Johny Hendricks Biography

( 1983 - )

Facts of Johny Hendricks

Date of Birth: 1983, September 12
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign:: virgo
Birth Name Johny Harvey Hendricks
Famous Name Big Rigg
Father Keven Hendricks
Mother Nancy Hendricks
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mix
Birth Place Ada, Oklahoma
Net Worth $2 million
Weight in KG 84 Kg
Currently Married Yes
Married to Christina Hendricks (m. 2009)
Children 4
Divorce N/A
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
School attended Edmond Memorial High School
University attended Oklahoma State University
Full Name Johny Harvey Hendricks

Johny Hendricks is a retired Amercian mixed martial artist who competed in welterweight and middleweight division of Amercian MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is a former UFC Welterweight Champion. 


Hendricks started his MMA career in 2008. He was active until 2018 and has a record of 18 wins and 9 losses. Let's take a look at his wiki to gain more information regarding his career, net worth, personal life, family and more. 

Johny Hendricks Early Life

This professional player was born on September 12, 1983, in Ada, Oklahoma, United States. Hendricks is an American by his nationality and his ethnicity is white. 

Since his childhood, Johny Hendricks was passionate about fighting and wrestling. He was a 3 time Oklahoma high school wrestling state champion and a two-time high school national champion. Hendricks went to Edmond Memorial High School and later attended Oklahoma State University. He also played wrestling there and he won 2005 and 2006 Big 12 titles and NCAA Division I national championships.

Johny Hendricks Career

After finishing his degree from OSU, Johny Hendricks went to Las Vegas to establish his career in the martial arts game. He signed with World Extreme Cagefighting along with two other former OSU wrestlers Shane Roller and Jake Rosholt

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Later, UFC provided him with the perfect platform for his rising career. Hendricks faced off Amir Sadollah in a winning effort for his UFC debut on August 8, 2009. His first loss was against Rick Story in 2010 The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale

Hendricks defeated fighters like Jon Fitch, Carlos Condit, and Mike Pierce to name a few. He faced George St. Pierre on November 16, 2013, but lost the bout via a controversial split decision. After St. Pierre vacated his belt, Hendricks competed against Robbie Lawler for the title. In March 2014, he won the bout via unanimous decision to claim the belt. Later in a  rematch, Hendricks lost the game and title by split decision.

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The MMA fighter redeemed himself after winning against Matt Brown in UFC 185. However, he went on to be defeated by Stephen Thompson, Kelvin Gastelum, and Neil Magny. Hendricks then moved to the middleweight division and faced Hector Lombard in a winning effort. His last bout was against Paulo Costa on November 4, 2017, and he lost the fight. 

Johny Hendricks announced his retirement on June 27, 2018, to concentrate on coaching wrestling. However, news has surfaced that Hendricks will make his knuckle boxing debut on November 9, 2018, against Brennan Ward at World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation

Johny Hendricks Personal Life 

Johny Hendricks is a married man and he has a beautiful spouse, Christina. They have four children named Abri, Adli, Avin, and Rigg. Hendricks is dedicated and devoted towards his family and he is a loyal husband.

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Hendricks loves his wife very much and he does not involve in extramarital affairs. There is no any rumor of divorce between the lovely couples. The couple is living a blissful married life with their children.

Johny Hendricks Net Worth

Johny Hendricks earns a good amount of salary from his successful MMA career. He has an estimated net worth of $ 2 million. Hendricks is the recipient of four fight of the night bonuses as well. His total salary boosted his net worth.

Hendricks's disclosed career earnings sum up to over $1 million and he lives a luxurious as well as comfortable life with his family. The former MMA fighter is the brand ambassador of Reebok.

Johny Hendricks Facts

Johny Hendricks has a standing height of 5 feet and 9 inches. His total bodyweight is 77 kg. He has attractive eyes and blonde hair. Hendricks is currently 35 years old and he is active in the social networking sites. People followed him on Twitter and Instagram. Moreover, info about his life & bio can be taken from wiki.

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