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Hector Lombard finally earned his keep in the UFC. The hard-swinging Cuban-Aussie swarmed Rousimar Palhares last night, earning his first UFC victory and the biggest paycheck at the event.
Before we go any further, we should note that international events generally don't release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official. However, you can get a fairly accurate picture of a fighter's pay based on official purse info released from past fights. So, based on that info, here is the estimated pay breakdown for the 20 fighters that traded blows at the event (but please remember - this is only an estimate, not official info, especially for any fighters that made their UFC debuts at the event or Rousimar Palhares, who we don't have very recent info for).
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BEST OF MAXIM
Hector Lombard (Pictured) didn’t come close to living up to expectations in his in big league debut. However, the former Bellator middleweight champion made up for his split decision defeat to Tim Boetsch by demolishing Rousimar Palhares Saturday night in Australia.
The fireworks he unleashed is exactly what fans expected Lombard to do in his last outing. After feeling each other...
Rousimar Palhares vs. Hector Lombard is such an amazing fight, it’s insane it’s gotten such little press until the 11th hour. But what matters is that the fight is on, and it’s going down tonight (Friday) live from Australia and we expect it to be incredible. This is like pitting The Incredible Hulk vs. The [...]
For the past several weeks the UFC has been airing The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes on international television. The event featured Australian born fighters lead by Aussie coach George Sotiropoulis taking on a team of English born fighters coached by former TUF Winner Ross Pearson.
The superior striking from Ross Pearson had George Sotiropoulos in trouble from the onset of their main event bout at UFC on FX 6. Pearson rocked Sotiropoulos in each of the rounds before finally finishing the fight with a technical knockout in the third.
Hector Lombard made a statement against Rousimar Palhares to pick up his first win in the UFC. Lombard was ferocious. He aggressively...
After one of the year's most star-studded offerings this past weekend on FOX, the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents another stacked weekend of fights with a pair of cards from opposite sides of the globe.
To get it started, UFC on FX 6 will emanate from Queensland, Australia, headlined by George Sotiropoulos and Ross Pearson, coaches of "The Ultimate Fighter: The...
UFC on FX 6 may not have been the most attractive fight card on paper if you didn't follow 'The Smashes' reality series.Well, when when all was said and done on the Gold Coast, this night of fights turned out to be one of the sleeper cards of the year.
We saw "The Real Deal" play spoiler to G-Sots Octagon return in front of his home crowd. The real Hector...
Bellator Fighting Championships ain’t messing around with their debut season on Spike TV. After reporting three title tilts will be up for grabs in their first two shows of 2013, the promotion announced Friday Alexander Shlemenko (Pictured) and Maiquel Falcao will battle for the vacant middleweight belt on February 7th.
The 185-pound crown became available after former champ Hector...
Join us at 10 PM ET/ 7 PM PT for the official UFC on FX 6: Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson weigh-in video stream. We will of course give you the written results below for your convenience.
Main Card (FX)
• Lightweight Bout: George Sotiropoulos () vs. Ross Pearson ()
• Welterweight 'TUF Smashes' Final: Robert Whittaker () vs. Brad Scott ()
• Lightweight 'TUF Smashes...