Archive: Hector Lombard

Nov 19, 2014 9:55 am

Lombard on Burkman fight: “It is what it is”

Hector Lombard is currently gearing up for his UFC 182 bout against Josh Burkman, however despite being thrilled to return to the Octagon after nearly a year-long layoff, ‘Showeather’ wishes he was fighting someone higher in the welterweight rankings. He spoke to MMAJunkie. “I wish I could fight a higher (ranked) opponent,” “But it is...

Oct 27, 2014 8:52 pm

QUICK TWITT: EA Sports UFC Unveils Two New Characters

EA Sports announced yesterday that they are preparing to release two new characters for EA Sports UFC. Welterweight Hector Lombard, and lightweight Michael Chiesa will be added to the game in the next update. They broke the announcement via Twitter. Get ready #EASPORTSUFC welterweights – @HectorLombard is on his way. — EA SPORTS UFC...

Oct 13, 2014 8:51 pm

ATT Coach Discusses Teammate vs. Teammate Bouts Within The Camp

American Top Team is one of the top gyms in the world, under one roof, in the 170 division alone they house #1 contender Robbie Lawler, Tyron Woodley, Hector Lombard, Thiago Alves, Ben Saunders, and Colby Covington, and with Robbie Lawler fighting for the title on December 6th, there could be several ATT teammate vs....

Oct 7, 2014 2:05 pm

QUICK TWITT | Hector Lombard Calls Out Rory MacDonald

Top UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has gotten over his obsession with Matt Brown, and set his sights on a new top 5 opponent in Rory MacDonald. Currently booked to face the returning, Josh Burkman, Lombard’s hoping for a number-one contender slot next. Check it: ‘Rory after I’m done with burkman fight me for the number...

Oct 5, 2014 4:24 pm

Did Josh Burkman Throw His WSOF Title Fight?

Following his release from the UFC in 2008, Josh Burkman went on a 3-fight win streak. Burkman then lost to Jordan Mein in 2011, and then went on a 5-fight win streak, with 3 of his wins coming under the WSOF banner. Burkman then had his win streak snapped by Steve Carl for the WSOF...

Oct 5, 2014 4:11 pm

QUICK TWITT: Hector Lombard Disses Tarec Saffidine Following TKO Loss To MacDonald

Yesterday in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Halifax, Rory MacDonald TKO’d Tarec Saffiedine in the third round, becoming the first man to stop Saffiedine in his career. Following the bout, Hector Lombard took to Twitter to diss ‘Sponge’. Check it out: @tarecfighter I KO you the same way in practice remember?? — Hector...

Oct 5, 2014 11:06 am

QUICK TWITT: Hector Lombard Calls Out Rory MacDonald

Following his UFC Fight Night Halifax win over Tarec Saffiedine, last night, Rory MacDonald called for a title shot against the winner of Hendricks vs. Lawler. Hector ‘Showeather’ Lombard however has a different plan. He wants to fight MacDonald for the #1 contender spot after he returns to action against Josh Burkman. He took to...

Sep 24, 2014 4:45 am

Hector Lombard Calls Out Matt Brown… A Lot!

Starting back in May of this year, top UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has been calling out Matt Brown. @danawhite people want to see Hector Lombard vs Matt brown what about you?? @ufc — Hector Lombard (@HectorLombard) May 14, 2014 There are several examples of this. Never fought a Former Champion or a top 10 guy...

Sep 10, 2014 8:00 am

Hector Lombard Wants Mousasi At Middleweight

According to reports, top UFC welterweight fighter Hector Lombard is eyeing a return to middleweight and wants to fight Gegard Mousasi. has it: Lombard told on Tuesday that he was interested in moving back up to middleweight to fight Gegard Mousasi. “I want to beat him up,” he said.

Sep 5, 2014 5:00 am

Lombard Talks Woodley: ‘We’re not friends or teammates’

“We’re not friends. He just comes to use the gym. He doesn’t even live here. It’s not a difficult decision at all.” … “Training partners are the ones that train with you full-time, all year-round. They help you on other fights, fights that you have with someone else. That’s a training partner. A training partner...

Aug 29, 2014 10:21 am

Dana White Wants Woodley vs. Lombard

With Matt Brown’s sights set on a fight against Carlos Condit, Tyron Woodley has been left without an opponent, however Hector Lombard has apparently agreed to fight his teammate if things line up. Dana White spoke to “What’s weird about that is that Woodley [No. 3] calls out Matt Brown [No. 5], but he’s...

Aug 28, 2014 4:27 pm

Lombard Agrees To Teammate vs. Teammate Bout Against Woodley

UFC President Dana White confirmed today, that the UFC is trying to put together a welterweight scrap between Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard, two ATT stable-mates. The only hangup? Getting Woodley to accept. White breaks it down: (via “What’s weird about that is that Woodley calls out Matt Brown, but he’s ranked higher than...

Aug 25, 2014 9:47 am

Lombard Silences Critics: “F*** The Haters”

“Story of my life. Since I started doing MMA, I’ve been criticized. But I can’t worry about that. I have to be positive and keep going. F–- the haters.” “Showeather stands for, ‘I’m ready for any weather. I’m ready to show you all.'” Hector Lombard addressed criticism from fans and media in a recent interview...

Aug 24, 2014 4:12 pm

Hector Lombard: “I Thought My Career Was Gone”

Hector Lombard hasn’t seen the Octagon since his impressive performance against Jake Shields at UFC 171 back in March. After that it was announced that Lombard would fight Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Macao, however Lombard was forced off the card with a severely herniated disk in his neck. Lombard spoke with MMAJunkie to talk...

Aug 19, 2014 3:01 pm

Hector Lombard’s Bizarre New Nickname

Hector Lombard, formerly known by the nickname Lightning, is now requesting fans to call him Hector “Showeather” Lombard. Check out his Facebook post on his official Facebook page. Post by Hector Lombard. Thoughts?

Aug 14, 2014 10:19 am

Lombard Wants MacDonald/Saffiedine Winner

Top UFC welterweight, Hector Lombard is campaigning for a title eliminator bout, against the winner of the upcoming Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine fight. The American Top Team fighter is currently nursing an ailing back injury, that has kept him out of the hunt since his last victory over Jake Shields in March. Though surgery...

Jun 25, 2014 8:17 am

Woodley replaces Lombard, faces Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48

UFC President Dana White recently announced that Tyron Woodley (13-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has stepped up to replace the injured Hector Lombard and will now face Dong Hyun Kim (19-2-1 MMA, 10-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 48 in Macao. Woodley was most recently seen in action earlier this month at...

Jun 24, 2014 10:10 am

Kim On Woodley Fight: ‘I Will Drive Forward And Go Crazy’

It was announced today that Korean UFC star Dong Hyun Kim would no longer be facing Hector Lombard at UFC Fight Night 48 in Maine. Instead, ‘The Stun Gun’ would be facing off with #4 ranked Tyron Woodley. Kim spoke through a translator to to talk about the sudden change of opponents, and how...

Jun 24, 2014 7:46 am

Lombard Out, Woodley In Against Kim

Hector Lombard is out against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau on August 23rd, and has been replaced by Tyron ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley. UFC President Dana White broke the news today via his official Instagram. Check it out:

May 28, 2014 12:36 pm

Lombard: ‘Matt Brown is just average, undeserving of hype’

“I’m mostly disappointed about how much hype Matt Brown has. I mean, he’s been fighting guys that, he never fought a top 10 guy. That’s one. And who is Erick Silva? I mean like, that’s ridiculous. I would like to fight this guy one day, and I’ll prove a point. He has to go and...

May 28, 2014 5:14 am

Dana White Breaks Down The UFC’s Welterweight Pecking Order

  The UFC just announced a massive welterweight fight slated for July 26, 2014 in San Jose, California. Yes, Matt brown will face off against fellow knockout artist Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 12. Fans are already going nuts about this fight and Dana White made it even better when he announced that the...

May 27, 2014 12:50 pm

Lombard Thinks Matt Brown Fought A Bunch of Bums, Still Wants Fight

“You know it’s something that is out of my control. But once again, I believe Matt Brown doesn’t deserve none of that. I believe Matt Brown is just an average fighter. And, you know like, even Kim (Dong Hyun) for example. Kim beat Matt Brown and he’s behind. Actually Kim beat Matt Brown and he...

May 22, 2014 8:16 am

Dana White: If Nick Diaz wants to come out and fight Brown, I’d do that fight

UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown (19-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) is coming off a thrilling “Fight of the night” performance that saw him TKO Erick Silva in the third-round of their main event brawl earlier this month in Cincinnati. Since earning his seventh consecutive octagon win, “The Immortal” has received call-outs from a handful of fighters, most...

May 21, 2014 7:36 pm

Lombard vs. Kim Targeted For UFC China Event

Hector Lombard has been campaigning for a fight against Matt Brown for the past two-weeks. However, according to the UFC Tonight crew, that’s not happening. In a new development, UFC Tonight reported tonight, that the UFC is targeting a Hector Lombard vs. Dong Hyun Kim fight for an upcoming card in Macau. The fight is...

May 21, 2014 6:41 am

Lombard Not Impressed With Matt Brown

Hector Lombard is trying to pick a fight with Ohio resident Matt Brown. The American Top Team welterweight has been calling out Brown since Matt won the UFC on FOX Sports 1 main event against Erick Silva. Lombard has continued his pursuit yet again, this time making it a little more personal. Check it: Never...

May 14, 2014 3:21 pm

Lombard Calls Out Matt Brown

Hector Lombard is one of the UFC’s scariest men. Like, literally, he scares me. It’s probably for reasons like my own that there isn’t a group of UFC welterweights lining up to fight him. The former Bellator champion is coming off a dominant victory over Jake Shields and prior to that he totally embarrassed Nate...

May 1, 2014 6:29 pm

Patrick Cote Thinks Hector Lombard’s Call Out Was ‘Strange’

  UFC welterweight Patrick Cote is coming off of a victory over Kyle Noke, but knows that he isn’t anywhere near the top of the division, which is why he found it odd that some one in the top 10 would call him out. That someone is current No. 6 ranked welterweight Hector Lombard. Lombard,...