Rick Hawn's Blogs

  • SDS: McCall & Hieron By: TJ De Santis

    Greg Savage and Jeff Sherwood returned to The Sherdog Radio Network Monday for another edition of "The Savage Dog Show." Joining them were MMA fighters Ian McCall and Jay Hieron.

    Ian McCall looked stellar Friday night in Lemoore, California at The Tachi Palace. "Uncle Creepy" joined the show Monday to talk about his unanimous decision victory of Tennessee's Dustin Ortiz.

    Saturday night Jay Hieron defeated Rick Hawn in the finals of Bellator's welterweight tournament. Though the fan's opinion of the bout vary as to who won the fight, Hieron claims to be surprised at the decision going his way was split. The Xtreme Couture product talks about the victory and his upcoming title shot with Ben Askren.

    Check out the show and our archives by clicking here.

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  • Hawn Compares Rigors of Judo to MMA By: Sherdog.com Staff

    Rick Hawn (Pictured), on “Beatdown,” discussing why he likely won’t return to judo competitions:

    “At this point in my career, I don’t think my body can take judo training. … Judo’s so hard on the body and the joints. I had my run. I made the [U.S. Olympic team]. That was my goal, my long-term goal in judo. Obviously it would have been nice to get a medal, but at this point in my life, it’s about something new. I’m excited about my MMA career. I’m doing well in it. I want to do this as long as my body can take it.”

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