Hector Lombard vs Jake Shields Targeted for UFC 171

Hector Lombard

Hector Lombard

  • 33-4-1 MMA / 2-2 UFC Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Alexander Shlemenko, Nate Marquardt, Rousimar Palhares

Jake Shields

Jake Shields

  • 29-6-1 MMA / 4-2 UFC Record
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Dan Henderson, Martin Kampmann, Tyron Woodley


UFC 171

March 15th, 2014

Dallas, Texas

American Airlines Center


Hector Lombard made quite the first impression in his welterweight debut, knocking out Nate Marquardt in under two minutes in the opening round at UFC 166. He went just 1-2 in the UFC’s 185-pound division, earning a knockout win over Rousimar Palhares, but lost split decisions to Tim Boetsch and Yushin Okami.

After a shaky 1-2 start to his UFC career, Jake Shields has proved he still belongs among the elite in mixed martial arts with three straight victories in the octagon. Most recently, a split decision win over grappling ace, Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 29.


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