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UFC 199 fight card: Dan Henderson vs Hector Lombard full fight preview

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Dan Henderson and Hector Lombard will battle this Saturday (June 4, 2016) at UFC 199 inside The Forum in Inglewood, California. In a match up of powerful punches coming off rough losses, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight hitters Dan Henderson and Hector Lombard will hunt for the knockout this Saturday (June 4, 2016) inside The Forum in Inglewood, California.

It may be true that “Hollywood” Henderson has fallen on rough times and is nearing the end of his career, but that doesn’t mean he’s incapable of knocking out just about anyone if his right hand lands.

Lombard’s last 18 months haven’t been great either, as he failed a drug test and was stopped from strikes for the first time in his long career. Now back at Middleweight, Lombard is hoping for another chance at a fresh start.

Let’s take a closer look at the keys to victory for both men:

Dan Henderson
Record: 30-14
Key Wins: Mauricio Rua (UFC 139 and UFC Fight Night 38), Fedor Emelianenko (Strikeforce: Fedor vs Henderson), Tim Boestch (UFC Fight Night 68)
Key Losses: Vitor Belfort (UFC Fight Night 77, UFC Fight Night 32), Gegard Mousasi (UFC on FOX 14), Lyoto Machida (UFC 157)
Keys To Victory: Once an stifling wrestler with an iron jaw, Henderson has devolved into a power puncher without much durability. It’s unfortunate, but that’s often the fate of the fighter who chooses to keep fighting at the age of 45 nearly two decades into his professional career.

Normally, this is the part where I write about some fight specific tactics or techniques that could really influence the outcome of the bout. At the very least, some type of analysis on the match up itself would be relevant.

In the case of Dan Henderson, that would all ….View full article

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