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UFC 199 live blog: Dan Henderson vs. Hector Lombard

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Dan Henderson and Hector Lombard will square off at UFC 199 on Saturday night.
Dan Henderson and Hector Lombard will square off at UFC 199 on Saturday night.
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This is the UFC 199 live blog for Dan Henderson vs. Hector Lombard, a middleweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

Henderson, who has won two of his past five fights, will face Lombard, who is 2-2 (with one no-contest) in his past five fights, on the main card.

Check out the UFC 199 live blog below.

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Round 1: The referee in charge of the action is Herb Dean. Henderson is orthodox, Lombard is southpaw. Lombard is stalking, but Henderson's right hand is cocked and ready to unload. Henderson throws the right again, but it lands on the top of Lombard's head. Henderson wobbles Lombard with a huge right, but Lombard tags him in response and throws him to the ground. He moves to side control and tries an Americana and an armbar, but Henderson eventually scrambles to his feet. Lombard drops him again in a wild exchange and eventually lands in Henderson's full guard.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Lombard

Round 2: Now Henderson is doing the stalking and firing the right, mostly missing. Lombard is waiting for Henderson is throw first so he can counter. Out of nowhere, Henderson lands a head kick that wobbles Lombard, who catches the kick. Henderson lands a back elbow that sends Lombard crashing to the canvas. That's it.

Dan Henderson def. Hector Lombard via KO (back elbow) at 1:27 of round 2