Hendricks wants to retire at middleweight


Johny Hendricks immediate goal is to win the UFC welterweight championship, which is has a second chance at when he faces Robbie Lawler. And then of course he would need to defend his title, but eventually  hopes to make a move to the middleweight division:

Anyone think "Bigg Rigg" can find success at middleweight when he eventually makes the jump?

"Yes, once I can get through my weight class, I would love to retire at 185. I definitely don't want to go down a weight class."

-- In order for Johny Hendricks to make the 170-pound limit to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight division, he has to cut down from 220 pounds. That's 50 pounds "Bigg Rigg" has to shed over the course of a training camp. So it's no wonder he wants to take his talents to the middleweight division and retire as a 185-pound fighter when it's all said and done. 

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eNoq site profile image  

1/19/14 3:18 AM by eNoq

He doesn't 'cut' he diets down since he's obese as fuck at 220

FCM site profile image  

1/19/14 3:07 AM by FCM

Hendricks was more like able when he was low key. I look forward to Ruthless knocking him out.

shadysavagecameonmaiaface site profile image  

1/19/14 2:54 AM by shadysavagecameonmaiaface

That Rumble Johnson weight to cut! I has the disbelief!

KZTT_W85 site profile image  

1/19/14 2:47 AM by KZTT_W85

Genuine threat to cain

easedel site profile image  

1/19/14 2:12 AM by easedel

There needs to be a fucking limit on how much you can cut. 220 to 170? FFS.

Bipolar site profile image  

1/18/14 11:49 AM by Bipolar

Wonder what kind of training/weight gain program Johny's on exactly? Senseless and stupid to pack on that much fat between fights. Doesn't sound like the type of lifestyle a world class athlete who competes at his weight would or should indulge. Unless you're a bodybuilder...

WhatItTakesTibiaChampion site profile image  

1/18/14 7:05 AM by WhatItTakesTibiaChampion

He hasn't even gone through his own division and he is talking about going up one? When will this guy stop drinking his own kool aid and crying when he loses?

Herman Munster site profile image  

1/18/14 6:12 AM by Herman Munster

Has Hendricks always walked around at 220?  .   He does seem considerably bigger than he was in the days he was squeaking by TJ Grant and Mike Pierce.  Hmmmmm....

bluesville site profile image  

1/18/14 6:05 AM by bluesville

In before he calls out Bisping.

The Winter Soldier site profile image  

1/18/14 6:04 AM by The Winter Soldier

Damn, i didnt know he walked around that heavy. 50lb drop before fights is sick.