Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks wants a shot at UFC gold. | Photo: Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com
Neither Johny Hendricks nor the men who populate his inner circle want him to get lost in the hubbub surrounding a potential super fight between Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight and welterweight titleholders Anderson Silva and Georges St. Pierre.
Hendricks has emerged as the top contender for St. Pierre’s 170-pound title, with successive victories against T.J. Waldburger, Mike Pierce, Jon Fitch, Josh Koscheck and Martin Kampmann. Steven Wright, Hendricks’ striking coach with Team Takedown, did not mince words when talked turned to who they want next.
“Clearly, after the resume that we’ve put together, we definitely want GSP,” Wright told the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown” show.
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