1. Hector Lombard Suspended 1 Year, Fined for Failed Post-Fight Drug Test

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Hector Lombard on Monday for one year and slapped him with a fine after he tested positive for an anabolic steroid following his ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 13,950 reads 58 comments

  2. Kelvin Gastelum and 5 Big Fighters for Their Division

    The UFC asks its fighters to perform admirably but also make weight. For some Octagon combatants, weigh-ins are their worst nightmare. As recently as UFC 183, a couple of fighters missed the mark by a wide margin...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 5 months ago 2,807 reads 10 comments

  3. Hot to Not: UFC's Early 2015 Schedule Soured by Drug Test Failures, Injuries

    Maybe we’re all feeling a little bit like Alexander Gustafsson right now. You remember how Gustafsson ’s 2015 started, right? The erstwhile light heavyweight No...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 16,371 reads 40 comments

  4. Hector Lombard Fails UFC 182 Post-Fight Drug Test for Designer Steroid

    The hits just keep on coming when it comes to MMA and performance-enhancing drugs, as Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 28,030 reads 268 comments

  5. MacDonald vs. Lombard Off, Mighty Mouse vs. Horiguchi New Co-Main at UFC 186

    UFC 186 just added a little more shine to its lineup. According to the UFC , the originally scheduled co-main event between top-five welterweights Rory MacDonald (18-2) and ...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 5 months ago 9,400 reads 69 comments

  6. What's Really Going on in the UFC Welterweight Division?

    The UFC’s welterweight division finds itself in a sudden state of disarray. With Johny Hendricks taking a fight with Matt Brown at UFC 185, the No.1 contendership is up for grabs at welterweight...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 5 months ago 10,796 reads 25 comments

  7. Report: Rory MacDonald Set to Face Hector Lombard This April at UFC 186

    Rory MacDonald, the UFC's most talented young welterweight, and Hector Lombard , maybe the division's most fearsome knockout artist, may be set to face off this April at UFC 186 in MacDonald's adopted hometown of Montreal...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 24,033 reads 165 comments

  8. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: January 2015 Edition

    There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 4,982 reads 14 comments

  9. Following UFC 182, Hector Lombard vs. Rory MacDonald the Fight to Make

    Hector Lombard has three wins as a UFC welterweight and has already put himself into a place to be considered a top contender within the weight class. He took a decision victory over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 to continue his current run...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 6 months ago 1,156 reads 8 comments

  10. Hector Lombard vs. Josh Burkman: What We Learned from Welterweight Tilt

    Hector Lombard entered as a heavy favorite and took care of business with a unanimous-decision victory over Josh Burkman Saturday night. The final scores read 30-27, 30-27, 29-28...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 6 months ago 9,872 reads 29 comments

  11. UFC 182 Fight Card: Predictions You Can Take to the Bank

    A little more than three months after their originally scheduled bout fell through, a main-event title fight between the light heavyweight champ and the undefeated challenger Daniel Cormier will finally come to fruition at UFC 182 on Saturday...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 6 months ago 10,251 reads 14 comments

  12. UFC 182 Bold Predictions: Will Daniel Cormier Slay the Unbeatable Jon Jones?

    This is the one we've all been waiting for. After one change in opponent and a bevy of knee surgeries , light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will finally defend his title against Daniel Cormier on Saturday at UFC 182 ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 22,860 reads 30 comments

  13. UFC 182: Hector Lombard Looks to Be Fighting for a Faceoff with Rory MacDonald

    UFC 182 will be Hector Lombard 's chance to prove his spot in the welterweight rankings. Everything leading up to the event looked like it would be Rory MacDonald, the UFC's No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 6 months ago 8,853 reads 48 comments

  14. UFC 182: Josh Burkman Eyeing 'Storybook' Opportunity Against Hector Lombard

    Don't call it a comeback. At least that's not how Josh Burkman sees his return to the UFC. While it's been more than six years since The People's Warrior has competed inside the ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 months ago 3,658 reads 7 comments

  15. Can Tyron Woodley, Hector Lombard Get to UFC Title Without Fighting Each Other?

    Top UFC welterweights, and American Top Team teammates, Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard are still a long way from ever fighting each other...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 7 months ago 1,687 reads 9 comments

  16. 5 Fights to Make for Kelvin Gastelum After UFC 180

    Kelvin Gastelum 's storybook ride from last pick of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen to top-10 welterweight became a stark reality on December 15...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 8 months ago 1,351 reads 6 comments

  17. Hector Lombard vs. Yoel Romero: Who Would Win?

    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...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 9 months ago 1,481 reads 9 comments

  18. Dana White Says UFC Is Targeting Tyron Woodley vs. Hector Lombard

    UFC welterweight contender Tyron Woodley recently called out Matt "The Immortal" Brown, but it appears the UFC has different plans for T-Wood. Speaking with UFC...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 10 months ago 4,953 reads 46 comments

  19. Hector Lombard: Who Makes the Most Sense for His Return to Action?

    Hector Lombard was on the rise in the UFC's welterweight division before an injury forced him to the sidelines earlier this year. The fighter, now known as “ Showeather ,” is prepping for a return to the Octagon...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 10 months ago 1,037 reads 7 comments

  20. Hector Lombard Undeserving of Fight with Rory MacDonald but May Get It Anyway

    Some fighters seem allergic to the idea of calling another fighter out. Others are all about that. Dana White is certainly a fan of the call-out ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 11 months ago 12,619 reads 73 comments