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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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 186: Dillashaw Vs Barao Main Card Revealed

The full main card for UFC 186 has been released by the promotion several months ahead of fight night on April 25th in Montreal, Canada and it’s shaping up to be a star studded show. Headlining the card is a bantamweight title rematch between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao, with Dillashaw having shocked the world last year when he ended the Brazilians long unbeaten run and took the...
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13 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...
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17 days ago  |  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 After getting promised next dibs at the UFC welterweight title in October, only to have the offer withdrawn by UFC president Dana White just two months later, then have White issue the next, next moniker last week, Rory MacDonald will once again have to prove he’s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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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald vs Hector Lombard Set For UFC 186

It looks as though the unofficial heir to GSP’s throne has one more obstacle to overcome before challenging for UFC gold. Rory MacDonald (18-2, pictured) was expected to be next to challenge current UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler for the belt many have pegged him to win for sometime.  However, with the news the UFC […]
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19 days ago  |  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...
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21 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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...
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28 days ago  |  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...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Predictions: Jones or Cormier? Who Else?

LAS VEGAS, NV- The first big MMA card of 2015, UFC 182, goes down Saturday night live from the MGM in Las Vegas. We have “Bitter Rivals” in the main event, a return of a former Ultimate Fighter and one of the hottest of 2014 looking to go on a title run this year. With that out of the way, here are my picks for UFC 182. Hector Lombard vs. Josh Burkman – Welterweight Making...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard addresses the possiblity of facing Robbie Lawler

As much as Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier can't wait to tear each other's heads off on Saturday night, Hector Lombard might be the one person on the UFC 182 card more excited than both of them to finally fight again. Lombard has been on the shelf for nearly 10 months waiting for a fight after pummeling former welterweight title contender Jake Shields in his last bout in March 2014...
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January 02, 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...
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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.
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman: Hector Lombard is the one who should be worried

When Josh Burkman steps inside the Octagon next Saturday night at UFC 182 it will be the first time he's fought for the promotion in over six years. Originally a member of The Ultimate Fighter season 2, Burkman had a long career with the promotion that ended with a rather dull thud when he dropped four out of five fights including a three fight losing streak that signaled the end...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard still wants Tyron Woodley bout: 'I don't call him a training partner'

Hector Lombard might have a fight booked. Tyron Woodley might have a fight booked. But Lombard still wants a piece of Woodley sometime in the future. Lombard challenged Woodley to a fight over the summer. Woodley turned down the bout offer from the UFC, because he said he and Lombard are teammates at American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Fla. Lombard takes umbrage with that assertion...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman Returns To UFC; Fights Hector Lombard At UFC 182

TUF season 2 competitor Josh Burkman has officially returned to the UFC some six years after he last fought for the promotion. Burkman produced a 5-5 run in his first stint in the UFC, eventually leaving after a three-fight losing streak. However, he’s produced a 9-2 record since then and had become one of the key fighters on the World Series Of Fighting promotion’s roster...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman returns to face Hector Lombard at UFC 182

It's been six years since Josh Burkman graced the UFC Octagon but the former Ultimate Fighter season 2 competitor is back on the roster with a matchup against top 10 ranked welterweight Hector Lombard at UFC 182 on January 3, 2015. UFC president Dana White first announced Burkman re-signing with the promotion earlier in the day on Friday and then confirmed the bout against Lombard...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Battles Josh Burkman at UFC 182

The ink hadn’t even dried on Josh Burkman’s new UFC contract yet, but that didn’t stop the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion from issuing Burkman his first assignment. “The People’s Warrior” will battle Hector Lombard (pictured) at UFC 182. The January 3 event is expected to take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lombard was hoping...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Moves Past Tyron Woodley, Calls Out Matt Brown

Now that it’s crystal clear American Top Team teammate Tyron Woodley doesn’t want to tango, Hector Lombard (pictured) is on the hunt for a different opponent. With a new nickname in tow, Lombard went from “Lightning” to Showeather,” the welterweight has now set his sights on Matt Brown. “Still waiting for you @IamTheImmortal make it happen @ufc @danawhite,” Lombard...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown: "I'm not scared to fight anybody"

The UFC was looking for an opponent to face Hector Lombard at the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Australia and when Tyron Woodley declined to take the bout, UFC president Dana White called on top 10 ranked welterweight Matt Brown instead. Brown was fresh off a five round war with Lombard's teammate Robbie Lawler in July where he suffered a hand injury that forced him to the sidelines...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Ben Askren too good for the UFC?

Ben Askren controlling the back of his opponent while landing unanswered strikes. The UFC has done a phenomenal job over the years bringing in the best mixed martial arts talent from around the world. Names like Hector Lombard, Alistar Overeem, and Jose Aldo are just a few of the all-star fighters they have bulked up their roster with. Heck, they just signed Eddie Alvarez, the most...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Tyron Woodley will not get a title shot anytime soon

Tyron Woodley has talked a lot about title shots recently but seems on a mission to make sure he never gets one. Coming off of an impressive first round finish of Dong Hyun Kim, he moved up into the number three spot in the rankings behind only Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald. In theory, this would put him poised to fight for the title in early 2015. Instead, he is moving further...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite Being Called ‘Two-Faced Phony,’ Tyron Woodley Still Wants No Part of Hector Lombard

Want to know the definition of awkward? Check out a practice session at American Top Team. According to UFC president Dana White, Hector Lombard desperately wants to fight Tyron Woodley (pictured), but Woodley said last weekend after quickly disposing of Dung Hyun Kim that he can’t face Lombard because they’re “teammates.” Woodley then provided a different excuse Friday...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Claims Tyron Woodley Is Running Scared From Hector Lombard

Dana White has revealed that the UFC have been attempting to put together a major welterweight fight between top 6 contenders Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard, but have been unsuccessfuly because Woodley, “wants nothing to do with Hector.” White said he first approached Woodley about fighting Lombard in Australia in December after his 61 second TKO against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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