It has been revealed that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) are trying to persuade former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz out of retirement as they hope to book a welterweight fight between himself and former… 546 more words
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The UFC is apparently interested in matching up sorta-retired-but-probably-not Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) with fellow welterweight Hector Lombard (34-4-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC).
But as with many Diaz plans, there’s an issue: UFC President Dana White can’t reach the former title challenger to finalize the bout. 250 more words
Jake Shields is the latest grappler to be let go by the UFC under somewhat questionable circumstance.
A former welterweight title challenger, the 35-year-old American Jiu-Jitsu pioneer came out on the wrong side of a manhandling against Hector Lombard last month at UFC 171. 1,196 more words
The UFC has released former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion and welterweight contender Jake Shields, following his loss to Hector Lombard at UFC 171.
During Shields’ 4 year tenure in the UFC he has fought 8 times under the promotion, with the highlight coming by the way of a title fight against for champion George St. 290 more words
Now that UFC 171 has ended, who do you think should get the next shot at the belt? Hector Lombard, Rory MacDonald, and Tyron Woodley are all coming off impressive wins. 51 more words
A down-on-himself Hector Lombard told MMAjunkie Radio he isn’t going to keep quiet when it comes to his desire to fight for the UFC welterweight title. 916 more words