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Hector Lombard
Personal information
Nickname "Lightning"
Born February 2, 1978 (1978-02-02) (age 39)
Cuba
Nationality Cuba Flag Cuban
Australia Flag Australian
Listed height 5 ft 9 in
Listed weight 185 lbs
Career information
Division Middleweight
Reach 73 in
Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai
Stance Southpaw
Fighting out of U.S Flag Coconut Creek, Florida
Team American Top Team
Years active 2004-present
Mixed martial arts record
Wins 31
Losses 2

Hector "Shango" Lombard (born February 2, 1978 in Cuba) is a Cuban/Australia Mixed martial arts fighter. Lombard was a Judo Olympian competing at the Sydney 2000 Olympic games, and is a multiple time National champion and World finalist. After 2000, Lombard began pursuing a career in Mixed Martial Arts. Lombard is currently the middleweight champion of the Australian-based Cage Fighting Championship and also the current middleweight champion for the Bellator Fighting Championships.

Mixed martial artsEdit

Hector Lombard, a former Olympic Judo competitor, immigrated to Australia from Cuba. He has since become an Australian citizen and now resides in America where he is a member of American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Florida.

PRIDEEdit

In 2006, Lombard fought twice in Pride Fighting Championship, losing two unanimous decisions to Akihiro Gono and Gegard Mousasi.

Cage Fighting ChampionshipEdit

Hector headlined the first Cage Fighting Championship show on 28 July 2007, where he fought top Australian fighter Kyle Noke. The result was a controversial draw. On the 23rd of November 2007, Lombard defeated French kickboxer and actor Jean-François Lénogue to be the CFC Middleweight Champion. He has since defended his title 6 times.His last title defence was against Art Santore [1].

EliteXCEdit

On 18th of April, 2008, EliteXC released a press statement citing the signing of Hector Lombard.[2]. His first opponent was scheduled to be Scott Smith in November, but the fight was later canceled after the collapse of the promotion.

Bellator Fighting ChampionshipsEdit

On January 6, 2009, it was announced that Hector Lombard signed an exclusive agreement with Bellator Fighting Championships.[3]

He fought and defeated Virgil Lozano and Damien Stelly to make it to the finals and fight for the first Bellator middleweight championship belt. Hector defeated Jared Hess via doctor stoppage in the fourth round to win the middleweight title. Hector will defend his belt against the winner of the second season middleweight tournament.

Lombard has recently stated he wants to fight Dan Henderson in the Strikeforce.

Conan Silveira, Hector's coach and American Top Team founder has confirmed that the fighter will be defending his belt against the former Pride/WEC Midleweight champion Paulo Filho.

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Rd. Time Location Notes
25-2-1 Brazil flag Paulo Filho Bellator 19 2010-05-20
Win 25-2-1 United States flag Art Santore TKO (Cut) CFC 12: Lombard vs. Santore 2010-03-12 1 4:16 Australia flag Sydney, Australia Defends The CFC Middleweight belt
Win 24-2-1 United States flag Joey Gorczynski Decision (Unanimous) G-Force Fights “Bad Blood 3” 2010-02-04 3 5:00 United States flag Miami, Florida
Win 23-2-1 Canada flag Kalib Starnes Submission (Punches) CFC 11: Lombard vs Starnes 2009-11-20 1 1:55 Australia flag Sydney, Australia Defends the CFC Middleweight Belt.
Win 22-2-1 United States flag Jared Hess TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Bellator 12 2009-06-19 4 1:41 United States flag Hollywood, Florida Wins the Bellator Middleweight Final. Becomes First Bellator Middleweight Champion.
Win 21-2-1 United States flag Damien Stelly TKO (Punches) Bellator 9 2009-05-29 1 2:56 United States flag Monroe, Louisiana Progresses to Bellator Middleweight Finals
Win 20-2-1 Mexico flag Virgil Lozano KO (Punch) Bellator 3 2009-04-17 1 1:10 United States flag Norman, Oklahoma Progresses to Bellator Middleweight Semi-Finals
Win 19-2-1 United States flag Ron Verdadero TKO (Suplex and Punches) CFC7 2009-02-20 1 0:20 Australia flag Sydney, Australia Defends CFC middleweight title
Win 18-2-1 United States flag Brian Ebersole Submission (Punches) CFC5 2008-09-12 4 1:56 Australia flag Sydney, Australia Defends CFC middleweight title
Win 17-2-1 Brazil flag Fabiano Capoani KO CFC4 2008-05-23 2 0:23 Australia flag Sydney, Australia Defends CFC middleweight title
Win 16-2-1 United States flag Tristan Yunker TKO (corner stoppage) CFC3 2008-02-15 1 3:10 Australia flag Sydney, Australia Defends CFC middleweight title
Win 15-2-1 22px Damir Mihajlovic Decision (unanimous) Serbia vs Australia 2007-12-21 3 5:00
Win 14-2-1 France flag Jean-François Lenogue Decision (unanimous) CFC2 2007-11-23 3 5:00 Australia flag Sydney, Australia Wins CFC middleweight title
Win 13-2-1 Japan flag Tatsuya Kurisu TKO (corner stoppage) X-Agon 2007-11-02 1 0:48 Australia flag Sydney, Australia
Draw 12-2-1 Australia flag Kyle Noke Decision (draw) CFC1 2007-07-28 3 5:00 Australia flag Sydney, Australia
Win 12-2 Australia flag Fabio Galeb TKO Oceania Fighting Championship 2007-05-19 1 ? Australia flag Sydney, Australia
Win 11-2 Japan flag Yusaku Tsukumo Decision (unanimous) Warriors Realm 9 2007-05-12 3 5:00 Australia flag Gold Coast, Australia
Win 10-2 22px James Te-Huna Submission (dislocated shoulder) Warriors Realm 8 2007-03-23 1 3:50 Australia flag Sydney, Australia
Win 9-2 Japan flag Eiji Ishikawa TKO DEEP 28th Impact 2007-02-16 1 0:50 Japan flag Tokyo, Japan
Loss 8-2 Armenia flag Gegard Mousasi Decision (unanimous) Pride Bushido 13 2006-11-05 2 5:00 Japan flag Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan PRIDE 2006 WW GP Alternate Bout
Win 8-1 South Korea flag Jae Young Kim Submission (armbar) Spirit - MC 9 2006-10-08 1 1:36
Win 7-1 Australia flag Michael Ravenscroft Decision (unanimous) Dojo - KO 2006-07-22 3 5:00 Australia flag Gold Coast, Australia
Loss 6-1 Japan flag Akihiro Gono Decision (unanimous) Pride Bushido 11 2006-04-04 2 5:00 Japan flagSaitama, Japan PRIDE 2006 WW GP Opening Round
Win 6-0 Australia flag Mathew Toa Submission (armbar) Ultimate Promotions - Total Termination 2006-04-01 1 0:36 Australia flag Gold Coast, Australia
Win 5-0 Japan flag Daiju Takase KO Xplosion 13 2006-03-18 1 ?
Win 4-0 Australia flag David Frendin KO Xtreme Fighting Championships 10 2006-03-03 1 0:52 Australia flag Gold Coast, Australia
Win 3-0 Australia flag Adam Bourke Submission (toelock) Xtreme Fighting Championships 9 2005-11-26 1 1:44 Australia flag Gold Coast, Australia
Win 2-0 Australia flag Chris Brown TKO Warriors Realm 3 2005-03-12 1 ? Australia flag Gold Coast, Australia
Win 1-0 Australia flag Michael Grunindike Decision (unanimous) Spartan Reality Fight 11 2004-09-26 2 5:00

Muay Thai recordEdit

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Rd. Time Location Notes
Win 3-0 Australia flag Aaron Boyes KO Xplosion 18 2008-03-29 2 Australia flag Sydney, Australia
Win 2-0 Australia flag Daniel Patterson Decision (Unanimous) Prosecution 2 2007-06-15 3 Australia flag Melbourne, Australia
Win 1-0 Australia flag Ronnie Najjar Decision (Unanimous) Fight Force Event at QBH 2007-03-04 3 Australia flag Melbourne, Australia

Judo AchievementsEdit

1991 College National Champion, City Isla de la Juventud - 52kg

1993 College National Champion, City Ciudad de la Havana - 71kg

1994 College National Champion, City Las Tunas - 71kg

1997 Gold : Junior Cuba Nationals Championship, Ciudad Santa Clara - 73kg

1997 Bronze : National Seniors Cuba Championship, Ciudad de la Havana - 73kg

1998 Silver : National Seniors Cuba Championship - 73kg

1998 Silver : Campeonato Ibero Americano - 73kg

1999 7th Place: Paris Open - 73kg

1999 Gold : Cuban National Championships - 73kg

2000 Gold : Cuban National Championships, City Santa Clara - 73kg

2000 Gold : Torneo International Jose Ramon Rodriges, City Santa Clara - 73kg

2000 Member of the Cuban Olympic Team - 73kg

2001 Silver : Austria Open - 73kg

2001 Bronze : World Masters Germany - 73kg

2001 7th Place: Hungarian Open - 73kg

2001 Silver : Tre Torri International Open - 73kg

2001 Gold : Cuban National Championships, City Santiago de Cuba - 73kg

2001 Gold : Torneo International Jose Ramon Rodrigues City Santiago de Cuba - 73kg

2002 Silver : International Open Guido Sieni Tournament, Italy - 73kg

2002 Bronze : International Open Tre Torri, Italy - 73kg

2002 Undefeated: World Team Championships, Suiza - 73kg

2004 Gold : Australian Open, 81kg and Open Weight(+100kg)


NotesEdit

Feb. 2009 , Warrior Fight Music produced and recorded Hector "Shango" Lombard's entrance theme song. "Another Day Another Fight".

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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