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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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 5 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 >>

  • 7 days ago
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[autotag]Conor McGregor[/autotag] may not get an immediate title shot, after all. Multiple sources with knowledge of the negotiations told MMAjunkie that McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC), the popular Irish featherweight, is targeted to meet [autotag]Dennis Siver[/autotag] (22-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) a... read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Hector Lombard and Yoel Romero are two fast-rising contenders in the UFC’s welterweight and middleweight divisions. The hard-hitting, technically efficient Cubans are both coming off wins and share similar skill sets. Romero and Lombard are both pursuing UFC gold late in their careers; they are 37 and 36 years old respectively. Both came into the organization without any background in mixed martial arts, and were highly touted specialists in Judo and wrestling. As good as they're on the ground, read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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A welterweight matchup originally scheduled for August is now set for UFC 183. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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But should the day come that any two of his American Top Team (ATT) students have to fight inside the Octagon, Ricardo Liborio says he will be at home watching and will not corner either one of them. Tyron Woodley disappointed mixed martial arts (MMA) fans worldwide when he declined an offer to take on Hector Lombard inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, because he wasn't too keen on fighting someone who also trained under same American Top Team (ATT) banner. Though technicall read news >>

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