Johny
Hendricks
17-3-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #1 Welterweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 4 Fight of the Night / 3 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 17 fights.
Record: 17-3-0
Summary: Elite wrestler, power

Fighter Info

Nickname: Bigg Rigg
From: Ada, Oklahoma USA
Fights Out Of: Dallas, Texas USA
Age: 31
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
College: Oklahoma State University

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1619
47% Successful
759
Types of Successful Strikes
0
759
62% Standing
27%
473
207
79
Striking Defense
55
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
129
48% Successful
62
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
6
19
0
Takedown Defense
61
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography

TRAINING: Wake up around 10:30, eat breakfast, head to workouts at 12, get done around 2:30, then head to the house, eat lunch and spend some time with the family. Then I head to workouts at 8 to 10:30, come home, watch TV, and pass out.

Thoughts on opponent, Josh Koscheck?
I think he is a tough fighter, but I think I can win this fight. He has good wrestling and good hands, but I see myself a little better in both areas, which should make for a great fight.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
June 2007 - to be the World Champion

What ranks and titles have you held? 4X Div. 1 All-American, 2X Div. 1 National Champion

Do you have any heroes? God

What is your favorite technique?
Punching people in the face

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? 
It means everything to be fighting in the UFC because this is where the best fighters are and that's what I want - to fight the best. 

Did you go to college, and if so, what degree did you earn?
Oklahoma State University, Bachelors in Secondary Education

What was your job before you started fighting?
Student

•    Was 2-0 in the WEC with wins over Justin Haskins (TKO2) and Alex Serdyukov (W3). Serdyukov bout won Fight of the Night honors.

•    Seven wins by TKO, one by submission.

•    Wins over Fitch and Waldburger earned Knockout of the Night honors

•    On three fight winning streak

Career

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