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Dana White Says Tyron Woodley “Wants Nothing To Do” With Hector Lombard

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During the pre-UFC 177 media scrum in Sacramento, California on Friday evening, UFC President Dana White told members of the MMA media that he was attempting to book a match between top-ranked UFC Welterweight contenders Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard, both of whom train together at American Top Team in Florida, for a UFC event at the end of the year. According to White, however, there is an issue on Woodley’s side about fighting his ATT teammate. White claims that Lombard is not only willing to fight Woodley, but noted that he said Woodley is a two-faced phony and that he wants to beat his ass. I sat down with Woodley after his fight in China, White said.

 

And, he won easily, quick in and out. I said listen, we need you again, what do you think about fighting Hector Lombard in Australia, main event. He said ‘that’s my teammate man, I don’t want to fight my teammate.’ I said dude, your teammate, you guys are three of the top five. You have to fight each other. White says he spoke with ATT’s founder, Dan Lambert, and he was for the fight as well. I talked to Dan Lambert and I said listen, this is the fight I want to make.

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