- On a recent episode of MMAjunkie Radio, Johny Hendricks, who will be fighting Robbie Lawler for the vacant UFC Welterweight Championship at UFC 171 this Saturday, stated that he wants to see former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre back in the UFC.
"I hope we get him back. I hope I can get this belt and get a couple fights underneath me, and he comes back," said Hendricks. "That's what I'm shooting for."
St. Pierre officially vacated the title back in December and took a break from MMA following a controversial split decision victory over Hendricks at UFC 167 in November. While Hendricks hopes to get a rematch with GSP, he won't consider his legacy tarnished if he never gets the opportunity.
"He's just a man. I've proved enough my last fight, and if he doesn't come back, I proved enough. If I continue to win and do everything that I'm able to, then it doesn't matter. Because by that time, hopefully they won't forget him, but in five years or 10 years, they'll forget who I was."
- UFC has released the medical suspension info to MMA LLC for this past weekend's UFC Fight Night 37 event in London England. The UFC acted as it's own governing body as the UK has no sanctioning organization for MMA. Surprisingly, five fighters, including headliner Jimi Manuwa, have been hit with 180 day suspensions.
Louis Gaudinot: 7 days mandatory rest period
Phil Harris: 7 days mandatory rest period
Danny Mitchell: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Igor Araujo: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Claudio Da Silva: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Brad Scott: 180 days or MRI clearance of right shoulder
Mats Nilson: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Luke Barnatt: 7 days mandatory rest period
Ilir Latifi: 7 days mandatory rest period
Cyrille Diabate: 7 days mandatory rest period
Omahi Arkmedov: 30 days no fight, 21 days no contact
Gunnar Nelson: 180 days or MRI clearance of left knee
Brad Pickett: Suspended 180 days or until MRI clearance of neck, 21 days no contact. Minimum suspension 30 days
Neil Seery: Suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Melvin Guillard: Suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Michael Johnson: Suspended 180 days or until X-ray clearance of left hand, 21 days no contact. Minimum suspension 30 days
Jimi Manuwa: 180 days or until orthopedic clearance of both thumbs & right finger, 21 days no contact. Minimum suspension 30 days
Alexander Gustafsson: Suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
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