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Hector Lombard

"Lightning" Hector Lombard

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  • Name: Hector Lombard
  • Professional MMA Record: 34-4-1, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Lightning
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 36 | Date of Birth: 1978.02.02
  • Last Fight: March 15, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: American Top Team
  • Height: 5'9" (176cm) | Reach: 71.0" (180cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $175,000 USD
  • Born: Cuba
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Miami, Florida
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Official Site
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: Judo
  • Head Coach: Ricardo Liborio
  • Other Coaches: Howard Davis Jr., Chutiphat Runsgawang, Marcos Da Matta

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Hector Lombard is a fourth degree black belt in Judo and has competed in the Olympics for his home country (Cuba) in the sport. Sporting a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as well, Lombard started training in MMA and currently trains in Florida out of the American Top Team camp.  


The Judoka, who has fought in many different organizations from CFC to DEEP, PRIDE FC to Bellator and finally making it to the UFC, started his MMA career in 2004.  Lombard would win seven of his first nine pro bouts, one NC, before facing Gegard Mousasi in PRIDE.  Lombard would go on to lose this fight, making it his 2nd loss in four bouts and putting his record in PRIDE at 0-2.  Lombard answered any questions anyone had by going on one of the most impressive runs ever in MMA, going on an unprecedented 25 fight streak with out a loss.


During Lombard's streak of dominance, major western organizations started to take notice.  Lombard signed with Elite XC, only to have the company crumble financially prior to his first fight.  He then went on to sign with Bellator FC, where after two wins, he would fight Jared Hess for the promotions first ever middleweight title.  Lombard defeated Hess and went on to defend his title and become the first ever champion in the promotions history to successfully do so.  After going 8-0 in Bellator, Lombard's contract expired with Bellator and he would move on.


Lightning Hector Lombard would make his UFC debut at UFC 149 against Tim Boetsch, replacing an injured Michael Bisping. The performance he put on was not his typical aggressive showing and he would go on to lose a split decision. With the loss came an end to his 25 fight unbeaten streak.  Lombard's second UFC fight was scheduled against Rousimar Palhares at UFC on FX 6, where he won by first round knockout, giving him his first UFC win of his career. However he would be upset by underdog Yushin Okami in his next fight and lose for a second time in the UFC by Split Decision. He would make his welterweight debut at UFC 166 against Nate Marquardt. He would pick up his second UFC win when he got the TKO in the very first round. His next win would help move him up the ranks as he was able to defeat Jake Shields by Unanimous Decision at UFC 171.

Last updated 04.17.2014, 12:58 PM ET
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Hector Lombard Welterweight Ranking History

Hector Lombard MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Josh Burkman
34-4-1 27-10-0

UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2015.01.03
Cancelled Bout Dong Hyun Kim UFC UFN 48 2014.08.23
Reason: Lombard Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jake Shields
33-4-1 29-6-1

UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2014.03.15
Odds: -170 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs | Referee: Don Turnage
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:48 Round 1 of 3

Nate Marquardt
32-4-1 32-12-2

UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2013.10.19
Odds: -200 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs | Referee: Jay Stafin
#39 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2013
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Yushin Okami
32-3-1 28-7-0

UFC on FUEL TV 8: Silva vs. Stann
Main Card | Middleweight | 84 kg

2013.03.02
Odds: -200 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:38 Round 1 of 3

Rousimar Palhares
31-3-1 14-5-0

UFC on FX 6: Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.12.14
Odds: -225 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs | Referee: Marc Goddard
Cancelled Bout Brian Stann UFC on FOX 4 2012.08.04
Reason: Stann Shoulder Injury
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Tim Boetsch
31-2-1 15-4-0

UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.07.21
Odds: -340 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:06 Round 2 of 3, 6:06 Total

Trevor Prangley
30-2-1 24-8-1

Bellator 58
Co-Main Event | Catchweight | 195 lbs

2011.11.19
Odds: -950 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 193.0 lbs | Referee: Frank Gentile
Win | Submission | Leglock

Jesse Taylor

Australian FC

2011.09.03
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
0:54 Round 3 of 3, 10:54 Total

Falaniko Vitale
28-2-1 29-9-0

Bellator 44
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.05.14
Odds: -750 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
#47 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Joe Doerksen

Cage Fighting Championship

2011.03.24
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Alexander Shlemenko
26-2-1 37-6-0

Bellator 34
Main Event | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2010.10.28
Odds: -525 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 183.25 lbs | Referee: Troy Waugh
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:38 Round 1 of 3

Herbert Goodman
25-2-1 16-8-0

Bellator 24
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2010.08.12
Odds: -1400 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs | Referee: Jorge Alonso
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:06 Round 1 of 3

Jay Silva
24-2-1 5-3-0

Bellator 18
Main Event | Catchweight | 190 lbs

2010.05.13
Odds: -1215 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 187.1 lbs | Referee: Jason Herzog
#46 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2010
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Art Santore

Cage Fighting Championship

2010.03.12
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Joey Gorczynski

Florida Regional

2010.02.04
Win | Submission | Punches

Kalib Starnes

Cage Fighting Championship

2009.11.20
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
1:41 Round 4 of 5, 16:41 Total

Jared Hess
20-2-1 8-0-1

Bellator 12
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 185 lbs

2009.06.19
Odds: -210 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $100,000 ($40K Base, $60K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 184.5 lbs | Referee: Troy Waugh
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:56 Round 1 of 3

James Damien Stelly
19-2-1 10-2-0

Bellator 9
Main Event | Tournament Semifinal | 185 lbs

2009.05.29
Odds: -445 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 ($25K Base, $25K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
1:10 Round 1 of 3

Virgil Lozano
18-2-1 6-1-1

Bellator 3 & 4
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 185 lbs

2009.04.17
Odds: -650 (Huge Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $25,000 ($10K Base, $15K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO

Ron Verdadero

Cage Fighting Championship

2009.02.20
Win | Submission | Punches

Brian Ebersole

Cage Fighting Championship

2008.09.12
Win | KO/TKO | Elbows

Fabiano Capoani

Cage Fighting Championship

2008.05.23
Win | KO/TKO | Retired

Tristan Yunker

Cage Fighting Championship

2008.02.15
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Damir Mihajlović

Serbia Regional

2007.12.21
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jean-Francois Lenogue

Cage Fighting Championship

2007.11.23
Win | KO/TKO | Retired

Tatsuya Kurisu

Australia Regional

2007.11.02
Draw

Kyle Noke

Cage Fighting Championship

2007.07.27
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Fabio Fernandes

Australia Regional

2007.05.19
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Yusaku Tsukumo

Warriors Realm FC

2007.05.12
Win | Submission | Injury

James Te Huna

Warriors Realm FC

2007.03.23
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:50 Round 1 of 3

Eiji Ishikawa
7-2-0 15-10-2

Deep 28 Impact
Main Card | 82 kg | 82 kg

2007.02.16
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Gegard Mousasi
7-1-0 13-2-1

Pride Bushido 13: Bushido Survival Finals
Main Card | Tournament Alternate | 83 kg

2006.11.05
Odds: +115 (Near Even) | Referee: Samio Kimura
Win | Submission | Armlock

Jae Young Kim

Spirit MC

2006.10.08
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Michael Ravenscroft

Australia Regional

2006.07.22
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Akihiro Gono
5-0-0 25-11-7

Pride Bushido 11: Bushido Survival
Main Card | Tournament Round of 16 | 83 kg

2006.06.04
Odds: +215 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs | Referee: Daisuke Noguchi
Win | Submission | Armlock

Matthew Toa

Australia Regional

2006.04.01
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Daiju Takase

Australia Regional

2006.03.18
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

David Frendin

Xtreme Fighting Championships

2006.03.03
Win | Submission | Leglock

Adam Bourke

Xtreme Fighting Championships

2005.11.26
No Contest

Chris Brown

Warriors Realm FC

2005.03.12
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Michael Grunindike

Australia Regional

2004.09.26

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