www.411mania.com
|  News |  Columns |  Reports |  Video Reviews |  Title History |  News Report |
SPOTLIGHTS  SPOTLIGHTS
MOVIES/TV
// Jeremy Renner Addresses Rumors That Hawkeye Dies in Avengers: Age of Ultron
MUSIC
// Nicki Minaj Shows Off Epic Cleavage On Instagram
WRESTLING
// Latest on Jake Roberts' Health Status
MMA
// Breaking Down Dillashaw vs. Barao II
GAMES
// Details for Titanfall's New Update Announced


SYNDICATE  SYNDICATE



411mania RSS Feeds





Follow 411mania on Twitter!




Add 411 On Facebook
 


 
 411mania » MMA » News

Advertisement
Johny Hendricks Discusses a Possible Move to Middleweight
Posted by Larry Csonka on 03.12.2014



- Johny Hendricks recently spoke about a possible move to 185 and more. Here are the highlights…

On a Possible Move to 185: "It's something that I've thought about, but I don't think it's now. I think it's like two, three years from now. I'm only getting older, and the older you get, the harder it is to cut. I'd love to fight at 185. Not having to cut down to 170? Are you kidding me?"

On What He Would Have to Deal With Moving to 185: "I walk around at 215, 220," he said. "That's an average cut for a 185-pounder. That's probably what the 185ers are walking around at. So the only thing that hurts me is that I'm 5-foot-9. I still thought about it, and I talked to my coaches, too. It doesn't hurt me because everybody that I fight is 6-, 6-foot-2 with a 75-, 76-inch reach. They're all tall guys, and I have to get inside of them. Then you start thinking of some of the great fighters. Mike Tyson, he's one of them. He fought everybody that was way bigger than him. The only thing I would have to do is get some strength. I'm very strong at 215, but I have to lose some muscle in camp to get down to 170."

On Doing Work at 170: "Maybe it never gets hard to make 170. I was just trying to give myself different avenues. " … I've definitely got to do work at 170. There's a lot of talented guys at 170. By all means, I'm not looking past the 170 class. What I'm always doing is looking to the future. I just can't stay in the moment."

Credit: mmajunkie.com





MUST-READ 411 STORIES:

Top 5 Summer 2014 Movies

Breaking Down Dillashaw vs. Barao II

The 10 Best Simpsons Episodes


comments powered by Disqus












www.41mania.com
Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.