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HECTOR LOMBARD RUMORS

Hector Lombard Out; Tyron Woodley Vs Dong Hyun Kim Now Set For UFN 48

An undisclosed injury has forced Hector Lombard out of his welterweight fight with Dong Hyun Kim which had been pencilled in as the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau on August 23rd. Dana White announced yesterday while in Macau to promote the event that Kim will stay on the card and now faces Tyron Woodley instead. Woodley is coming off a disappointing unanimous decision...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 24, 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 Just the Ticket for Matt Brown

    Matt Brown Matt Brown seems to be a name on a lot of lips around MMA these days. First, Brown called out Nick Diaz in an attempt to facilitate a war of legendary proportions. Oddly enough, Nate Diaz responded to the challenge, telling all that he would be the only Diaz to step into the ring with Brown. Hector Lombard is the latest to test the waters. Lombard employed a more...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
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

Lombard struggles with weight cut

Hector Lombard may be cutting down to welterweight for his fight at UFC 166 against Nate Marquardt but it's not going to be easy. Lombard, who stands at 5'9" but has shoulders broad enough to carry a house, made the move to 170 pounds after finding limited success in the middleweight division following a move to the UFC in 2012. The cut to welterweight was never going...
Via Fox Sports
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Hector Lombard

Hector LombardVitals5'9" 185 lbs (Middleweight)73" reach, SouthpawFebruary 2, 1978Record32-2-1 (1) (UFC: 0-0)Current Streak20 straight winsTrainingCuban Olympic Judo Team (2000)4th dan black belt in JudoBlack Belt in Brazilian Jiu-JitsuChampionships HeldXFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2006 (no title defenses)Cage Fighting Championship Middleweight Champion: 2007-2011...
Via MMA Manifesto
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Signs with UFC: Will Face Brian Stann

Bellator’s Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard has won 20 straight fights and has not lost in over 6 years.  Lombard has dismantled everyone Bellator has put in front of him and has long been considered the best Middleweight fighter not under the Zuffa banner.  Well, that has all changed, as Lombard has officially signed to fight [...]
Via MMA PRIME
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Wastes No Time in Calling Out Anderson Silva

The ink had barely dried after signing his UFC contract, yet that didn’t stop former Bellator middleweight champ Hector Lombard (Pictured) from calling out his first opponent. The 34-year-old doesn’t have time to waste fighting bottom-feeders and has his sights set on the division’s top dog. “I’ve wanted to fight in the UFC all my career,” Lombard expressed. “I want...
Via 5thRound.com
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Signs with UFC

Hector Lombard’s (Pictured) Bellator days are officially over. On Tuesday, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney confirmed the middleweight has signed a multi-fight contract to join the UFC. The 34-year-old became a restricted free agent shortly after November’s TKO victory over Trevor Prangley. Rebney had been mulling over whether to match the UFC’s contract offer to Lombard, but he...
Via 5thRound.com
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Offered UFC Contract

Reigning Bellator middleweight champ Hector Lombard (Pictured) quietly became MMA’s hottest free agent earlier this year. As expected, the UFC has made the 34-year-old an offer that is leaving Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney contemplating his next move.   If we were to use NFL lingo, Lombard is a restricted free agent and Bellator has the right to match any competitor’s deal. ...
Via 5thRound.com
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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