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Johny Hendricks Says It Doesn't Matter Whether GSP Comes Back or Not

Bleacherreport.com  -  New UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will be on the shelf for a while due to injuries suffered before and during his big UFC 171 win over Robbie Lawler.But the champ told FoxSports.com he can't wait to get back in the cage, mostly because he wants to defend his shiny new belt:Now this is where I get to start enjoying it. I don't have to worry about who it is. I know it's going to be a fi 29 days

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Tyron Woodley Slams Joe Rogan's "Horrendous Commentary" During UFC 171

Bleacherreport.com  -  Joe Rogan often wins the unofficial "MMA announcer of the year" award each year. One guy who won't be voting for him in 2014 is Tyron Woodley.Speaking to MMA Mental (h/t MMA Fighting), Woodley slammed Rogan for his "horrendous commentary" at UFC 171."It's almost like they're punishing you for training hard," Woodley said. "They're punishing you for being physically fit. I think Joe Roga 29 days

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Anthony Pettis Says He'll KO Gilbert Melendez, Still Wants to Shut Nate Diaz Up

Bleacherreport.com  -  Anthony Pettis is quickly becoming one of the most popular fighters in the sport.His freestyle striking and bolstered technique have catapulted him to the forefront of the UFC lightweight division.For Pettis to remain successful and sustain brilliance, he'll have to fend off some of the very best at 155 along the way. This includes an upcoming battle opposite former Strikeforce kingpin Gilbert Me 30 days

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Former World Champion Boxer Holly Holm Nears UFC Deal, Rousey Fight Looms

Bleacherreport.com  -  Albuquerque, N.M. — One of the brightest prospects in mixed martial arts may soon be on her way to the UFC.Holly Holm, the undefeated former world champion boxer who has lived her entire life here in Albuquerque, is currently in negotiations with the world's largest mixed martial arts promotion and, if all goes well, could make her debut this summer.Holm's manager Lenny Fresquez met wi 31 days

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Johny Hendricks Asks Georges St-Pierre for Rematch; GSP Says Wait Around a Bit

Bleacherreport.com  -  Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and newly minted welterweight champion Johny Hendricks appeared on the Monday edition of The MMA Hour. Totally coincidentally, the two were booked in neighboring time slots, and host Ariel Helwani allowed them to exchange pleasantries.St-Pierre, as one would expect, congratulated Hendricks on defeating Robbie Lawler and discussed how he thought 31 days

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Nick Diaz: 'Amateur' Johny Hendricks Got His 'A** Whooped' by Robbie Lawler

Bleacherreport.com  -  Now that “amateur” hour is over, Nick Diaz is ready to cut in line once more to hand welterweight champ Johny Hendricks a worse beating than he took from Robbie Lawler at UFC 171.  The retired MMA star attended the UFC event on Saturday night to witness the crowning of Georges St-Pierre’s successor. Hendricks emerged as the victor after surviving a 25-minute slugfest with L 32 days

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Diego Sanchez Says Food Poisoning Contributed to UFC 171 Loss to Myles Jury

Bleacherreport.com  -  One of the winners on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter, Diego Sanchez, believes a bad dinner choice after the UFC 171 weigh-ins cost him against surging prospect Myles Jury. The Greg Jackson's MMA fighter took to Twitter this afternoon to explain to his fans why Saturday night didn't go according to plan.I wasn't my self last night I sustained Food poisoning from eating a beef tar ta 32 days

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Mirko Cro Cop: Anderson Silva 'Will Never Be the Same Fighter' After Leg Injury

Bleacherreport.com  -  Former Pride and K-1 champion Mirko Filipovic believes former UFC middleweight top dog Anderson Silva will never be the same dominant force after suffering a broken left tibia and fibula late last year. Despite the fact the Brazilian fan favorite resumed training less than two months after the gruesome injury, "Cro Cop" believes the legendary fighter's best days are still behind him, per MMA 37 days

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