Georges St-Pierre Accepts Johny Hendricks As Next Challenger, Unsure Of Potential Date

Fresh off defeating Nick Diaz, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre admitted that Johny Hendricks will be the next contender to his title.

Hendricks topped Carlos Condit in the co-main event at UFC 158 Saturday night, just minutes before GSP downed Diaz.

Now, the two must come to an agreement on a date – though that could be further down the road than expected.

“I want to fight the best guy and I think that’s Johny Hendricks right now. I don’t know when. I haven’t taken a break since I came back from knee surgery. I need a vacation.”

Hendricks is also likely to be sidelined for an extended period of time, though his has nothing to do with a vacation. “Bigg Rigg” believes he may have broken his hand in the win over Condit. The former NCAA wrestling standout is ready to match up with GSP whenever the contract is signed.

“If I don’t get the title shot, I’ll be devastated,” he said.

  • robthom

    Hendricks has nothing for GSP.

    He’ll be a perpetual contender with Josh Koscheck afterwards.

    In fact I wasn’t convinced that he beat Condit either.

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  • big john

    hendricks took condit down at will. 1st round he broke his hand.and still took the decision.if condit breaks his power hand in the first round.condit will fade away.johny hendricks.has ben injured in many fights.and still wins.thats the difference.

  • big john

    i would not pay to see to see to koscheck or condit or finch. fight for the title.johny hendricks cleared the division out.let these bums fight each other

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