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February 21st, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada last Sunday (February 19, 2017) for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne, where five of 11 bouts ended inside the distance. The night of action is now in our rear view, so let’s take a look…

February 19th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the second time in promotional history this Sunday (February 19, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne. The 11-fight card is set…

February 18th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Middleweight bout: Hector Lombard (-125) vs. Johny Hendricks (+115) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax will be a middleweight contest between former UFC welterweight champion Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks and…

January 19th, 2017
James Lynch

Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard slated for UFC Fight Night: Halifax MMAFighting reported Wednesday that Johny Hendricks is slated to move up to middleweight and battle former Bellator champion Hector Lombard at UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax.  In addition, the report mentions that the UFC originally tried to book the matchup for UFC 208…

April 15th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 205 takes place in New York on Nov. 12th at Madison Square Garden  On Thursday Governor Andrew Cuomo – joined by Lorenzo Fertitta, Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman – signed off on paperwork and officially legalized MMA in the state of New York. Fertitta announced that Madison Square Garden will play host to the UFC’s first…

April 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Highlights from Saturday’s WSOF 30 event  Your browser does not support iframes.   UFC welterweight Neil Magny signs new UFC contract MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani reported Friday that Neil Magny has opted not to test free agency, and has signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC. Magny (18-4) is currently ranked #7 in the…

March 28th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 149 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First were joined by UFC heavyweight Adam Milstead who will be making his promotional debut May 29th against Chris De La Rocha at UFC Fight Night 88. After that we’re joined by XFFC welterweight champion Matt MacGrath who defends his…

March 28th, 2016
James Lynch

Hector Lombard moves back to the middleweight division  Following his loss to Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night 85, Hector Lombard announced Sunday via his Instagram, that he is moving back to the middleweight division. The ATT product cited his heavy hands and the inability to use an IV to rehydrate was a major factor in his decision. “I…

March 22nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 85 taking place last weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMAOddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) has taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show changes in the rankings with this update. To access the full MMAOddsBreaker rankings,…

March 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 85 Date: March 16, 2016 Arena: Brisbane Entertainment Centre City: Brisbane, Australia Middleweight bout: Hector Lombard (-105) vs Neil Magny (-105) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC Fight Night 85 will be a welterweight contest between former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard and The Ultimate Fighter season 16 veteran Neil Magny,…

January 19th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 84 adds Lombard vs. Magny among other matchups UFC officials announced Monday that a number of fights have been added to UFC Fight Night 84 in Brisbane, Australia. Hector Lombard vs. Neil Magny With Mark Hunt taking on Frank Mir in the main event, Lombard vs. Magny is an intriguing welterweight matchup that will serve as…

August 15th, 2015
James Lynch

Patrick Cote looks to go 4-1 as a welterweight on August 23rd when he meets former WSOF title challenger Josh Burkman at UFC Fight Night 74 in Saskatoon. Cote (21-9) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 117 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Win over Joe Riggs at UFC 186 this past April …

March 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Fans won’t be seeing Hector Lombard in the cage, as the veteran welterweight fighter has been suspended for one year due to a recent failed drug test for performance-enhancing drugs. The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Tuesday brought down the hammer on Lombard, suspending the former Bellator middleweight champion one year retroactive to his UFC…

February 6th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 16: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 Date: July 25, 2015 Location: Chicago, Illinois Venue: United Center Broadcast: FOX UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw A former NCAA Division I wrestler and current Team Alpha Male member, T.J. Dillashaw (11-2) took the MMA world by storm in 2013 when he defeated UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao via fifth-round…

January 19th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 186 was announced over the weekend with seven bouts confirmed for the card. The event takes place August 25 at Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and will air on pay-per-view. Here are the seven bouts, along with my initial thoughts: TJ Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao The main event features the rematch between TJ…

January 4th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 182 had more mainstream attention than any event the organization has put on since Anderson Silva’s rematches with Chris Weidman and Chael Sonnen, and to be frank, the card did not deliver. Most people certainly tuned in for the main event between reigning light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his rival Daniel Cormier, and…

January 2nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

Kountermove is a fantasy sports game that’s easy and fun to play, not to mention a great way to win some cash by utilizing your MMA knowledge. Simply pick a team of five fighters and fit them into the salary cap of $25,000 and hope that your squad comes through for you on fight night….

January 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 182. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. Before we run down these five fights, a quick explanation of why there’s no Jon…

December 31st, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 182 January 3, 2015 Welterweight Matchup: Hector Lombard vs Josh Burkman By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  Leading off the main card at UFC 182 is a Welterweight matchup between a man looking to maintain momentum towards a title shot, and another looking to justify a second run in the UFC. Hector Lombard seems to…

December 31st, 2014
Adam Martin.

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Adam Martin has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you a $100 FREEROLL for the upcoming UFC 182 card. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking fights. If you haven’t played before,…

December 28th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 182 Date: January 3, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight bout: Hector Lombard (-700) vs Josh Burkman (+500) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 182 main card will be featuring a welterweight contest between former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard and 10-time Octagon veteran making his return, Josh Burkman. Lombard is…

December 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout for UFC 182 is a three-round welterweight contest between Hector Lombard and Josh Burkman. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Lombard is a -580 favorite (bet $580 to win $100) while Burkman is a +440 underdog (bet $100 to win $440). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Lombard at…

December 23rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Normally, the UFC goes with a big card to finish off the year, much like Japanese promotions did in the past, but with the way scheduling worked around the holidays this season, the event will be kicking off 2015. That’s probably a good thing for an organization which saw their product stagnate a bit in…

October 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Josh Burkman is returning to the UFC, and the promotion is giving the veteran all he can handle in his first fight back in the big show. UFC president Dana White announced over the weekend that Burkman — who was signed to the World Series of Fighting — has been released from WSOF to sign…

June 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Another day, another injury to a UFC fighter. This time it’s welterweight Hector Lombard who’s injured. The former Bellator middleweight champ and current contender at 170lbs in the UFC last night announced he is injured and out of his fight against Dong Hyun Kim, which was set to take place at UFC Fight Night 48…

March 21st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 44 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) catch up with Bellator middleweight fighter Brian “The Predator” Rogers (@BrogThePredator), who talks all about his fight this Friday night at Bellator 113 against Gary Tapuosa. The Big Three 1) Johny Hendricks wins the welterweight title, who does he fight next? 2) Is Myles…

March 18th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 171 wrapped up a night of exciting fights, leaving us with a new welterweight champion, and some match-up possibilities to ponder on… Diego Sanchez vs Joe Lauzon – I feel like this is a match-up that could have, and probably should have been made years ago. I would guess that these two have been…

March 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC welterweight division is a mess. Now, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. But it does make things a bit tricky for the UFC going forward, because there is no clear-cut No. 1 contender for new UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. And because of that, a number of top-ranked welterweights have asked for the…

March 17th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 171 wrapped up a night of exciting fights, leaving us with a new welterweight champion, and some match-up possibilities to ponder on… Hector “Lightning” Lombard vs “Stun Gun” Dong Hyun Kim – Lombard is coming off a lackluster unanimous decision victory over the always tough Jake Shields this past weekend at UFC 171 in…

March 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Surprises and Disappointments is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event, highlighting three fighters who had surprising performances and three fighters who disappointed. Here are the three surprises and the three disappointments from UFC 171. Surprises Tyron Woodley — In the co-main event of the evening, Tyron Woodley became the first man to stop Carlos…

March 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here’s five crazy UFC 171 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Johny Hendricks wins by decision (+265)/Hendricks wins by unanimous decision (+350) In the main…

March 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFCt 171 is over and it was one of the most unpredictable events of the year as a number of expected favorites as well as a few random dogs came through in victory. Overall, 10 favorites won while three dogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap for UFC 171 based on the closing results at 5Dimes Sportsbook:…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 171 is a five-round fight for the vacant UFC welterweight championship between Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks and “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Hendricks as a -400 favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Lawler is a +325 underdog (bet $100 to win $325)….

March 14th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 171 March 15, 2014 Welterweight Matchup: #12 Hector Lombard vs #6 Jake Shields By @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  The first pairing out of three ranked welterweights on the UFC 171 card pits #6 versus #12, when former Strikeforce champion Jake Shields meets former Bellator champion Hector Lombard. Both fighters will compete in a division…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 171 is a three-round welterweight bout between Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit and Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Condit as a -165 favorite (bet $165 to win $100) while Woodley is a +145 underdog (bet $100 to win $145). MMA…

March 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 171 Date: March 15, 2014 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX   Welterweight bout: Hector “Lightning” Lombard (-195) vs Jake Shields (+160) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 171 on Pay Per View will feature a welterweight bout that will surely put the victor one more win away from title contention. It…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The second fight on the UFC 171 main card is a three-round welterweight bout between Hector “Lightning” Lombard and Jake Shields. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Lombard as a -220 favorite (bet $220 to win $100) while Shields is a +180 underdog (bet $100 to win $180). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

March 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The remaining main card odds for UFC 171 were released over the weekend by MMA line setter Nick Kalikas, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on them. Myles Jury (-210) vs. Diego Sanchez (+160) The main card’s FOTN candidate is a lightweight bout between the rising Myles Jury and…

March 7th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 41 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome @RFAFighting matchmaker Scott Cutbirth (@rfacuthbirth) and RFA featherweight fighter Dan Moret (@DanHitman) to talk about the upcoming RFA 13: Cochrane vs. Escudero event this Friday night. The Big Three 1) Was Kim’s KO on Hathaway KOTY? Is Kim a title contender? 2) Nevada has…

February 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the most stacked pay-per-view cards the UFC has put together in a long time has been officially finalized by the promotion. The official fight card for UFC 171, which takes place March 15 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX, is as follows. Main Card UFC vacant welterweight championship bout: Johny Hendricks vs….

December 23rd, 2013
Brian Hemminger

With a high profile UFC on Fox 9 event taking place last week, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shook up.  MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Jason Nawara (@JasonNawara) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which will now be updated after every UFC event. As always, we only show changes in…

October 18th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 166 Date: Octber 19, 2013 Arena: Toyota Center City: Houston TX Welterweight bout: Hector “Lightning” Lombard (-160) vs Nate “The Great” Marquardt (+150) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 166 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will feature a welterweight bout between two former champions, when former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard squares off against former…

October 18th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

This weekend Houston, Texas will play host to one of the best events the UFC has put on all year. UFC 166 features top level talent all through the main card and preliminary fights, and is topped off by the trilogy fight between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and former champ Junior dos Santos. While the…

October 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

5Dimes Sportsbook has opened up a number of interesting prop bets for the UFC 166 card, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ve decided to recommend five that I think have a good chance of cashing. Without further ado, here they are. Tim Boetsch/CB Dollaway Doesn’t Go The Distance (-140) In the main event of…

July 29th, 2013
Miguel

This week, the UFC started to announce the supporting matches for the UFC 166 card scheduled for October 19th in Houston, Texas. The main event of Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3 has been set for a while, and that Heavyweight title bout sits with Velasquez at (-215) with the comeback on Junior at…

July 10th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC 166 card scheduled for October 19th at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas will feature a welterweight clash between Hector Lombard and Nate Marquardt. Lombard will be testing the waters at 170 lbs after going 1-2 as a Middleweight, while Marquardt is on a two fight skid, so both men are in desperate…

July 4th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 166 looks better and better every day. The upcoming fall fight card, which takes place this October in Houston, TX, and which is headlined by the UFC heavyweight title trilogy matchup between champ Cain Velasquez and challenger Junior dos Santos, has added two high-profile fights as the UFC today confirmed that lightweights Gilbert Melendez…

June 20th, 2013
Miguel

After going 1-2 in his first three UFC fights at Middleweight, Hector Lombard is heading to the Welterweight division. It would seem like a wise move for the Cuban fighter, who has heard the call to drop a weight class periodically throughout his career; however because of his strength and explosiveness he has always felt…

March 4th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

This article is courtesy of the newest addition to the MMA Oddsbreaker team, Brad Taschuk. He will primarily being doing editing for the site, but will be contributing the occasional piece as well. His work, when not on MMA Oddsbreaker, can be found at his own blog, tazmma. Here, he takes a look back at…

December 11th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: UFC on FX 6 Matchup: Hector Lombard (-250) vs. Rousimar Palhares (+190) Location: Gold Coast, Australia Time: 9 p.m. (ET) on Friday, December 14, 2012 How to Watch: FX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Hector “Shango” Lombard MMA Record: 31-3-1, 1 NC UFC Record: 0-1 Age: 34 Nationality: Cuban Height: 5-8 Weight: 185 pounds Style: Boxing/Judo Camp: American Top Team…

December 9th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC ON FX 6: December 14, 2012 Australia UFC Middleweight Contender Hector Lombard (-250) Profile: Hector Lombard (31-3-1) is coming off a very disappointing UFC debut against Tim Boetsch as the former Bellator middleweight champion. The 34-year-old Cuban has a fourth-degree black belt in Judo and was originally slated to make his first appearance with the…

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