Hector is getting set to square off against fellow former middleweight Jake Shields this weekend and of course his preparation starts with a fresh hair cut! Tough fight for both men although as good as Jake is on the ground, I think he may have a difficult time finding the take-down against the well-rounded Lombard. In my opinion if this fight remains on the feet Lombard will have...
6'0" 170 lbs (Welterweight)
72" reach, Orthodox
Jan 9, 1979
29-6-1 (1 NC) (UFC: 4-2, 1 NC)
2 straight wins
Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
NCAA Division II wrestler
Two-time community college wrestling All-American
Numerous international grappling...
Jake has a huge fight this coming weekend against fellow former middleweight Hector Lombard and is seen here enjoying a little bit of rest with his two best friends! How do you all see that welterweight clash going down?
Hector Lombard with his lovely lady
Hector Lombard enjoys a smoothie
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