Johny Hendricks hopes to beat Robbie Lawler this Saturday at UFC 171 to take home the vacant welterweight world title but, after that, he's still hoping to get a rematch with the sort-of-retired Georges St. Pierre. “I hope we get him back,” Hendricks recently told MMAjunkie Radio.
“I hope I can get this belt and get a couple fights underneath me, and he comes back. That’s what I’m shooting for.”
Last year, Hendricks battered, bloodied and bruised the long-time welterweight champion St. Pierre but ultimately lost a controversial split-decision. Afterwards, St. Pierre decided to step away from competition and vacate his title.
Hendricks understands why St. Pierre may not be too eager to fight him again. Hendricks also believes that, should he get to face "Rush" again, he'll be even better than before.
“Would you want to look like [St. Pierre looked after their first fight] after another fight?” he went on.
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