Originally written on MMA Manifesto  |  Last updated 7/16/12





Hector Lombard

Vitals

5'9" 185 lbs (Middleweight)
73" reach, Southpaw
February 2, 1978

Record

32-2-1 (1) (UFC: 0-0)

Current Streak

20 straight wins

Training

Cuban Olympic Judo Team (2000)
4th dan black belt in Judo
Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Championships Held

XFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2006 (no title defenses)
Cage Fighting Championship Middleweight Champion: 2007-2011 (seven successful title defenses)
Bellator Middleweight Champion: 2009-2011 (one successful title defense)
Australian Fighting Championship Middleweight Champion: 2011 (no title defenses)


Strengths

- on an amazing hot streak - hasn't lost since 2006
- incredible power in his hands
- underrated submission skills
- world class Judoka
- won championships everywhere he fought
- extremely strong and muscular
- finishes fights
- long reach
- killer instinct - goes for the knockout
- good chin
- good at ground and pound
- great strength in the clinch - can whip opponents around, throw them to the ground
- fast hands


Weaknesses

- hasn't fought a very high level of competition
- questionable cardio
- lots of miles on his body
- undersized (height-wise) for a middleweight
- doesn't throw many kicks
- striking technique is sloppy & needs work


Synopsis

How good is Hector Lombard? We'll soon find out.



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