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10 Things We Learned From UFC 187

This past Saturday night the UFC held their annual Memorial Day weekend event with UFC 187. It was a great night of fights where a new Light Heavyweight Champion was crowned. Below we’re going to discuss some of the things we learned from UFC 187 in the order that they happened. Josh Burkman should have [&hellip The post 10 Things We Learned From UFC 187 appeared first on No Coast Bias.
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UFC 187 Take Last-Second Hit

Just hours before the curtain is drawn on UFC 187, the star-studded lineup took a last-second hit. The strawweight scrap between Rose Namajunas (pictured) and Nina Ansaroff was canceled after doctors refused to clear an ill Ansaroff. “After contracting a case of the flu, UFC strawweight Nina Ansaroff has been deemed medically unfit by doctors to compete in her UFC 187 bout against...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 is Must See TV

In a time where the mediocre has become the norm, rare jewels like UFC 187 have become incredibly few and far between. An event stacked from bottom to top with tremendous fighters, and fights. Recently UFC undercards have resembled more who’s that, rather than who’s who of MMA. This card is different, and it’s going to be special. The Fight-Pass Prelims Josh Sampo vs. Justin...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 Prelims Trailer

UFC 187’s main card on pay-per-view is stacked with two title fights fronting the show, but FOX Sports 1 are keen to remind people that the prelims are well worth watching too. The new UFC 187 prelims trailer highlights the two key bouts that feature on the FS1 undercard with flyweight No.1 contender John Dodson returning to action against former Bellator champ Zack Makovsky ,...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Handed One Year Suspension For Steroid Use

Hector Lombard has now been officially suspended for a year after testing positive for the illegal anabolic steroid, desoxymethyltestosterone, following his victory over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 back in January. Lombard was also fined $70,000 (includes his full win bonus along with 33% of his fight purse), while his victory has been amended to a no-contest ruling. The 37 year-old’s...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Welterweight Hector Lombard Suspended One Year For Steroid

Hector “Showeather” Lombard (pictured) won’t be showing anything inside the cage until at least January 3, 2016. On Monday, the Nevada Athletic Commission suspended the welterweight one year retroactive to his UFC 182 victory over Josh Burkman. Sorry, did I say “victory”? I meant that bout has been overturned to a no contest. Lombard was also fined his entire win bonus...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard suspended one-year, UFC 183 win overturned

UFC welterweight Hector Lombard faced the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday after testing positive for steroids following his last fight against Josh Burkman at UFC 183 on January 3. Attorney General Christopher Eccles read the accusations being levied against Lombard while also confirmed that the top 10 ranked welterweight admitted to taking the banned substance prior to...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 187: Jones vs Johnson; Weidman Collides With Belfort

TWO TITLE FIGHTS HEADLINE UFC® 187 AS JONES MEETS JOHNSON AND WEIDMAN COLLIDES WITH BELFORT MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND PLUS: (# 2) KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV vs. (# 3) DONALD CERRONE (# 3) TRAVIS BROWNE vs. (# 7) ANDREI ARLOVSKI (# 9) DONG HYUN KIM vs. JOSH BURKMAN (# 2) JOSEPH BENAVIDEZ vs. (# 5) JOHN MORAGA   TICKETS FOR UFC® 187: JONES vs. JOHNSON AT MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS...
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March 02, 2015  |  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...
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February 11, 2015  |  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...
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February 10, 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...
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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...
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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...
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January 03, 2015  |  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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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the results live as they happen from UFC 182 in Las Vegas. The action gets underway at 7pm ET (12am UK) with the main card going live at 10pm ET (3am UK). (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) — Main Card: Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury Brad Tavares vs. Nate Marquardt...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Weigh-In Results & Video

The UFC 182 weigh-ins have now taken place ahead of tomorrow night’s event in Las Vegas and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Daniel Cormier (205) Donald Cerrone (155.5) vs. Myles Jury (155.5) Nate Marquardt (185.5) vs. Brad Tavares (185) Louis Gaudinot (125) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (125) Josh...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC 182 pre-fight interviews with some of the biggest stars on the fight card in Las Vegas including Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier, Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury. — Jon Jones: Daniel Cormier: Donald Cerrone: Myles Jury: Hector Lombard: Josh Burkman:
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January 02, 2015  |  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

Josh Burkman Suggests He Threw Fight to Steve Carl to Get Out of WSOF Contract

Josh Burkman (pictured) has just committed the ultimate no-no. Not only did the veteran throw a fight, but he’s now admitting to the MMA world that he did so. That, or Ben Askren really got under Burkman’s skin and he panicked and thumbed out the first thing that came to his mind on Twitter. Askren, who was denied entry into the UFC after getting released by Bellator MMA last...
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October 05, 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

UFC Brings Back Josh Burkman

Who says you can never go home again? On Friday, UFC president Dana White announced the re-signing of welterweight Josh Burkman (pictured). Burkman emerged onto the UFC back in 2005 as a contestant on “The Ultimate Fighter 2.” The 33-year-old posted a 5-5 mark inside the octagon before getting cut in 2008 after posting his third straight loss. “The People’s Warrior” enjoyed...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF set to debut on NBC with ‘Gaethje vs. Newell’ this summer

World Series of Fighting is coming to network television this summer with what is easily their most stacked card to date. The promotion announced the news of their big NBC debut along with an extension through 2017 on their multiple platforms via a press release on their official website: NBC Sports Group will televise live 14 World Series of Fighting events this year, including...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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