Hector Lombard will look to bounce back in his second appearance in the Octagon on Friday night. - Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
This is the UFC on FX 6 live blog for Hector Lombard vs. Rousimar Palhares, a middleweight bout at Friday night's UFC event at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Queensland, Australia.
Lombard, who lost his UFC debut via split decision at UFC 149, will square off against Palhares, who has won three of his past four fights, on the main card.
Check out the live blog below.
Round 1: Marc Goodard is our referee. Lombard tosses out a front kick. Palhares responds with a leg kick. Lombard lunges and misses with a right hook. Lombard head-hunting but can't connect. Palhares lands another leg kick, but eats a big shot for his troubles. A wild left hand drops Palhares. Lombard leaps on top and Palhares clinches desperately. Lombard muscles out some separation and stands back up. Lombard unloading against fence. Palhares just covering up, trying to survive. Another right hand lands flush and Palhares plummets to the mat. Lombard swarms and this one is over.
Hector Lombard def. Rousimar Palhares via knockout (punch) at 3:38 of round 1.
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