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But he's only getting the free pass because "The Chosen One" did the company a solid for stepping up on short notice to take on Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48 last month after Lombard had to bow out due to injury. One of the things that drives Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White crazy -- or any other fight promoter, for that matter -- is when a fighter refuses to step into the cage against a certain foe. So you know he wasn't too happy when Tyron Woodley declined to ta read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Why the animosity? No Tyron Woodley? No problem. Hector Lombard has shifted his focus away from "The Chosen One" after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White came out and stated that Woodley wanted no part in a welterweight fight against "Showeather." You know, because it doesn't work for his "brand." Now, Lombard is moving on to bigger things (literally) as he tells MMA Fighting that he wouldn't mind packing on the pounds to go back up to the middleweight division to take on read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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While Hector Lombard still wants to fight Tyron Woodley, he has recently come to terms with the idea that the fight just might not happen any time soon. So, who does the newly-nicknamed "Showeather" want to fight now? Lombard told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday that he was interested in moving back up to middleweight to fight Gegard Mousasi. "I want to beat him up," he said. Mousasi defeated Lombard via unanimous decision at PRIDE Bushido 13 in Dec. 2006. Lombard, the former Bellator middleweight ch read news >>

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Why is Ben Askren so miffed at Johny Hendricks? It dates back to his days as a college wrestler, when his then-teammate and current fellow mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Tyron Woodley (Missouri) was matched up against "Bigg Rigg" (Oklahoma) in the Big 12 finals, and pulled out the victory by way of sneaky finger. From MMA Fighting: "He has won so many matches lucky through college. ... He was wrestling my teammate Tyron Woodley in the Big 12 finals, 2005-06, somewhere around there, and [the sc read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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UFC welterweight competitor Tyron Woodley discusses his reasons behind not accepting the Hector Lombard fight. While Tyron Woodley recently came under siege from Dana White for not accepting a compelling match-up against Hector Lombard, he remains adamant that he is not fight a teammate unless it was for a UFC title. "I always like to do the fights that make the most sense," Woodley told Inside MMA. "Especially from American Top Team, my goal is to be the No. 1 guy, the world champion. It is a g read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Hector Lombard repeatedly told MMAjunkie Radio that he has no relationship with Tyron Woodley that would keep the two of them from fighting as the UFC requested. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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  • 13 days ago
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Watching news reports, UFC welterweight and Ferguson native Tyron Woodley immediately recognized the convenience store that served as a flashpoint in the weeks of unrest that followed the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, (...) read news >>

  • 16 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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - UFC president Dana White was looking to book Hector Lombard vs. Tyron Woodley as the headliner for a December show in Australia. According to the UFC president, Lombard, the former Bellator middleweight champion, was down to fight Woodley, his American Top Team teammate. But White said Woodley wasn't. White told reporters on Friday that he sat down with Woodley after his quick win over Dong Hyun Kim in Macau last weekend and asked him to take the fight. He also pointed out t read news >>

  • 16 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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