UFC Weekly Recap: Episode 3

This week: Brock talks about the Flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Kyoji Horiguchi taking the place of Hector Lombard vs. Rory MacDonald at UFC 186, Anderson Silva getting popped for Anxiety and Insomnia medicine on the day of UFC 183, Rory MacDonald getting his title shot against Robbie Lawler, and the new drug [&hellip No visits yet The post UFC Weekly...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC unveils new drug testing protocols and standards for fighters

On Wednesday, the UFC unveiled a new approach to the performance-enhancing drug problem currently plaguing the sport of MMA with a comprehensive new testing initiative as well as plans for mush harsher penalties for the fighters who test positive in the program. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta along with UFC president Dana White and chief legal counsel Lawrence Epstein met with the...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Silva, Diaz & Lombard Temporarily Suspended; Evans-Smith Out For 9 Months

As expected, at a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing yesterday Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard were all handed temporary suspensions prior to an official hearing to deal with their individual cases at a later date. Silva was suspended after testing positive for several banned substances in both an out-of-competition drugs test several weeks prior to UFC 183, and...
Via Fight Of The Night
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Silva, Diaz and Lombard temporarily suspended pending disciplinary hearings

The Nevada State Athletic Commission held a meeting on Tuesday and issued temporary suspensions to three UFC fighters -- Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard -- following positive drug test results from January. The motion passed unanimously by the commission for all three fighters to face a temporary suspension until a full disciplinary hearing can be held. The commission...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC To Outline New Drug Testing Plan At Press Conference Tomorrow

The UFC will host a press conference in Las Vegas tomorrow to officially address the thorny issue of performance enhancing drugs in the sport after a series of a high-profile fighters failed tests recently. Since the turn of the year Jon Jones, Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard have all tested positive for banned substances and according to UFC President Dana White the...
Via Fight Of The Night
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s next for UFC Fight Night 60’s Benson Henderson?

A ballsy Benson Henderson did not, I repeat, did not hesitate to call out Canadian psycho and top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald after his impressive victory over Brandon Thatch at UFC Fight Night 60 in Broomfield, CO this past Saturday night. While UFC President Dana White was quick to squash the MacDonald-Bendo during the post-fight presser, we still do not know whether...
Via Fight Booth
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Some thoughts on PED’s in MMA, Anderson Silva, GSP and the UFC

To say that it has been a crazy year so far would be a huge understatement. The Twitter universe has been all a flutter with fans expressing their opinions. They have run the gamut from do not test anybody and just let them fight to test them all. There have of course been all sorts of conspiracy theories. Some claiming that Dana White and the UFC are out to get Anderson Silva for...
Via Fight Booth
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Tests Positive For Steroids After UFC 182

The mystery of why UFC 186’s co-main event between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard was abruptly cancelled has now been solved, and unfortunately it’s not good news. It’s been announced that Lombard failed a post-fight drugs test after his unanimous decision victory over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 on January 3rd, testing positive for the anabolic steroid, desoxymethyltestosterone...
Via Fight Of The Night
19 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Addresses Hector Lombard’s Failed Drug Test

After yet another one of their fighters failed a drug test, the UFC issued yet another generic statement professing their “strict, consistent policy against illegal and/or performance enhancing drugs.” Let’s just be honest, it’s the same generic release they issue every single time this happens, which is occurring far more often than it should, but with a different name...
Via 5thRound.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard tests positive for banned substance following UFC 182

Hector Lombard is the latest fighter to test positive for banned substances following his fight against Josh Burkman at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on Jan. 3. A Nevada State Athletic Commission report confirmed on Tuesday following an initial story from MMAFighting.com that Lombard failed his fight night drug test with a positive result for desoxymethyltestosterone -- an anabolic steroid...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hector Lombard Tests Positive for Steroid

Another week, another UFC fighter tests positive for a performance-enhancing drug. It’s like a broken record that nobody wants to listen to at this point… UFC welterweight contender Hector Lombard (pictured) is the latest mixed martial artist to flunk a drug test. According to MMAFighting.com, Lombard failed his UFC 182 fight night drug screening for the anabolic steroid desoxymethyltestoster...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 186: MacDonald Vs Lombard Canceled; Johnson Vs Horiguchi Set

April 25th’s UFC 186 event in Montreal, Canada has undergone a major change with hometown hero Rory MacDonald no longer fighting Hector Lombard in the co-main event of the evening. At this stage no reason has been given for that fight being scratched from the card, but the UFC have announced a new co-main event for the evening which will see flyweight champion Demetrious ‘Mighty...
Via Fight Of The Night
19 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 186 adds Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi; loses MacDonald vs. Lombard

UFC 186 in Montreal has added a second title fight as a new co-main event with flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson facing Kyoji Horiguchi, but the new bout comes at the expense of a welterweight title eliminator that was also scheduled for the show. The original co-main event between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard has been removed from the upcoming card on April 25 from Montreal...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

MacDonald vs. Lombard Out, Johnson vs. Horiguchi in at UFC 186

The bad news: the pivotal welterweight shootout between contenders Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard has been removed from the UFC 186 lineup. The good news: a flyweight title tilt between champion Demetrious Johnson (pictured) and Kyoji Horiguchi will now serve as the show’s new co-main attraction. UFC officials confirmed the swap early Tuesday morning. No explanation was given...
Via 5thRound.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 183 HOV ‘Silva vs. Diaz’ Pick ‘Em

Remember when we told you that the final HOV pick ‘em would be UFC 173? Well, we lied. You’re just simply not going to be able to get rid of us this easily. Fight Booth kountermove preview sensation Matt LeBlanc and resident skinny fat guy Dave Reno are here to make things right again in the world. That’s right, It’s the first pick ‘em of 2015, and if you’d like to join...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

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
January 15, 2015  |  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...
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January 14, 2015  |  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
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Brown: MacDonald, Lombard or Condit all make sense as replacements

UFC welterweight Matt Brown was just about to leave for the official start of his training camp to get ready for UFC Fight Night in Colorado on February 14 when he received some very unwelcome news. His opponent, Tarec Saffiedine, was out of their fight with a groin injury and at the time there was no word on a potential replacement opponent. "I was calling Dana about a different...
Via Fox Sports
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Recap: Jon Jones Still Champ, Defeats Daniel Cormier

UFC 182 came to us from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The main card was kicked off by a welterweight battle pitting a returning Josh Burkman against former Bellator middleweight champ Hector Lombard. Lombard, the heaviest-favored fighter on the card, was expected to steamroll Burkman in this fight, with many expecting a first-round finish. While Lombard...
Via Between The Ropes
January 05, 2015  |  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
January 03, 2015  |  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
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Dana White: Hector Lombard vs. Matt Brown possible if he wins at UFC 182

Top five ranked welterweight Matt Brown lost his opponent for UFC Fight Night in Denver on Thursday, but if everything goes well for Hector Lombard on Saturday night at UFC 182, there may be a new main event in the works. Tarec Saffiedine was originally set to face Brown in Denver, but a groin injury forced the former Strikeforce champion off the card leaving an open spot for some...
Via Fox Sports
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Kountermove Preview

After the Holiday break, the UFC is back with one of the more anticipated fights in recent history, along with a number of exciting fights. In preparation for the fights on Saturday, we’ve got your regular KM breakdown including two picks I like and a fight I’m hesitant to pick at all. Before we get to that, here’s a reminder from the founders of the site on how KM works and...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Josh Burkman stand a chance against Hector Lombard?

Don't miss any of the action at UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier with our viewing and schedule guide.
Via Fox Sports
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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