There are plenty of folks out there who would argue in favor of Koscheck having deserved the decision nod over Hendricks and they might have a point, as he definitely did enough in the effort to make a case. Regardless, as ugly as the outing was, Hendricks still came out on top and the victory was far from a robbery. He dealt with Koscheck in the clinch, escaped from the grappler’s grasp in the rare instance action hit the mat, and landed enough punches to leave the always-game Koscheck’s face swollen.
UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre hasn’t tasted defeat since April 2007, nearly six months before top contender Johny Hendricks had even made his professional debut. Fast-forward to today and you’ve got one of the most anticipated title-defenses of GSP’s career coming up when he meets Hendricks in the main event at UFC 167. Hendricks’ rise to the top has been the result of his heavy-hands and top shelf wrestling, both of which he’ll attempt to employ against St-Pierre this Saturday night. Here’s a look back at the five biggest wins of the bearded brawler’s career… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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