredibly long, which gives hope…

March 12th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Back to business this week on The MMA Analysis. As the Octagon makes its way to Dallas for UFC 185, your regular co-hosts all take their turns at the mic to break down the 12-fight card from top-to-bottom. All the usual betting talk is there, plus Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean tackle the topic of…

March 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 185 is a three-round welterweight bout between Johny Hendricks and Matt Brown. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Hendricks is a -350 favorite (bet $350 to win $100) while Brown is a +290 underdog (bet $100 to win $290). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Hendricks…

March 9th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 185 welterweight Johny Hendricks about his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (March 14, 2015) against Matt Brown at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The talented former welterweight champion expects a stern test from Brown, and he feels he has the TUF season 7 veteran figured…

January 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced in the last 24 hours, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on these new matches. Yancy Medeiros vs. Tony Ferguson, UFC 184 A lightweight bout between rising contenders Yancy Medeiros and Tony Ferguson has been added to UFC 184, which takes place February…

December 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Surprises and Disappointments is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event, highlighting three fighters who had surprising performances and three fighters who disappointed. Here were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC 181. Surprises Robbie Lawler — The list of surprises at UFC 181 wouldn’t be complete without Robbie Lawler, who…

December 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here’s five crazy UFC 181 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Robbie Lawler wins by decision (+560)/Lawler wins by split decision (+1155) In…

December 8th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics   In a fight that many expected to be close, Hendricks and Lawler put in another highly competitive contest in a rematch of their first title fight at UFC 171 last March. But this time at UFC 181, it was Lawler who earned the decision. But not without some controversy. It was the…

December 7th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 82 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Michael Stets, journalist for MMA Mania to recap UFC 181. Then Canadian lightweight/welterweight fighter Ryan Dickson joins us to talk about his career and why a call up from the UFC might not be that far off.   1)    How did…