Johny “Big Rig” Hendricks's Professional MMA debut
Hendricks made his professional debut against Victor Rackliff on September 28, 2007, fighting on the regional circuit.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Victor Rackliff who carried a 2-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Johny Hendricks beat Victor Rackliff by KO/TKO at 1:54 of Round 3.
Johny “Big Rig” Hendricks's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Hendricks made his debut in the UFC against Amir Sadollah on August 8, 2009, fighting on the main card of UFC 101: Declaration having compiled a 5-0-0 professional MMA record.
Johny Hendricks beat Amir Sadollah by KO/TKO at 0:29 of Round 1.
Since his debut, Hendricks has gone on to fight a total of 21 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 13-8-0.
Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Welterweight Championship loss to Georges St. Pierre
Hendricks lost his 1st welterweight title challenge, losing to Georges St. Pierre on November 16, 2013 at UFC 167: St. Pierre vs. Hendricks.
Johny Hendricks lost to Georges St. Pierre by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.
Winning the belt: UFC Vacant Welterweight Championship against Robbie Lawler
Hendricks won the UFC Vacant Welterweight Championship defeating Robbie Lawler on March 15, 2014 at UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler.
This was Hendricks's 2nd UFC championship fight.
Johny Hendricks beat Robbie Lawler by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.
Title loss: Losing the UFC Welterweight Championship to Robbie Lawler
Hendricks lost his UFC Welterweight title to Robbie Lawler on December 6, 2014 at UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler 2.
The loss meant that Hendricks had made no successful defences of the UFC welterweight title.
Johny Hendricks lost to Robbie Lawler by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.
When was Johny Hendricks's last win?
Hendricks's last win came against Hector Lombard at UFC Fight Night 105 on Sunday February 19, 2017. Johny Hendricks beat Hector Lombard by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.