UFC 166: Hector Lombard reportedly struggling with first weight cut to 170lbs



By Evan Stoumbelis

Former Bellator Middleweight champion Hector Lombard decided to make the jump to Welterweight in March after losing to Yushin Okami. Lombard had gone 1-2 in the UFC, with his only UFC win coming by way of KO over Rousimar Palhares.

Lombard is working with nutritionist guru Mike Dolce on the drop to 170, but according to reports Lombard is currently at 179. Lombard fights Saturday night at UFC 166 against former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nate Mardquart.

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