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HECTOR LOMBARD RUMORS

Hendricks Vs Brown / MacDonald Vs Lombard To Decide Next 170lb Title Contender

Two major upcoming welterweight fights will establish who gets the next shot at the title according to UFC President Dana White. Recently announced bouts between Johny Hendricks and Matt Brown at UFC 185 on March 14th, and Rory MacDonald Vs Hector Lombard on April 25th feature four of the top six contenders at 170lbs, and it appears that whoever impresses most will go on to fight...
Via Fight Of The Night
9 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Welterweight Top Contender Spot Up For Grabs Between Hendricks-Brown and MacDonald-Lombard

Death and taxes, those are the only two certainties in life. After getting promised next dibs at the UFC welterweight title in October, only to have the offer withdrawn by UFC president Dana White just two months later, then have White issue the next, next moniker last week, Rory MacDonald will once again have to prove he’s worthy of top contender status. On this week’s edition...
Via 5thRound.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Vs Hector Lombard In The Works For UFC 186

A welterweight fight between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard is in the works for UFC 186 in Montreal, Canada on April 25th. The fight is not official yet, but both fighters are believed to have verbally agreed to the showdown which may well serve as a No.1 contender bout at 170lbs. The 25 year-old MacDonald strung together a three-fight winning streak in 2014, defeating Demian...
Via Fight Of The Night
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard needs all three rounds to beat Josh Burkman

Hector Lombard continued his climb up the welterweight rankings although it took the aggressive striker a lot longer to get a win over Josh Burkman than most expected. Lombard (35-4-1, 1 NC) entered the fight on Saturday as a -1200 favorite over Burkman -- the largest of any fighter on the entire UFC 182 card. Known for his blitzing, high octane style early, Lombard fought a more...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Beats Josh Burkman By Decision At UFC 182

Hector Lombard gradually wore down a game Josh Burkman with strikes tonight at UFC 182 to seal a unanimous decision victory. Round One: Burkman circling on the outside to start. He suddenly looks to strike and connects with a right hand as Lombard unleashes an early flurry. Right hook for Burkman wings past Lombard’s head. Burkman lands a right. Backing up he sprngs off the...
Via Fight Of The Night
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Ben Askren too good for the UFC?

Ben Askren controlling the back of his opponent while landing unanswered strikes. The UFC has done a phenomenal job over the years bringing in the best mixed martial arts talent from around the world. Names like Hector Lombard, Alistar Overeem, and Jose Aldo are just a few of the all-star fighters they have bulked up their roster with. Heck, they just signed Eddie Alvarez, the most...
Via isportsweb.com
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Tyron Woodley will not get a title shot anytime soon

Tyron Woodley has talked a lot about title shots recently but seems on a mission to make sure he never gets one. Coming off of an impressive first round finish of Dong Hyun Kim, he moved up into the number three spot in the rankings behind only Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald. In theory, this would put him poised to fight for the title in early 2015. Instead, he is moving further...
Via Fight Booth
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Vs Dong Hyun Kim In The Works For UFC Fight Night in China

A welterweight fight between Hector Lombard and Dong Hyun Kim is rumored to have been targeted by the UFC for a Fight Night event in China on August 23rd. Just the other day Lombard had called out the high-flying Matt Brown, but it seems the promotion has other plans for the former Bellator middleweight champion who’s currently ranked No.7 in the welterweight division after wins...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard vs. Dong Hyun Kim Targeted for UFC Fight Night China

Sorry, Hector Lombard. It looks like your next opponent will be Dong Hyun Kim (pictured) instead of Matt Brown. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was reported the two will tango at UFC Fight Night China on August 23. Lombard will be riding a two-fight winning streak into the scrap. The former Bellator middleweight champion most recently posted a unanimous decision...
Via 5thRound.com
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Shields vs. Hector Lombard added to UFC 171 in Dallas

A welterweight battle has been added to UFC 171 as former Strikeforce champion Jake Shields looks to extend his four fight unbeaten streak as he faces new 170-pound contender Hector Lombard on March 15 in Dallas. UFC officials confirmed the new bout on Twitter this morning via ESPN.com . Added to #UFC171 : @jakeshieldsajj vs @HectorLombard http://t.co/NrupJimcp9 -- UFC News ...
Via Fox Sports
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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