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Hector Lombard Scouting Report

Hector Lombard Scouting Report

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Hector Lombard Scouting Report


GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – DECEMBER 15: Hector Lombard (R) lifts Rousimar Palhares during the Middleweight bout between Hector Lombard and Rousimar Palhares at Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on December 15, 2012 on the Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)


Hector Lombard Scouting Report


5’9″ 185 lbs (Middleweight)
73″ reach, Southpaw
February 2, 1978


34-10-1 (2) (UFC: 3-8, 1 NC)

Current Streak

6 straight losses


Cuban Olympic Judo Team (2000)
4th dan black belt in Judo
2nd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Championships Held

XFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2006 (no title defenses)
Cage Fighting Championship Middleweight Champion: 2007-2011 (seven successful title defenses)
Bellator Middleweight Champion: 2009-2011 (one successful title defense)
Australian Fighting Championship Middleweight Champion: 2011 (no title defenses)



– incredible power in his hands
– underrated submission skills
– world class Judoka
– solid takedown defense
– won championships everywhere he fought
– extremely strong and muscular
– finishes fights
– explosive power
– long reach for his height
– killer instinct – goes for the knockout
– good chin
– good at ground and pound
– great strength in the clinch – can whip opponents around, throw them to the ground
– fast hands
– normally very aggressive
– quick on his feet – swarms his opponent



– questionable cardio
– chin is suspect now
– lots of miles on his body
– over 40 years old now
– doesn’t throw many kicks
– striking technique is sloppy & needs work
– hasn’t beaten many top level opponents
– inaccurate striker
– horrible striking defense
– takes as many strikes as he delivers
– very inaccurate with his takedowns
– got busted for PEDs
– short for a middleweight
– in a massive slump



Hector Lombard’s UFC run hasn’t gone quite as planned.



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