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  • 3 years ago
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Hector Lombard is headed back to his second home. Sources close to negotiations today told MMAjunkie.com that the Bellator middleweight champion has received permission to take a fight against "The Ultimate Fighter 7" veteran Jesse Taylor late this summer. The bout is targeted for an Australian Fighting Championship event expected for Aug. 27, likely in Melbourne, Australia. The promotion's broadcast plans are unknown at this time. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC welterweight contender Hector Lombard is out of his August 23 matchup against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 49. Stepping in to replace the No. 6-ranked welterweight against Kim is Tyron Woodley, who recently dropped a lopsided unanimous decision to Rory MacDonald at UFC 174 in Vancouver. UFC President Dana White confirmed the matchup change via Instagram: Luckily for Kim, Lombard and Woodley are not dissimilar. Lombard is a power puncher with great trips and throws and a heavy top game, w read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Showdown! Upstart promotion World Series of Fighting (WSOF) held its weigh in event earlier this evening (Fri., June 20, 2014) from inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, for the cowboys and cowgirls competing at WSOF 10: "Branch vs. Taylor," which will be broadcast tomorrow night (Sat., June 21, 2014) on NBC Sports Network. For full WSOF 10 weigh in results, click here. The headlining fighters can be seen up top, while staredowns from those rounding up the three championship bout read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC Fight Night series continues on the international front as the UFC returns to Macau, China on August 23rd, the promotion announced at the UFC 173 post-fight press conference on Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is set to air on Fight Pass. According to UFC President Dana White, the event will be headlined by a middleweight tilt between Cung Le and Michael Bisping while a co-main event at welterweight between Hector Lombard and Dong Hyun Kim will serve as that event's co-main read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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August's UFC on FOX 4 event needs a new headliner. Middleweight Brian Stann is out of his scheduled five-round middleweight headliner with promotional newcomer Hector Lombard due to an injury. A source close to the event today confirmed the scratch with MMAjunkie.com, though the UFC has made no official announcement. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Hector Lombard pushed his impressive undefeated streak to 24 fights with a win over Jesse Taylor in the headliner of Saturday's Australian Fighting Championship 2 event. Lombard, who's also the reigning Bellator middleweight champion, scored a second-round submission victory via heel hook. The Cuban-Australian is now 23-0-1 since a PRIDE Bushido 13 loss to Gegard Mousasi back in 2006. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Sometimes people get the chance to make themselves great. And sometimes those same people blow that big opportunity. Jesse Taylor was one of those people, but he's found new ways to refocus on his path back to the UFC. Read More >> read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Which just so happens to be the same day as UFC Fight Night 56 on FOX Sports 1 in Brazil. Doubleheader! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is sneaking in another mixed martial arts (MMA) event on the Fight Pass digital network with UFC Fight Night 55, which is expected to take place on November 8, 2014, inside the Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia. Combat Press brought word of the news earlier this week. Top welterweight contender and hometown hero Hector Lombard is expected to headline the read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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UFC President Dana White joined members of the media on Friday evening, where he mentioned that Tyron Woodley is not interested in a match-up against Hector Lombard. It seems like nothing is going Dana White's way these days. The UFC President recently revealed that he was interested in setting up a bout between ATT teammates Hector Lombard and Tyron Woodley but that those plans came to an abrupt halt when one of the two contestants involved rejected the proposal. "I sat down with Woodley after read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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The UFC will return to Australia on Nov. 8, and UFC welterweight contender Hector Lombard is likely to headline the card.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Since it "doesn't work for his brand," White must now look elsewhere for "Showeather." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has been trying to convince Tyron Woodley to fight fellow welterweight contender Hector Lombard in the headliner of the promotion's upcoming "Fight Night" event on Nov. 8, 2014 in Australia. No such luck. White even told "The Chosen One" that Lombard called him a "two-faced phony" and that he wanted to "beat his ass," but Woodley wouldn't take the bait. read news >>

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